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NPC round-up: Round 3

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury snuck past Waikato on Friday night to get Round 3 of the NPC underway. Just one point separated the teams at the final whistle as Canterbury were declared winners by 20-19.       Wellington’s...

Looking ahead to Round 2: NPC

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 of the Bunnings NPC kicks off on Saturday with Counties Manukau hosting North Harbour at Navigation Homes Stadium. Counties will be looking to rectify their start to the competition after they...

Nine new in the Canterbury NPC squad as Naholo moves from Taranaki

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The side will again be captained by High School Old Boys’ Reed Prinsep. “Reed’s a leader,” said Co Coach Mark Brown. “We felt he did a great job for us in the role last year...

All Blacks name squad for 2021 Rugby Championship

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named their squad for the 2021 edition of the Rugby Championship.         🎥...

Dane Zander, Feao Fotuaika and Richie Asiata sign new Reds deals

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Reds re-signing spree has continued with a further three players staying put at Ballymore.    Frontrow trio Dane Zander, Feao Fotuaika and Richie Asiata will all remain at the...

Scott Robertson recommits to New Zealand Rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Robertson has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Crusaders for the next three years, announcing today he will lead the Crusaders through to the end of 2024.     The Crusaders...

Newcastle Falcons snap up speedster from champions Harlequins

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Multiple Premiership title winner Nathan Earle has joined Newcastle Falcons on a two-year deal, speaking of the 'exciting times' ahead at Kingston Park Stadium.     The 26-year-old winger...