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Tigers add Los Puma Julian Montoya

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have signed Argentina international Julián Montoya.   The Los Pumas hooker will join the club for the remainder of the 2020/21 season on a multi-year deal.   Montoya...

Former All Black Tamati Ellison joins Crusaders coaching group

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders have confirmed the appointment of a fifth coach for the 2021 Sky Super Rugby season, with former All Black and Hurricanes utility, Tamati Ellison, joining the squad today. Ellison will fill...

Stars of the Japanese Top League

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

Mark Jones heads to Worcester Warriors

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Welsh winger Mark Jones has put pen to paper with Worcester Warriors after his contract with the New Zealand-based Crusaders came to an end this week.   Jones was unable to travel back to...

Scott Robertson's All Black Debut

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

When Wallaby fullback Matt Burke launched the ball high in the air at Lancaster Park, heralding the commencement of the 1998 Bledisloe Cup, the young face of Scott Robertson looked on from the sidelines,...

Scott Robertson picks the three best players he played with, coached and would like to coach

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson revealed in an interview on the Will Greenwood podcast that he would like to coach World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi.   The three-time Super...

David Havili to remain a Crusader until 2023

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders have announced that backline player David Havili will remain at the club until 2023, according to a report in Stuff.co.nz.   Havili, 26, cited the opportunity for more All Black caps...

New Zealand Rugby Awards 2020

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Captain Sam Cane has received the top honour at the 2020 ASB Rugby Awards tonight, claiming the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial award for overall Player of the Year, after also picking up the All...

Aaron Smith nominated for three New Zealand Rugby Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand’s top rugby performers of 2020 will be recognised in a special ASB Rugby Awards TV event, with the nominees announced by New Zealand Rugby (NZR) today.   New Zealand Rugby Chief...

Former Munster and Crusaders flyhalf joins the Hurricanes backroom staff

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have bolstered their coaching line-up with former Crusader playmaker and Munster star, Tyler Bleyendaal.   The 30-year-old has plenty of experience behind him, playing 21 games for...