Hurricanes Sign Quartet for 2025

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes announced the signings of halfback, Jordi Viljoen and lock Tom Allen on two-year deals, as well as the re-signings of midfielder/winger Bailyn Sullivan and prop Pouri Rakete-Stones (both...

Top referees selected in new-look development programme

5 months 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...

Wellington Rugby appoint new coaches for Lions and Pride

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wellington Rugby Football Union (WRFU) are thrilled to announce the appointments of Alando Soakai and Fusi Feaunati, as the new Wellington Lions Head Coach, and Wellington Pride Head Coach, for the...

Ardie Savea wins top prize at ASB Rugby Awards

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A month after claiming World Rugby’s biggest prize, Ardie Savea has claimed the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial Player of the Year at this evening’s ASB Rugby Awards. It is the second time Savea...

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Counties Manukau v Manawatu

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Check out all the highlights from Counties Manukau v Manawatu in round eight of the NPC.  

NPC: A look into Round 3

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The NPC enters its third week of non-stop action. This weekends fixtures kick-off with Bay of Plenty travelling to the Navigation Homes Stadium is a stadium in Pukekohe, to take on Counties Manukau....

NPC: The history of the Ranfurly Shield

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 1902 Auckland became the first holders of the Shield because in that year it had the best record of any Provincial Union (the blue and whites were unbeaten that year). In 1904 the first challenge was...