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Mitre 10 Cup Round 6 Preview

6 days 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...

Snubbed All Black prop returns to Canterbury front row

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black centurion Owen Franks will pull on the red and black jersey of Canterbury for the first time in almost a decade after Canterbury Head Coach Joe Maddock made six changes to his team,...

ROUND 5 HIGHLIGHTS: Counties Manukau v Tasman - 2019

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman continue their sensational start to the season. They remain unbeaten as they dominate Counties Manakua in their own backyard as leave them scoreless. Counties had...

Tonga name Rugby World Cup squad

2 weeks 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...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Highlights: Wellington v Counties Manukau

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Remarkable win for the home side after never being in the lead. Counties Manukau suffered 2 yellow cards in the game and managed to score with 14 men on the field but the 2nd yellow sunk them as they tried...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

If the Wellington vs Counties Manukau game is anything to go by, Mitre 1 Cup Round four brings plenty of mouth-watering battles, with unbeaten Tasman and Taranaki facing off and winless Southland...

Mitre 10 Cup Round Up: Week 3

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato is third on 10 with North Harbour and Counties Manukau sharing nine points.   Taranaki, on 14 points, sit one ahead of Hawke's Bay in the Mitre 10 Championship while Bay of Plenty are third,...

Mitre 10 Cup Round Three Highlights: Counties Manukau v Waikato

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato held on for a 31-26 away win over Counties Manukau in round 3 of the Premiership. Waikato crossed for three first half tries to one to take a 21-7 lead into the halftime break. An early second...

Thursday Morning Round Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

    World announces immediate law amendment following contentious Wales try   World Rugby has changed a rule governing restarts in the wake of George North’s contentious try for...

Four Super Rugby stars made available to the All Black sevens

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens’ quest for Olympic gold in Tokyo next year has been given a major boost, with four Super Rugby players set to join the 2019/2020 campaign.     Caleb Clarke (Blues,...