At the ARFU prize giving, Daniel Braid picked up two awards;
* ARFU Supporters Club Player of the Year
* ANZC Defensive Player of the Year
Congratulations to the following players who were selected for the 2009 Blues Squad;
* Jamie Helleur
* John Afoa
* Jerome Kaino
Well done to Franco Smith who was ARFU High Performance Academy Player of the Year.
And, to a former University Player, lock Andrew van der Heijden was named Counties Manukau rugby player of the year.