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New era for Black Ferns Sevens

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new era for the Black Ferns Sevens kicked off on Wednesday with new players and coaching group setting their sights on the next three years.Nominated for Halberg Coach of the Year, Cory Sweeney...

Abraham Papali’i's move to Brive confirmed

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht No.8 Abraham Papali’i's move to Brive at the end of the season has been confirmed.   Papali’i has signed a two-year deal with the French outfit following fellow Connacht...

Sarah Hirini and Anna Richards take major prizes as women's rugby shines at the ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns Sevens captain Sarah Hirini has collected three major prizes at the 2021 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards, including the supreme Kelvin R. Tremain Memorial Player of the Year. Due to COVID-19...

Sam Cane commits long-term future to New Zealand

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks, Chiefs and Bay of Plenty loose forward Sam Cane has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby, inking a new deal with his national union, Super Rugby club and province through to 2025.     29-year-old...

Nominees announced for 2021 ASB Rugby Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby’s (NZR) top performers of 2021 will be recognised in an ASB Rugby Awards TV event, with nominees announced today. This year’s awards, due to COVID-19 restrictions on public...

The New Zealand and Moana Pasifika Super Rugby Pacific 2022 squads

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Returning star power, some familiar faces from the past join a cast of exciting young rookies in New Zealand's five 2022 Super Rugby Pacific squads announced today.     CLICK HERE TO VIEW...

Hurricanes 2022 Super Rugby Pacific squad announced

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes Head Coach Jason Holland has announced his squad ahead of the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific competition.   11 players are in line to make their Hurricanes debut when the competition kicks...

Inaugural Super Rugby Aupiki squads announced

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The inaugural season of Super Rugby Aupiki reaches another milestone today with the announcement of player signings across the four teams. 105 players have signed contracts for 2022 and the first season...