Codie Taylor rugby player
Codie Taylor rugby player

Codie Taylor

31st Mar 1991 1.83m/108kg Hooker

All Blacks icon poised for shock Test comeback

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks legend Sam Whitelock is considering a shock comeback to the international arena, according to a New Zealand Herald report. The Herald reported that new All Blacks coach Scott Robertson had...

Crusaders name squad for season 28

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

International and returning legends, returning All Blacks and a new generation of talent– here’s your first look at the Crusaders squad for 2024, ready to pull on the jersey and make an impact...

5 standout matches of the Rugby World Cup finals in France

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reigning champions South Africa take on fellow three-time winners New Zealand in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final. Here, the PA news agency picks out five of the standout matches of a memorable...

Rugby World Cup 2023 final preview: New Zealand v South Africa

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Everything you need to know about New Zealand v South Africa in the Rugby World Cup 2023 final at Stade de France, on Saturday, 28 October. The two three-time champions and the current top two men’s...

RWC Match Day Programme New Zealand vs South Africa

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a tournament where the praises of the north were sung far and wide. Echoes of a first Northern Hemisphere victory since the heroics of Johnny Wilkinson's Engand side in 2003. However, much like most...

Ian Foster opens up on tough call to end popular All Black’s Rugby World Cup dream

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has revealed that telling veteran Dane Coles that he will not be playing in Saturday’s Rugby World Cup Final against the Springboks had been one of his toughest decisions...

Retallick starts final ahead of Whitelock - New Zealand name team to play South Africa

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand head coach Ian Foster has named his match-day 23 to face South Africa at Stade de France on Saturday, with one change to the starting line-up from the semi-final against Argentina and one among...

RWC Match Day Programme New Zealand vs Argentina

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Only four teams remain and tonight, we will find out who will reign supreme and book their ticket into the final set to take place next week. Although both teams suffered deafeats in their opening pool...

Semi-Final Preview: Argentina v New Zealand

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina and New Zealand meet at Stade de France on Friday, both knowing just 80 minutes – and the small matter of the opposition – stand between them and next weekend’s showpiece match. All...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Semi-Final Preview: Argentina v New Zealand

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ultimate Rugby brings you everything you need to know about Argentina v New Zealand at Stade de France, on Friday, 20 October. Argentina and New Zealand meet at Stade de France on Friday, both knowing...