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The Most Successful Team In The World - The Crusaders Dynasty

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

2020 saw the commencement of the 25th season of Super Rugby. Widely touted as the toughest domestic competition on the planet, the tournament, as it transpires, was aptly named, having wowed the rugby...

Eight Modern Day One Club Men

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A dying breed. The modern-day opportunities for professional Rugby players has seen even the most loyal servants of the game move clubs and explore their opportunities.   Even the Sharks and Springbok...

No Six Nations? No Problem: Five Fixtures To Watch This Weekend

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

We might not have Six Nations rugby to look forward to this weekend, but that does not mean that there is nothing good to watch on television this weekend.    This weekend sees the return of...

Glenn Delaney appointed new Scarlets head coach

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glenn Delaney has been appointed the new Scarlets head coach for the start of the 2020-21 season.     Delaney is the current defence coach in Brad Mooar’s back-room team and will take...

The Forgotten All Blacks Who Starred In Round One Of Super Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Super Rugby season kicked off with its usual fireworks as the Southern Hemisphere’s finest clashed in a celebration of speed, power and skill. One particular player embodying all three such elements...

Mark Jones joins Crusaders and Canterbury coaching teams

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wales international Mark Jones has been confirmed to join both the Crusaders and Canterbury Mitre 10 Cup campaigns for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.    Jones is the fifth coach confirmed...

The Highlanders lose another youngster to injury

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Otago and Highlanders’ hooker Ricky Jackson has been forced out of the 2020 Super Rugby season with an ankle injury sustained during training pre-Christmas.   After extensive investigations...

Scott Robertson backed for European role by former player

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Crusaders flanker Jordan Taufua believes his former head coach Scott Robertson could benefit from a stint overseas to aid a future application for the All Blacks role after Robertson missed...

Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen becomes 'Sir Steve'

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has welcomed its newest Knight, Sir Steve Hansen, and latest Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) Steve Tew, after both were named in the New Zealand Royal Honours list...

London Irish give Samoan wing Belgium Tuatagaloa a life line after he wasn't offered a new contract in France

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoan winger Belgium Tuatagaloa has been given an opportunity to continue his professional career after he was not offered a new contract Valence Romans, who played in the PROD2 in France.   The...