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New Zealand Rugby announces All Blacks home Tests in Auckland and Dunedin

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks will play two Tests on home turf this year against South Africa in Auckland and Australia in Dunedin.     The Rugby Championship 2023 schedule will see the All Blacks play South...

Super Rugby Countdown Day 22: Players with the Most Super Rugby Appearances

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Only the best players have the coaches confidence in taking the field a number of times due to their talent and reliability. Here's a list of the top ten players to have been called up the most in Super...

Super Rugby Countdown: 23 Past Winners

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

With just 23 days left until the new Super Rugby season kicks off, we take a look at the 23 clubs who lifted the trophy since the competition's inception in 1993.   1996 Blues       The...

Double delight for New Zealand at HSBC Sydney Sevens

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand romped to victory in both the women’s and men’s finals of the HSBC Sydney Sevens to increase their leads at the top of the HSBC World Rugby Seven Series 2023 standings. It is the...

Rebels Announce Signing of Experienced Trio

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Towering locks Tim Cardall and Angelo Smith join the talented Vaiolini Ekuasi as the Rebels newest additions, covering for injured pair Matt Philip and Rob Leota, who despite making great progress with...

Ruahei Demant and World Cup winning Black Ferns shine at the ASB Rugby Awards

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns co-captain and World Cup winner, Ruahei Demant has collected three major prizes at the 2022 ASB Rugby Awards, including the supreme Kelvin R. Tremain Memorial Player of the Year. As well as...

New Zealand Under 18 Sevens teams named for World School Sevens

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby announced today the selection of the New Zealand Under 18 Boys and Girls Sevens teams alongside the New Zealand Māori Under 18 Ngā Whatukura (Boys) and Ngā Māreikura (Girls) teams...

NZR elect first female Chair

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dame Patsy Reddy has become the first female Chair of New Zealand Rugby (NZR). She was elected Chair at NZR’s final Board meeting of the year in Auckland today and will replace outgoing Chair Stewart...

Stade Français confirm the signing of Joe Marchant

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hot on the heels of his exit at Harlequins last month, Stade Francais have confirmed the acquisition of England international Joe Marchant.   🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 𝐖𝐇𝐀𝐓...

Fijian Drua unveil 2023 squad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fijian Drua today announced its core squad for the 2023 Super Rugby competition, with a number of returning breakout stars from its inaugural 2022 season and some exciting new faces. The Club has also...