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Rhys Patchell signs for the Green Rockets in Japan

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales fly-half Rhys Patchell has joined NEC Green Rockets Tokatsu in Japan. The 31-year-old spent the 2024 Super Rugby season with Highlanders in New Zealand but will now link up with former Wales...

Campbell, O'Connor Named For Key Roles Against Wales

18 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jock Campbell has been named captain and James O'Connor installed at flyhalf in the Queensland Reds side to play Wales on Friday night at Suncorp Stadium.The fervour for the Reds’ first home clash...

Josh Ioane joins Connacht Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce the signing of talented All Black out-half Josh Ioane from the Chiefs for the 2024/25 season. Ioane arrives with vast experience at the highest level of southern...

Highlanders name Joseph as head coach

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have today announced changes to the coaching team for the 2025 season. Jamie Joseph the current Head of Rugby has been offered and accepted the role of Head Coach.    We are...

Highlanders announce five new signings

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders continue to build for the future with the confirmed signings of five talented young players. Adding to the home-grown talents of Will Stodart and Josh Whaanga, joining the Highlanders in...

Six to debut for the Maori All Blacks v Japan XV

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six players are in-line to make their debut for the Māori All Blacks in game one against Japan XV this Saturday, 10.00pm NZST (7.00pm JST) kick-off at Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium, Tokyo.Laghlan...

Maori All Blacks squad announced for Japan 2024

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Māori All Blacks selectors of Ross Filipo (Muaūopko), Roger Randle (Ngāti Awa), Greg Feek (Ngāti Kahugunu) and Jamie Joseph (Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Rārua, Rangitāne) have announced a 28-strong...

All Blacks squad named for Steinlager Ultra Low Carb Series

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Barrett has been named as the new All Blacks captain, with a 32-strong squad including five uncapped players announced today ahead of the 2024 Steinlager Ultra Low Carb Series.The squad selected...

URC Final: Bulls vs Glasgow Warriors - Player Focus

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  After the Bulls dominated the early stages of the match going 13-0 up, Glasgow Warriors clawed their way back into the game and managed to win 16-21 at Loftus Versveld.   Here is our Key...

Highlanders Coach, Kendrick Lynn, to join Los Pumas

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders Attack Coach, Kendrick (Kenny) Lynn, has today been announced as the Assistant Coach for the Argentinian National Rugby Team, Los Pumas.    Lynn returned to the Highlanders as...