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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...

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...

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...

Super Rugby Pacific: Getting to Know Moana Pasifika

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby newcomers Moana Pasifika will enter their debut season next year with former All Blacks centre Aaron Mauger at the helm.       Mauger, who played 45 Tests...

NPC to continue without Auckland based teams

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed the Bunnings Warehouse NPC will continue without the Auckland based teams; North Harbour, Auckland and Counties Manukau, and will release a revised season draw in...

Next three weeks of Bunnings Warehouse NPC draw confirmed

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bunnings Warehouse NPC will continue for the next three weeks without Auckland-based teams as New Zealand Rugby (NZR) considers options for re-integrating Auckland, North Harbour and Counties-Manukau...

Domestic and community rugby to resume outside of Auckland

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed the Bunnings Warehouse NPC, Farah Palmer Cup (FPC) and Heartland Championship, outside of Auckland, will recommence from Friday 17 September.   Confirmation...

Looking ahead to Round 2: NPC

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 of the Bunnings NPC kicks off on Saturday with Counties Manukau hosting North Harbour at Navigation Homes Stadium. Counties will be looking to rectify their start to the competition after they...