Hurricanes Poua 2024 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki Squad named

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have announced their 2024 Hurricanes Poua squad for the upcoming Sky Super Rugby Aupiki competition. Hurricanes Poua Head Coach Ngatai Walker has named an exciting squad with 13 new...

Chiefs Manawa welcome back Ruby Tui

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns and Counties Manukau Heat winger Ruby Tui has signed with the Chiefs Manawa for the 2024 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki season.An Olympic gold and silver medalist, Tui began her career in sevens, debuting...

Moana Pasifika gear up to take the 2024 season by storm

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new wave of Moana Pasifika talent is set to light up DHL Super Rugby Pacific in 2024.  Twenty newly contracted players headline the 38-man squad. The team boasts 19 players that featured at...

The Chiefs are ready to begin their 2024 season as they name squad without All Blacks captain

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clayton McMillan has confirmed the 38-man Gallagher Chiefs squad to contest the 2024 DHL Super Rugby Pacific competition.There are nine current All Blacks featured in the refreshed side, eight new signings...

Bundee Aki Playing a Key Role in Ireland's Campaign

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bundee Aki, the former Chiefs and Counties Manukau second five-eighths, played a significant role in Ireland's 13-8 win over South Africa in their Sunday Rugby World Cup pool game in Paris.   Ireland's...

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Counties Manukau v Manawatu

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Check out all the highlights from Counties Manukau v Manawatu in round eight of the NPC.  

Counties Manukau shock Canterbury with last-ditch try in Pukekohe

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

At Navigation Homes Stadium, Pukekohe: Counties Manukau 31 (James Thompson, Ioane Moananu, Adam Brash, Blake Makiri tries; AJ Alatimu con, pen, Tevita Ofa 3 con) Canterbury 29 (Ben Funnell, Daniel Lienert-Brown,...

Aaron Cruden made a shock return to the NPC

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Saturday, Aaron Cruden stepped off the plane from a family holiday in Bali. On Sunday, he stepped onto the FMG Stadium Waikato turf for a shock return to NPC rugby. Earlier in the week Waikato coach...