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World Rugby U20 Championship disciplinary update: Stanley Solomon (New Zealand)

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand winger, Stanley Solomon, has received a two-match sanction for a dangerous tackle in their match against France on 14 July, 2024 in the semi-final of the World Rugby U20 Championship taking...

Black Ferns O’Reilly Cup squad announced

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns coaches have gone for consistency and experience, in their 30-strong squad named ahead of their upcoming O’Reilly Cup Test in Australia. The Black Ferns team is (Age/Super Club/Province/Test...

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...

Scott Barrett and Codie Taylor recommit to New Zealand Rugby until 2027

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Senior All Blacks Scott Barrett and Codie Taylor have extended their commitment to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) through to the 2027 Rugby World Cup.The new deal will extend both players existing contracts for...

Black Ferns Pacific Four Series squad named

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns coaches Allan Bunting, Steve Jackson, Mike Delany, Tony Christie and Dan Cron have named a 30-strong squad for the Pacific Four Series including three home Tests in Hamilton, Auckland and Christchurch.The...

Jordie Barrett commits to New Zealand Rugby beyond Rugby World Cup, confirms sabbatical

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jordie Barrett has become the first All Black to commit his services to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) beyond the 2027 Rugby World Cup. The 27-year-old has put pen to paper on a new deal that will see him...

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...

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...

Beauden Barrett recommits to New Zealand Rugby until 2027

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett will play rugby in New Zealand for the next four years after re-signing with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Blues until the end of 2027.Barrett is currently in Japan playing for Toyota...