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Super Rugby Pacific 2024 Round One Teams

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Pacific is set to get underway this weekend as the 12 teams battle for the title. The defending champions Crusaders will kick off the action against the Chiefs on Friday February 23, followed...

First Highlanders team of 2024 to include five new debutants

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first official Highlanders team of 2024 is set to introduce no fewer than five debutants on Saturday night in Dunedin.  Head Coach Clarke Dermody expresses confidence in the team selected for...

Queensland Reds announce team for Round 1 clash against the Waratahs

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tom Lynagh has been named to start at flyhalf in the Queensland Reds side for Saturday night’s clash against the NSW Waratahs at Suncorp Stadium. Head coach Les Kiss has included nine players with...

Hurricanes squad for preseason match against Moana Pasifika

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a 90-minute hit out under the roof in Dunedin, the Hurricanes now turn their attention to hosting Moana Pasifika, naming a strong side for their final preseason match at NZCIS on Friday, in Upper...

Highlanders welcome back de Groot for Final Pre-Season game

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have included All Black, Ethan de Groot, for this week’s pre-season clash set to take place in Methven. This Friday’s match will see the Highlanders take on the Crusaders, who...

Top referees selected in new-look development programme

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new-look development referee programme has been introduced in 2024 and features more than 70 of the country's leading referees.The programme sees the traditional High Performance squad disbanded in favour...

Harmon to lead the Highlanders in 2024

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders Head Coach, Clarke Dermody, has today announced Billy Harmon as the 2024 Highlanders team Captain.   Dermody was complimentary of Billy’s composure and skillset, “Billy leads...

Erasmus signed to 2027 as Bok coaching team confirmed

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus – the mastermind behind the Springboks’ back-to-back Rugby World Cup titles of 2019 and 2023 – has returned to the role of head coach for the next four years, following...

Springboks look to scoop up former All Black into coaching staff

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to reports, the Springboks are set to sign former All Blacks flyhalf Tony Brown as an attack coach – and if they get this right, it will be a huge boost for the South Africans. Another...

Highlanders to Host Hurricanes in pre-season fixture

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders’ supporters will recall in-season matches and post season games being played at the home of the Highlanders, Forsyth Barr Stadium, but never a preseason game under the roof. That changes...