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Mitre 10 Cup RD 8 Highlights: Taranaki v Counties Manukau

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A great game from both teams providing an interesting spectacle. Taranaki were the first to draw blood, but it didn't last for long with Counties hitting back soon afterwards. This trend continued throughout...

All the action from the Mitre 10 Cup Round 8: Round-up & highlights

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The play-offs of the mitre 10 Cup creep ever closer with Round 8 concluding today largely as expected although three teams threw themselves above and beyond to post some significant upset results.   Canterbury...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 7 Highlights: Waikato v Taranaki

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Play got underway at the Waikato stadium, Smith missed a penalty kick in the 6th minute, but minutes later and Waaka went over to score the first points of the day. Potroz got Taranaki on the board in...

The Four Players Who Are Set To Earn Their Test Debuts For Ireland This Weekend

2 months ago by Ulitmate Rugby

There are four uncapped players included in the Ireland matchday 23 to face Italy on Saturday.   Andy Farrell has handed starting test debuts with Will Connors earning his first cap on the...

RD 6 HIGHLIGHTS | Southland v Taranaki (Mitre 10 Cup 2020)

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Week 6 got underway at the Rugby Park stadium between Southland and Taranaki. Both teams comes off consecutive losses and hoped to secure victory. The game got off to a quiet and evenly paced start with...

Barrett Boost For All Blacks But Concern For Sam Whitelock

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of their second test against the Wallabies, All Blacks head coach could have both Beauden and Scott Barrett at his disposal following their 16 all draw last weekend.    Beauden Barrett...

Mitre 10 Cup Stats Leaders: Most tackles, turnovers, metres gained & more

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 4 of the Mitre 10 Cup delivered the goods once again with some cracking encounters. The Ranfurly Shield changed hands once more as Hawke’s Bay defeated Otago at the Forsyth Barr Stadium. Apart...

Mitre 10 Cup Highlights: Northland v Taranaki

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a game that was rather evenly matched game with Northland having the slight upper hand. Northland were the team to draw first blood and seemed to control the rest of the game's lead as well with...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Wrap-Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 4 of the Mitre 10 Cup is done and dusted and, as usual, provided fans with some quality displays of rugby with the skills and adventurous spirit of the New Zealander players.   Bay of Plenty...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 3 HIGHLIGHTS | Taranaki v Otago

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Otago put in an impressive performance in tough conditions to regain the Ranfurly Shield as they beat Taranaki at the TET Stadium. They had an impressive first half to take 17 point lead into half time, using the breeze to their advantage. Taranaki came into the game more in the second half but were always...