Angus Ta'avao rugby player
Angus Ta'avao rugby player

Angus Ta'avao

22nd Mar 1990 1.94m/124kg Tighthead Prop

Potential North v South Island Teams

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster confirmed on Friday that a North Island versus South Island rugby match will go ahead with the clash doubling as an All Blacks trial.   The inter-island match was...

The INCREDIBLY Talented U20 Class Of 2010

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

We continue to look back at past U20 World Championship and have a look at where some of the players who have had gone to reach the pinnacle of test rugby and star on the domestic scene.     Kurtley...

Ta'avao & Luke Jacobson set for more time on sideline

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their first loss of the Super Rugby season, the Chiefs have now been dealt double injury news, with All Blacks duo Angus Ta'avao and Luke Jacobson set for more time on the sideline.     Ta'avao...

All Blacks team named for RWC2019 Bronze Final against Wales

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have overhauled their match day 23 from the team that was defeated 19-7 by England in the World Cup semi-final.   Steve Hansen has made a total of eight changes to their starting...

All Blacks Team Named For RWC Semi-Final Against England

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen has sprung a massive surprise in naming his All Blacks' team to face England with Scott Barrett replacing Sam Cane in the starting XV.     Barrett starts...

All Blacks inspired by Hansen's half-time rage

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand's players were on the receiving end of a fearsome half-time dressing down from head coach Steve Hansen before they pulled away from Namibia to claim a 71-9 win at the Rugby World Cup.     Minnows...

RWC Review: New Zealand 71-9 Namibia

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks produced a dominant second half to thrash Namibia 71-9 at the Rugby World Cup on Sunday.   After a sloppy start, New Zealand improved after the break in Chofu on their way to a third...

Trio of Barrett brothers to make All Blacks history

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden, Scott and Jordie Barrett will become the first trio of brothers to start for New Zealand when the All Blacks face Canada at the Rugby World Cup.   Wednesday's Pool B fixture against Canada...

All Blacks name strong squad to face South Africa

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen said: "Any combination of players in our squad could have justified their selection.  But in the end we believe the 23 we have selected is the right group for this...

Beauden Barrett to fly-half for the All Blacks final hit-out before World Cup

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Tonga on Saturday September 7th at FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton.   In the forwards, Codie Taylor starts at hooker, with Liam Coltman providing cover...