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New era for Black Ferns Sevens

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new era for the Black Ferns Sevens kicked off on Wednesday with new players and coaching group setting their sights on the next three years.Nominated for Halberg Coach of the Year, Cory Sweeney...

Codie Taylor latest All Black to ink long-term deal

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks, Crusaders and Canterbury hooker Codie Taylor has become the latest top player to recommit long term to New Zealand Rugby (NZR), inking a deal through to 2025.   30-year-old Taylor has...

Sarah Hirini and Anna Richards take major prizes as women's rugby shines at the ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns Sevens captain Sarah Hirini has collected three major prizes at the 2021 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards, including the supreme Kelvin R. Tremain Memorial Player of the Year. Due to COVID-19...

Nominees announced for 2021 ASB Rugby Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby’s (NZR) top performers of 2021 will be recognised in an ASB Rugby Awards TV event, with nominees announced today. This year’s awards, due to COVID-19 restrictions on public...

The New Zealand and Moana Pasifika Super Rugby Pacific 2022 squads

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Returning star power, some familiar faces from the past join a cast of exciting young rookies in New Zealand's five 2022 Super Rugby Pacific squads announced today.     CLICK HERE TO VIEW...

Bunnings Warehouse Heartland Championship introduces the Bill Osborne Taonga and Ian Kirkpatrick Medal

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Iconic All Blacks Bill Osborne and Ian Kirkpatrick have had newly created Bunnings Warehouse Heartland Championship awards named after them New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced.   A...

Inaugural Super Rugby Aupiki squads announced

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The inaugural season of Super Rugby Aupiki reaches another milestone today with the announcement of player signings across the four teams. 105 players have signed contracts for 2022 and the first season...