The Blues have continued their unbeaten start to 2024 and stretched the Highlanders' misery against their Kiwi rivals with a 37-29 victory to open Super Round in Melbourne.
Early season form suggests this match-up will be a tough titanic battle.
Super Rugby heads to Melbourne for the third edition of Super Round
Fiji rugby's long season of success has come to a sudden end when the Fijian Drua were beaten 34-10 by the Blues in the first round of Super Rugby Pacific.
The Super Rugby Pacific 2024 teams have been confirmed ahead of the opening round
The Highlanders and Blues completed unbeaten pre-season build-ups ahead of Super Rugby Pacific kick-off on 23 February.
The 2024 Super Rugby Pacific season has been officially launched in Auckland.
Super Rugby Pacific tweaks offside law to encourage counterattack.
Valuable lessons for all NZ teams emerged from the second weekend of Super Rugby Pacific warm-up games.
The season is up and running with trial matches providing vital conditioning and match practice ahead of February 23 kick-off.
New Zealand-based clubs have announced an 11-match schedule of pre-season matches
All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu will be the Blues captain for the Super Rugby Pacific season.
All 12 squads for the 2024 Super Rugby Pacific tournament have been announced.
Here is the schedule for the 84-match regular season of Super Rugby Pacific 2024.
Super Rugby Pacific’s biggest weekend is locked to come back to Melbourne for the third time in 2024
The Crusaders have once again dashed the Blues' title hopes by dominating their Auckland-based rivals in a 52-15 win in the first Super Rugby Pacific semi-final.
We are down to the penultimate week of the Super Rugby Pacific season with just four teams left standing.
Two losses to the Crusaders earlier in the season and how they changed their game between both were lessons the Blues hope to learn from in Friday's Super Rugby Pacific semifinal in Christchurch.
There are just four teams left standing in Super Rugby Pacific 2023.
The Blues have ended the NSW Waratahs' season with a clinical 41-12 victory in the opening Super Rugby Pacific quarter-final of 2023.