Damian McKenzie rugby player
Damian McKenzie rugby player

Damian McKenzie

20th Apr 1995 1.75m/81kg Fullback

McKenzie re-signs with New Zealand, Chiefs and Waikato

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Damian McKenzie has recommitted to the All Blacks, Gallagher Chiefs and Waikato for another year after re-signing with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) through to the end of the 2023 season.     McKenzie,...

Winners & Losers: All Blacks squad to face Ireland

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster named his first squad of 2022 with six uncapped players.   The All Blacks' boss has sprung a few surprise selections, with some of the selections with...

Japanese League One 2022 Dream Team: Kruis, Kerevi and McKenzie

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights beat Suntory Sungoliath 18-12 in the inaugural final of Japan Rugby League One at Tokyo’s National Stadium on Sunday.   Sunday’s victory was Deans’...

Top stats performers from the Japanese League One final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Saitama Wild Knights snatched the 2022 Japanese League One title with an 18-12 victory over Tokyo Sungoliath in a hard-fought match at the Japan National Stadium.    Wallaby international...

Japan Rugby League One Wrap

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round two of the Japan Rugby League One is done and dusted with Canon Eagles and Suntory claiming big wins.   Two games were called off this weekend with Black Rams claiming a bonus-point...

Damian McKenzie scores first Japan Rugby League One try

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks back Damian McKenzie scored his first try for Japanese club Suntory Sungoliath on Sunday.   Having joined the club from the Chiefs ahead of the new season, McKenzie scored 25 points on...

Pieter-Steph du Toit named in the starting XV for his Japan Rugby League One debut

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok flanker and 2019 World Rugby Player of the Year, Pieter-Steph du Toit will make his return from injury this weekend debuting for Japan Rugby League One side Toyota Verblitz.     The...

Dream XV: The International stars of the new Japanese League

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new Japanese club competition kicks off this weekend under the new name, the Japan Rugby League One.   We take a look at the international stars that will light up the tournament in the top...

Suntory Sungoliath confirm the signing of Damian McKenzie

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japanese League One club Suntory Sungoliath have confirmed the signing of All Blacks back Damian McKenzie from the Chiefs.   McKenzie heads to the Tokyo based side following Beauden...