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Wilkinson's drop goal, Lomu's bulldozer and other memorable RWC moments

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, we take a look at some of the tournament's most memorable moments.     Over the next six weeks, dreams will be realised, heroes will emerge and hearts...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 6 Preview

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mitre 10 Cup is at its halfway point with round six bringing plenty of must-win match-ups as the battle for playoff spots in both the Premiership and Championship heats up.     Waikato v Hawke’s...

Snubbed All Black prop returns to Canterbury front row

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black centurion Owen Franks will pull on the red and black jersey of Canterbury for the first time in almost a decade after Canterbury Head Coach Joe Maddock made six changes to his team,...

Super Rugby draw confirmed for 2020

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2020 Super Rugby match schedule has been announced by SANZAAR. The tournament will kick-off with two derbies on Friday 31 January. The Blues will host the Chiefs at Eden Park in Auckland while...

Latest World Rankings: Ireland top the rankings going into RWC

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland's 19-10 win over Wales has sent Joe Schmidt's side to the top of the World Rugby Men's Rankings for the first time in history.     Top position in the World Rugby Men's Rankings has...

ROUND 5 HIGHLIGHTS: Auckland v Canterbury - 2019

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hard fought win for the visitors thanks to 2 tries from Billy Harmon. Auckland came back into the game in the 2nd half and started to run the visitors around. Excellent effort by Luke Romano on the day

Fiji RWC Squad Update: Lee-Roy Atalifo replaces injured Kalivati Tawake

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stand-by prop Lee-Roy Atalifo has been called into the 31 member Flying Fijians Rugby World Cup squad today.   Kalivati Tawake has been ruled out, suffering a knee injury during the Pasifika Challenge...

ROUND 4 HIGHLIGHTS: Waikato v Auckland - 2019

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a game that had a explosive start as Waikato took the lead and were 14-3 in the lead by the fifteenth minute. Auckland were struggling to gain traction and were only able to score their first try...

Latest World Rankings: Wales relinquish top spot

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have returned to the summit of the World Rankings following Wales' defeat to Ireland at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff.     Wales' short reign at the top of the World Rugby...

Tonga name Rugby World Cup squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga Head Coach Toutai Kefu has confirmed his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.     Players from clubs in England, France, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, USA and Tongan based...