Richard Buckman rugby player
Richard Buckman rugby player

Richard Buckman

27th May 1989 1.85m/92kg Outside Centre

All Blacks return to the Highlanders starting XV for Sunwolves clash

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following on from their round 10 win against the Blues, Highlanders' Head Coach Aaron Mauger has stuck largely with the same group to face the Sunwolves.   All Blacks Aaron Smith and Luke Whitelock...

Milestone match for Ben Smith against the Crusaders

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Smith will play his 150th game for the Highlanders on Friday night. Highlander #160 he made his debut in 2009 and debuted later that year for the All Blacks (75 games), he has scored 190 points for...

Marty Banks named for Highlanders start

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders will field a strong side against the Blues for Friday’s clash at Eden Park. The forwards will have the experience of Liam Coltman, Tom Franklin and Luke Whitelock combined with exciting...

Highlanders name team for Southern Derby

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

A classic southern derby match awaits the Highlanders faithful on Saturday night at Forsyth Barr Stadium. The high-flying Crusaders will arrive with a nineteen-match winning record intact. The last time...

Highlanders named to play the Hurricanes

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aaron Smith and Ben Smith return to the Highlanders for the New Zealand Conference derby against the Hurricanes. Co-captain, Luke Whitelock, will play at number eight after a break last week and James...

Japanese Club Enter Race For Retallick's Signature

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

After denying claims of signing a world record £1m (NZ$1.9m) deal with with the Sale Sharks, All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick is now linked with a move to Japan.     Sale Sharks coach...

Dan Carter named Top League MVP

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter wrapped up his first season in Japan by claiming the Top League MVP award Sunday. A day after helping his team to the league title, the Kobe Kobelco Steelers playmaker was also named Top Kicker...

Highlanders bring back cult hero Marty Banks for 2019

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have today announced an experienced squad to play the 2019 Super Rugby season.     Just seven new caps amongst the 38 man squad with five of those in the forwards. Hooker Ray...

Waratahs v Highlanders Super Rugby Playoff Preview

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs will be looking to secure the double over the Highlanders this weekend after they ended Australia's drought against New Zealand sides earlier this season.  Historically the Waratahs...

Super Rugby Playoffs Preview

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 Super Rugby teams have been narrowed down to just 8 teams who will battle it out to lift the Super Rugby trophy on 4 August.    Road to the Final:    Hurricanes v Chiefs The...