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Black Ferns set to defend O’Reilly Cup in Christchurch

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns coaches Wayne Smith, Wes Clarke and Whitney Hansen have named their side for the first of two O’Reilly Cup Tests, to be played in Christchurch, this Saturday (kick off 7.05pm).     The...

14 All Blacks released to play NPC this weekend

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The following players have been released by the All Blacks to play in the Bunnings Warehouse NPC this weekend:   Counties Manukau: Nepo Laulala, Dalton Papalii, Hoskins SotutuTaranaki: Stephen...

NPC kicks off new era

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new era of the Bunnings Warehouse NPC rugby kicks off in Palmerston North this Friday where Manawatū hosts Canterbury, in the first match of a 2022 season that will see one team crowned as the national...

Black Ferns named for O’Reilly Cup Test series

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Black Ferns continue to build to the Rugby World Cup 2021, played in 2022, Director of Rugby Wayne Smith as named a 33-player squad for the upcoming two-Test series against Australia.       The...

World Rugby Match Officials announced for The Rugby Championship 2022

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match officials that will take charge of the 2022 Rugby Championship, which runs from 6 August to 24 September.   Following a busy schedule of men’s test matches...

All Blacks Name Rugby Championship Squad: Foster and Cane retained

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks coach Ian Foster has named the following squad for the 2022 edition of the Rugby Championship. The bulk of the Steinlager series squad has been retained as the All Blacks set their sights on...

Maori All Blacks v Ireland: All You Need To Know

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With a new captain and a rejigged back-line, Ireland begin the last week of their summer tour in New Zealand's capital city where the Māori All Blacks will provide stiff opposition again. 2022 SUMMER...

TJ Perenara starts the Maori All Blacks second game against Ireland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Māori All Blacks team has been named to play Ireland at Sky Stadium in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington) on Tuesday 12 July. (Kick-off 7.05pm NZ time/8.05am Irish time).   Head Coach Clayton...

"Loughman should not have been allowed back onto the field" - New Zealand Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has conducted a review of the  Injury Assessment (HIA) process followed for Ireland prop Jeremy Loughman during the match between the Māori All Blacks and Ireland on Wednesday.   Loughman...