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Will Jordan and David Havili return for the Crusaders

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders are preparing for their rescheduled Round 2 match against the Hurricanes on Sunday, and Head Coach Scott Robertson has made few changes to the side, following their Round 1 win over...

Peter Umaga-Jensen starts for the Hurricanes

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

A handful of tweaks have been made to the Hurricanes starting line-up ahead of Sunday’s clash with the Crusaders in Christchurch. The Hurricanes are the only side that managed to hand the Crusaders...

Crusaders secure their future with perpetual licence to operate

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders have secured their future in Super Rugby with confirmation today that they have signed a new competition licence with New Zealand Rugby (NZR), which will see the club operate in perpetuity.    Previously,...

Brumbies 61-10 Waratahs: Hansen stars with hat-trick in record-breaking rout

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mackenzie Hansen crossed for a hat-trick as the Brumbies ran in nine tries to thrash the Waratahs 61-10 in a lopsided Super Rugby AU clash at GIO Stadium in Canberra.  The hosts made it 17 wins in...

Super Rugby Aotearoa champions enjoy winning start

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hooker Codie Taylor scored the opening try of the 2021 season as holders Crusaders came out on top in Dunedin.   The Crusaders made a winning start to their Super Rugby Aotearoa title defence,...

HIGHLIGHTS: Highlanders v Crusaders

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders kicked off the defence of their Super Rugby Aotearoa Title with a 26-13 away win over their South Island rivals the Highlanders in the opening round. Two tries saw the Crusaders race out...

Crusaders get their season underway with a 13 point victory

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The defending champions Crusaders are too strong for the Highlanders as the Crusaders win it by 13 points.   The Crusaders proved they are once again a very strong side and their defence shut down...

WATCH: Codie Taylor scores a 40 metre blinder to kick off the new season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders kicked off the 2021 season in style with All Blacks Sam Whitelock and Codie Taylor combining wonderfully.   Taylor tore through the Highlanders defence from 40 metres out after a great...

WATCH: Joe Moody welcomes Irishman Jack Regan welcomed to Super Rugby with a palm to the face

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland u20s lock Jack Regan made his Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders in the 2021 season opener starting in the pack against the Crusaders.    The former Ulsterman was welcomed...