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Woods thrilled Blatchy’s Blues going hi-tech for State of Origin fans

The Blatchy’s Blues have become an institution at Origin matches, but now that fan experience is about to be revolutionised, taking the passionate NSW supporters closer than they have ever been. With a special set of headphones incorporated within their trademark wig, the Blues faithful will be able to hear a pre-game speech from coach Laurie Daley plus the bright blue afros will light up for the first time. The new smart wig concept was initiated by NSWRL partner The Star.   Aaron Woods k...
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Daley & Sterlo urge VB Blues fans to buy early

Laurie Daley and Peter Sterling have urged VB Blues fans to get behind the team and sign up to Blatchy's Blues membership for the 2017 State of Origin series. Early-bird tickets are on sale, but only for Blatchy's Blues and ticketed NRL members, with the general public having to wait until Friday. For the first time, tickets for all three matches will go on sale simultaneously, with Blatchy's Blues members receiving priority ticket access to watch the VB Blues battle it out with Queensland. ...
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State of Origin 2015: The Blatchy’s Blues will be out in record numbers at game one - 27 May 2015

 LAURIE Daley’s NSW Blues will boast an army of supporters which will rival the average NRL crowd this season. Official supporter group of NSW, the Blatchy’s Blues, have secured a record 15,000 tickets for Wednesday’s Origin I blockbuster at ANZ Stadium. The famous band of blue T-shirt and wig-wearing NSW fans are expected to fill the entire southern end of the stadium following a further 3000 extra Blatchy’s snapping up tickets — surpassing the previous record of 12,000 set last year. ANZ...
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Blatchys Blues to take NSW to the World - 23 October 2014

The NSW VB Blues could soon join Manchester United, Real Madrid and the New York Yankees as one of the most recognisable and wealthy sporting brands in the world after bringing on board the greatest fan club in rugby league in Blatchys Blues. Rugby league’s showpiece – State of Origin is already broadcast live throughout Australia and to 90 countries and territories worldwide. Now through the purchase of Dan Blatch’s unique blue wig-wearing fan club Blatchys Blues, the NSW VB Blues is one pow...
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Origin fan club Blatchy’s Blues is on the verge of being sold to NSWRL

 THE greatest fan club in rugby league, Blatchy’s Blues, is on the verge of being sold to NSW league bosses. Founder Dan Blatch, a Bondi financial planner and Blues tragic, is close to striking a six-figure deal with the NSW Rugby League, sources say. The confidential negotiations were discussed among league identities in the Legends room at ANZ Stadium during the State of Origin match last week. One rugby league source said the sale price could be “less than $700,000”, while another said it...
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Top10 Aussie Guinness World Record-breaking marketing events - 9 November 2012

World record: Most people wearing wigs Who: Blatchy’s Blues (State of Origin)  At State of Origin Game 2 in 2012 Dan Blatch, founder of Blatchy’s Blues, thought he could break a record and in doing so bring attention to the game he loves so much, the team he lives for and the thousands of people that have become his loyal followers. A sea of blue wigs (12,083 to be exact) confirmed his suspicions, and a small army of witnesses sent out to count them confirmed the record. The attempt was heav...
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