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On This Day in 2015: McCaw and Carter bow out in World Cup Final

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day in 2015, All Blacks legends Riche McCaw Dan Carter played their final test match steering New Zealand to Rugby World Cup glory.   McCaw captained the All Blacks in the final as he ended...

All Blacks XV bolster squad ahead of Northern Tour

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks XV have called in an additional six players to join the squad, ahead of their inaugural Northern Tour against Ireland A (4 November) and Barbarians (13 November).   Cortez Ratima,...

Hurricanes Announce 2023 Squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have today named their 38-man squad for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.  While the core of the squad is maintained from 2022, five new signs have been named, with four players...

Crusaders announce 2023 squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A returning Crusader, a local boy done good, and a few fresh out-of-towners – here’s your first look at the Crusaders squad for 2023. These boys will represent the club and the history of the...

Blues name squad for 2023

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A fresh face with a familiar name is the Blues’ newest recruit for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.     Northland blind-side flanker Rob Rush, son of former All Black and Sevens...

All Blacks XV squad named for two-match tour against Ireland A and Barbarians

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Auckland and Blues lock Patrick Tuipulotu will captain the inaugural All Blacks XV squad selected for two matches against Ireland A and the Barbarians next month. The 28-strong All Blacks XV squad was...

All Blacks name 35 man squad for November Tests

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named the following squad for the Lipovitan-D Rugby Challenge Cup fixture in Japan and the Healthspan Elite Northern Tour of Wales, Scotland...