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Highlanders Announce 2023 Squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

2023 brings the arrival of a new Super Rugby Pacific season and a new captain for the Highlanders. Experienced loose forward, Billy Harmon, will take the reins of the team for 2023, fresh from skippering...

Highlanders Confirm Coaching Group for 2023

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have announced Otago NPC Coach Tom Donnelly has been appointed as their forwards coach for two years from 2023.   Donnelly played 65 games for the Highlanders between 2004-2011 as...

Highlanders and Crusaders set for Farmlands Cup showdown in North Otago

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a one-year hiatus due to Covid-19, the Crusaders and Highlanders will have a pre-season showdown on Friday 10 February 2023 in Weston, North Otago for the Farmlands Cup.Through this annual event,...

All Blacks XV squad named for two-match tour against Ireland A and Barbarians

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Auckland and Blues lock Patrick Tuipulotu will captain the inaugural All Blacks XV squad selected for two matches against Ireland A and the Barbarians next month. The 28-strong All Blacks XV squad was...

All Blacks name 35 man squad for November Tests

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named the following squad for the Lipovitan-D Rugby Challenge Cup fixture in Japan and the Healthspan Elite Northern Tour of Wales, Scotland...

Jamie Mackintosh joins Hurricanes as Set Piece Coach

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black prop, Jamie Mackintosh has been named as the Hurricanes new Set Piece Coach for the upcoming Super Rugby Pacific season.     37-year-old Mackintosh, currently the Forwards...