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Looking ahead to Super Rugby Trans Tasman Round 4

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 4 of Super Rugby Trans Tasman kicks off with the Aotearoa champs, the Crusaders, hosting the Force in Christchurch.    The Force have had a tough time of it thus far, narrowly...

Connacht sign Tongan international Leva Fifita

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby have confirmed the signing of Tongan international lock Leva Fifita. Fifita joins from French side Grenoble where he has made 65 appearances in four seasons with the club, having previously...

Chiefs v Rebels match moved to Sunday

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The  Chiefs Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Round 4 match against the Melbourne Rebels in Hamilton has been pushed out one day and will now kick off at FMG Stadium Waikato at 3.35pm on Sunday, 6 June.     Originally...

Connacht to sign Tongan international Leva Fifita

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby are set to sign Tongan International Leva Fifita according to Reports in French media.   Fifita had been offered a two-year contract extension by Grenoble but it’s suggested...

Chiefs change four for Brumbies

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs Head Coach Clayton McMillan has named his team to face the Brumbies on home soil following their nail-biting 20-19 win over the Western Force last weekend.   Four changes have been made to...

Lonergan brothers start for the Brumbies against the Chiefs

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

ACT products Ryan and Lachlan Lonergan will become the first set of brothers from Canberra to start for the Brumbies when the team runs out to take on the Chiefs on Saturday night.   The pair will...

Exeter Chiefs confirm the arrival of Josh Iosefa-Scott

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs newcomer Josh Iosefa-Scott admits he is relishing the challenge that lies ahead after officially confirming his move to the reigning Premiership champions.   The 24-year-old prop is...

Chiefs frontrowers Aidan Ross & Samisoni Taukei’aho re-sign

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs loosehead prop Aidan Ross and hooker Samisoni Taukei’aho have recommitted to the Chiefs, both inking a new deal with the club.   25-year-old Ross has signed for a further two years...

Matches unveiled with festival of All Blacks, Maori and Pasifika rugby in July

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

An epic festival of All Blacks, Māori and Pasifika rugby matches has been confirmed for Aotearoa / New Zealand this July with the All Blacks, Māori All Blacks, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa all...

Highly rated fullback to debut as the Blues look to make a statement

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final outing in the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition is more of a start than a finish for the Blues when they host the Chiefs at Eden Park on Saturday evening.   While a bonus point victory...