Tana Umaga replaced as head coach of Blues

2018-11-15 07:02

All Blacks great Tana Umaga has stepped down as head coach of the Blues after disappointing results during his three years in charge.

Blues give Umaga more back-up

2018-07-16 10:23

The Blues have provided under-fire head coach Tana Umaga with more support after appointing the experienced Tom Coventry as his assistant.

Blues give under-fire Umaga another year

2018-05-16 06:50

The struggling Blues gave coach Tana Umaga a 12-month contract extension, but made it clear he needs to turn around the Super Rugby club's fortunes.

Tana Umaga still up for Blues challenge

2018-04-30 09:11

Blues head coach Tana Umaga said he has faith in his side in what it was trying to do but all he can do is look at things from week to week.

Blues chief offers support for under-fire Umaga

2018-04-24 06:44

Blues chief executive Michael Redman has expressed support for embattled coach Tana Umaga.

Ioane takes Sonny Bill’s spot as Blues welcome Sharks

2018-03-29 07:43

Blues coach Tana Umaga has named his team for Saturday’s Super Rugby encounter against the Sharks at Eden Park.

Pollard has the skills to play No 12 - Umaga

2018-03-16 09:23

Blues coach and former All Black Tana Umaga believes Handre Pollard’s versatility could prove handy for the Springboks in future.

Umaga: Lions win 'right up there'

2018-03-12 10:18

Blues coach Tana Umaga says that his side's win over the Lions on Saturday was one of the best in his career.

Umaga on Ioane: We're not moving the world's best wing

2018-02-14 10:48

All Blacks wing Rieko Ioane may be keen to look to his future at centre, but Blues coach Tana Umaga has told him not to be in a hurry.

Umaga: Time to move on from O'Driscoll tackle

2017-06-05 22:54

Tana Umaga fears the controversy around the tackle that put Brian O'Driscoll out of the 2005 British and Irish Lions series may never end.


Tana Umaga hails Ma'a Nonu return

2018-10-31 10:50

Blues coach Tana Umaga has hailed the return of Ma'a Nonu to the Super Rugby franchise after naming his squad for the season on Wednesday.

Blues change 1 for Crusaders

2018-07-12 08:51

Blues head coach Tana Umaga has made just one alteration to his starting line-up to take on the Crusaders in Christchurch.

Tana Umaga hails Blues’ self belief

2018-05-07 10:34

Blues head coach Tana Umaga says an internal faith helped the Auckland-based outfit to beat the Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday.

Blues chop and change for Jaguares

2018-04-26 09:47

Blues head coach Tana Umaga has made several changes to his starting line-up to take on the Jaguares in Saturday's Super Rugby encounter in Auckland.

Tana Umaga full of praise for Blues defence

2018-04-16 09:20

Blues head coach Tana Umaga was full of praise his side's defensive efforts in their victory over the Sunwolves in Tokyo at the weekend.

Rassie in a 'tough' position - Umaga

2018-03-16 14:11

Blues coach Tana Umaga has acknowledged that Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus faces a “tough” task in his new role.

Tana Umaga chats to Sport24

2018-03-16 07:55

In an exclusive interview, Blues coach Tana Umaga talks about his team’s turnaround, and previews the Stormers showdown at Newlands.

Bryn Gatland starts at pivot for Blues

2018-02-21 08:48

Blues coach Tana Umaga has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Highlanders in Dunedin.

Parsons defends under-fire Umaga

2017-07-19 14:45

Blues captain James Parsons has voiced his support for under-fire coach Tana Umaga following the team's disastrous 48-21 loss to the Sunwolves.

Umaga proud of Blues effort

2017-05-26 19:09

Blues coach Tana Umaga rates his side's team performance in the 16-16 draw with the Chiefs at Eden Park on Friday as one of their best.

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