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Details Of The New Super Rugby Trans Tasman Competition Have Been Revealed

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Rugby Australia (RA) have today released the details of a six-week Super Rugby Trans-Tasman tournament which will kick off on 14 May.   The Trans-Tasman crossover competition...

Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 Draw Announced

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced the draw for Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 with 10 weeks of derby matches to kick off on 26 February next year and finish with a winner-takes-all Final for the Tū Kōtahi Aotearoa...

The Seven Players Set To Make Their Debuts In Bledisloe IV

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Test Rugby undergoes a change with the start of every Rugby World Cup cycle and 2020 has been no different for the Wallabies and All Blacks.   Both sides have welcomed new head coaches in Dave Rennie...

All Black wings' season cut short

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black winger George Bridge is set for a six-month spell on the sidelines after suffering a serious pectoral injury while weight-training in the gym this week, the All Blacks have confirmed.   Bridge...

All Black scrumhalf TJ Perenara poised for Japan move

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Hurricanes scrumhalf TJ Perenara is on the verge of signing a deal to join a Japanese side for the 2021 Top League season as part of a lucrative rugby sabbatical.   A report...

Ngani Laumape gets All Blacks call up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have confirmed that Hurricanes centre Ngani Laumape has joined their Rugby Championship squad as an injury replacement for Braydon Ennor, who ruptured his anterior cruciate...

Former All Black lock Isaac Ross joins Tasman

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks lock Isaac Ross has been brought into the Tasman Mako rugby squad for the remainder of their Mitre 10 Cup campaign.     Having been with Japanese side NTT Communications...

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...

Barrett or Mo'unga? Predicting how the All Blacks could line up in Ian Foster's first game

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster kicks off his term as the new All Blacks head coach on Sunday 11 October at Sky Stadium in Wellington.   The former assistant coach has a tough task ahead of him following the successful...

Cauldron awaits Wallabies as fans return to Eden Park

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crowds will return to Eden Park for Test match rugby next weekend with confirmation of the second Bledisloe Cup match to go ahead on Sunday 18 October.   New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has welcomed the...