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Highlanders Reveal Refreshed Squad for 2020

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders will have a fresh new look in 2020 with 15 players in their first season with the southern-most Super Rugby club.   There is plenty of experience in the forwards with Liam Coltman, Ash...

Blues Super Rugby 2020 squad confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues Coach Leon MacDonald has confirmed his 40-strong Super Rugby squad, with 26 of the players from the 2019 season returning with another 4 signings who have come through the Blues development system...

Hurricanes 2020 squad announced

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highly rated prop Tyrel Lomax and lock Scott Scrafton are two big additions to the Hurricanes squad for the 2020 Super Rugby season.   One test All Black Lomax has moved to the club on a four-year...

HIGHLIGHTS: Bay of Plenty v Manawatu (Championship Semifinal)

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Steamers marched into the Mitre 10 Cup Final with an emphatic display from start to finish as they tore the Manawatu Turbo's to shreds. Emoni Narawa scored a hat trick and helped his side to their...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 7 Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato gave Mitre 10 Premiership leaders Tasman plenty to think about before the southerners came home strongly to take the win in Hamilton on Saturday.     It was an impressive...

Sean Wainui cleared of dangerous tackle

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Taranaki winger Sean Wainui has had his four-week suspension for a dangerous tackle overturned.     Wainui was initially handed a four-week suspension after he was cited for a dangerous tackle...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 6 Preview

2 months 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...

ROUND 5 HIGHLIGHTS: Bay of Plenty v Wellington – 2019

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Epic battle in Rotorura. Wellington under pressure for most of the match, survive and sneak the win by one point. Bay of Plenty pressed and pressed but they just could not get over the line. Hollinshead is a reletively simple conversion late on which ultimately cost them

ROUND 4 HIGHLIGHTS: North Harbour v Bay of Plenty - 2019

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Steamers come away winners after both sides came out the blocks sprinting in the first half. The second half was slower as Bay of Plenty built their win and kept Harbour under pressure

Tonga name Rugby World Cup squad

2 months 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...