After winning three victories in Super Rugby, Auckland-based fans of The Blues dare to hope that the team’s long-delayed resurgence has finally begun. The Blues is New Zealand’s rugby kid for years, through a series of senior coaches who failed before.
A team was the original power of Super Rugby, winning the title in the first two seasons and again in 2003, was in a long and unimaginable decline. Despite the largest number of players in New Zealand, The Blues finally reached the Super Rugby semi-finals in 2011; since then, they have ranked 12, 10, 10, 14, 11 and 9 – and the last ending in the New Zealand conference in each of those years.
Each season begins with high hopes before the end of failure because the Blues show that it cannot match the standards of a strong conference in New Zealand.
The National Football League, concerned about the club’s lack of success, could reduce the popularity of the sport in New Zealand’s largest city – a partial fear supported by recent data. – worked with the Blues to arrest their decline. Nothing seems to work, etc. until this season.
After the start of the Super Rugby season with three defeats, including the opening match of 24-22 for nine-time champion Crusaders, winning against Sunwolves based in Tokyo, Highlanders based in Dunedin and Stormers are based. in Cape Town brought the Blues the first three consecutive wins since 2017. Their victory over the Player on March 22 was the first time they overcame another New Zealand franchise in three Super Rugby seasons.
This performance was enough for the captain John Parsons, a hard-working man, to be at the center of their improvement, claiming his team was a “new Blues”.
The Blues still lack one of the important components of a Super Rugby rugby team, a world-class player, and that is one of the reasons for their failure in the past decade. Since Carlos Spencer, they have struggled to solve number 10, using more than 30 players in this role.