The Blues have confirmed that Rene Ranger has ruptured a knee ligament, ending the destructive centre's Super Rugby season.
The Sharks went down to the Blues at Eden Park in an opening tour match that was full of thrills, excitement, determined defence and courageous play.
See how the action unfolded in the Super Rugby clash between the Blues and Sharks from Auckland.
The Blues will be hoping to end a ten-game losing streak against the Sharks when they host them at Eden Park in Auckland.
Blues coach Tana Umaga has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Sharks at Eden Park.
Former Blues lock Kurtis Haiu has died at the age of just 31 after a long battle with cancer, the Super Rugby club has confirmed.
The Chiefs have extended their lead atop the Super Rugby standings with a hard-fought New Zealand Super Rugby derby win over the Blues.
The Blues maintained New Zealand's strong start to the 2016 Super Rugby tournament with a hard-fought win over the Jaguares.
The Reds and the Blues played out to a 25-25 draw on Saturday after Ihaia West's last second penalty.
Blues captain Jerome Kaino has been cited for a dangerous tackle in his side's 23-19 loss to the Hurricanes in Auckland.
The Hurricanes have edged the Blues in their Super Rugby clash at Eden Park in Auckland.
The Crusaders have beaten the Blues comfortable in a Super Rugby clash in Christchurch on Friday morning.
The Blues have surprisingly made several changes to their team that will meet the Crusaders in Christchurch.
Blues captain Jerome Kaino has warned his side that the Crusaders will come back firing after their loss to the Chiefs.
The Blues have stunned the defending champion Highlanders in the first match of Super Rugby 2016.