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Ah Kuoi to celebrate 50th Gallagher Chiefs match

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gallagher Chiefs forward Naitoa Ah Kuoi will start his 2024 DHL Super Rugby Pacific at home with a 50th milestone celebration.The Bay of Plenty lock and loose forward debuted for the Gallagher Chiefs in...

Top referees selected in new-look development programme

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new-look development referee programme has been introduced in 2024 and features more than 70 of the country's leading referees.The programme sees the traditional High Performance squad disbanded in favour...

Moana Pasifika gear up to take the 2024 season by storm

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new wave of Moana Pasifika talent is set to light up DHL Super Rugby Pacific in 2024.  Twenty newly contracted players headline the 38-man squad. The team boasts 19 players that featured at...

The Chiefs are ready to begin their 2024 season as they name squad without All Blacks captain

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clayton McMillan has confirmed the 38-man Gallagher Chiefs squad to contest the 2024 DHL Super Rugby Pacific competition.There are nine current All Blacks featured in the refreshed side, eight new signings...

New faces join the Highlanders squad for 2024

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders will usher into the fold a swag of new players for the 2024 Super Rugby Pacific competition. Some have already made brief appearances last season such as halfback Nathan Hastie, loose...

Hurricanes 2024 Super Rugby Pacific squad named

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have welcomed a group of exciting new talent into their 38-man squad for the 2024 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season which kicks-off on 24 February. Wellington’s James O-Reilly, Canterbury’s...

Hawke's Bay, the Ranfurly Shield holders, will play Taranaki in New Plymouth for the NPC Title

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Taranaki, the second-placed qualifier, was too strong for third-placed Canterbury, while fourth-placed Hawke's Bay took their chances with a final scoreline that flattered the defending champions. Taranaki's...

NPC: Southland rugby coach explains reason for bizarre substitution strategy

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

You should never underestimate the men from the south when it comes to innovation on the rugby paddock. Southland proved that when they surprised nearly everyone by declaring they would replace half their...