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Remembering the amazing Jonah Lomu, 5 Years On

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Through the years, as the menacing cries of the Haka fill the electric air before every test the All Blacks play, the names and faces of the past legends who donned the renowned jersey are called to mind....

Mitre 10 Cup RD 10 Highlights: Counties Manukau v Southland

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Counties Manukau put an end to Southland's hopes of a semi-final spot with a 25-17 home win in the final round of the regular season in an all championship clash. It took until the 31st minute for Counties...

All the action from Round 10 of the Mitre 10 Cup as semi-finals loom

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finalists who will contest the Mitre 10 Cup have been named after an action-packed Round 10. In today’s (Sunday) fixtures, all three losing teams, remarkably, posted 33 points and surrendered...

Tana Umaga to coach Moana Pasifika against the Maori All Blacks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Māori All Blacks and Moana Pasifika will face off in a match that will bring culture, connection and entertainment to Hamilton’s FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton on Saturday, 5 December,...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 8 Highlights: Taranaki v Counties Manukau

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A great game from both teams providing an interesting spectacle. Taranaki were the first to draw blood, but it didn't last for long with Counties hitting back soon afterwards. This trend continued throughout...

All the action from the Mitre 10 Cup Round 8: Round-up & highlights

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The play-offs of the mitre 10 Cup creep ever closer with Round 8 concluding today largely as expected although three teams threw themselves above and beyond to post some significant upset results.   Canterbury...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 7 Highlights: Counties Manukau v Wellington

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Counties Manukau have a dismal second half as they allowed Wellington to punish them and wrap up a big win. Counties looked in control after they scored just after halftime, to take a nice point lead....

All Black prop joins the Blues

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks prop Nepo Laulala today confirmed he will play his Super Rugby for the Blues for the next two years.   Samoan-born Laulala, educated in Auckland at Mt Albert Grammar and Westley College,...

Mitre 10 Cup Stats Leaders: Most tackles, turnovers, metres gained & more

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 4 of the Mitre 10 Cup delivered the goods once again with some cracking encounters. The Ranfurly Shield changed hands once more as Hawke’s Bay defeated Otago at the Forsyth Barr Stadium. Apart...