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Super Rugby Pacific: Getting to Know Moana Pasifika

1 week 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...

Rugby mourns the passing of Sean Wainui

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) is in mourning today following the tragic death of Sean Wainui in an early morning car accident.   CEO Mark Robinson has extended all of rugby’s condolences to Wainui’s...

Moana Pasifika sign five-time Super Rugby winner Ereatara Enari

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following  the signing of former Wallabies playmaker Christian Leali’ifano on Thursday, Super Rugby Pacific expansion franchise Moana Pasifika have unveiled Ereatara Enari as...

New Zealand Rugby announces new four-team women's competition

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced a new four-team women's competition for March 2022 called Super Rugby Aupiki.     The Blues, Chiefs and Hurricanes, as well as a combined South Island team...

Super Rugby Pacific format confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Pacific will kick off a new era for the world’s most exciting professional rugby competition next February with a 15-week regular season and a refreshed finals format, New Zealand...

Report: Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby agree on new Super Rugby format

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby have agreed on a new Super Rugby format according to reports in Australia and New Zealand.     According to the reports by the New Zealand Herald and...

Mortlock speaks out against scrapping Giteau Rule

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The recent announcement that Rugby Australia would be scrapping the Giteau Rule has mostly been received with praise, however, some significant figures have slammed the decision.    The...

Explainer: The 50:22, Goal line drop-out & the other new law variations and how they work

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Championship officially kicks off this weekend right off the back of the British and Irish Lions series and with it comes the introduction of the new law variation for test rugby this year.   The...

Barnes: Robertson the right man for the 2025 Lions job

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Barnes has backed Crusaders' head coach Scott Robertson as the next head coach of the British and Irish Lions.   The British and Irish Lions have left the door open for Warren Gatland for...

All Blacks name squad for 2021 Rugby Championship

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named their squad for the 2021 edition of the Rugby Championship.         🎥...