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Hurricanes keep their Super Rugby Aotearoa title hopes alive

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes centre Peter Umaga-Jensen scored two first-half tries as the Hurricanes beat the Chiefs 31-18 in the penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa on Saturday.   The clash at the cake...

Team News: Nehe Milner-Skudder misses out for the Highlanders as Nareki returns

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa brings another classic local derby with the Highlanders travelling to Christchurch to take on the Crusaders.   The battle of the Mainland and it’s...

Two Rising Stars Re-Sign With The Hurricanes

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

 New Zealand Rugby and the Hurricanes have secured contract extensions for major local talents, Peter Umaga-Jensen and Asafo Aumua.   Umaga-Jensen’s mid-field talents have been front...

Team News: 50 Up For Wes Goosen As Coles Returns To The Starting XV

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes winger Wes Goosen will bring up 50 games for the Hurricanes on Saturday when he runs out against the Chiefs at Sky Stadium.   The winger has been with the Wellington-based side...

Eleven Twin Brothers In Rugby

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Professional rugby is somewhat of a family business with there being numerous examples of fathers and sons representing clubs and countries with the same being said of brothers.   While...

Super Rugby Aotearoa - Top stats performers from Round 8

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the conclusion of Round 8, the Crusaders hold their position at the top of the table after their defeat of the Chiefs while the Blues, lying in second place, still have a shot at the title should their...

How Three Teams Could Still Take The Super Rugby Aotearoa Title

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the hugely successful Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament nears conclusion, Round 8’s results have maintained the possibility of an exciting finish and the Blues’ victory over the Highlanders...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Team Of The Week Round Eight

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Aotearoa heads into the closing stages of the competition with just two rounds remaining with the Crusaders leading the pack with 24 league points with the Blues hot on their heels with...

Super Rugby Aotearoa: The Top Five Players Of The Day

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders bounced back from their loss to the Hurricanes last weekend, running in 5 tries to beat the Chiefs 32-19.  The victory have won seven of their last nine Super Rugby games against the...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and confirmed transfers of the week.     Vern Cotter brings in reinforcements Vern Cotter has started to piece his backroom staff at Fiji together...