Ardie Savea rugby player
Ardie Savea rugby player

Ardie Savea

14th Oct 1993 1.88m/102kg Openside Flanker

Tri Nations' top performers - tackles, carries & more

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Tri Nations concluded in dramatic fashion yesterday as the tussle between Australia and Argentina ended in a 16-all draw.   Each side scored one try with the rest being left up to the boot as...

Julian Savea returns as the Hurricanes confirm 2021 squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hawke’s Bay’s Lolagi Visinia and Wellington’s Pepesana Patafilo will take up the final two spots in next year’s Hurricanes roster.    The 2021 squad will officially...

All Blacks See Off Pumas With A Clinical Performance

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand avenged their historic first ever defeat to Argentina two weeks ago with an emphatic 38-0 victory over the Pumas in the second last fixture of the Tri Nations Championship. New Zealand missed...

Top Performers: Argentina vs New Zealand

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Hurricane’s loosie Ardie Savea showed his class today from the back of the scrum. On attack, he managed to score a lovely try in the first half, carrying the ball 15 times for 41 metres.  El...

Akira Ioane starts for the All Blacks 'vital' test against Argentina

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Argentina in the Tri Nations Test at McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle, on Saturday 28 November.   The key feature of the squad is the selection of loosehead...

Analysis: How Los Pumas managed to topple the All Blacks for the first time

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Heading into their Tri Nations test match against the All Blacks on Saturday, Argentina had never beaten the All Blacks with their record reading 29 tests, 28 losses and one draw.    Before...

All Black and Los Pumas teams named for Tri Nations clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Black and Los Pumas teams have been named for their Tri Nations Test at Bankwest Stadium, Sydney on Saturday 14 November.   The matchday 23 forward pack features the return of Joe Moody,...

Top Performers - Australia v New Zealand

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Australia bounced back from their humiliating record defeat to New Zealand a week ago as they edged the All Blacks 24-22 in a crazy Bledisloe 4 encounter in round 2 of the Tri Nations Championship.     With...

All Black Player Ratings v Australia - Bledisloe IV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Australia claimed a historic win in a pulsating clash in Brisbane as Ian Foster suffered his first defeat as the new All Blacks coach.   A game muddled with cards saw both Ofa Tu'ungafasi and...