Folau Fakatava rugby player
Folau Fakatava rugby player

Folau Fakatava

16th Dec 1999 1.77m/80kg Scrum Half

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...

Liam Squire's return and Japan star headline Highlanders 2021 squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are six new faces and two returning familiar faces among the Highlanders squad announced today. The squad features 22 forwards and 17 backs and will again be co-captained by Ash Dixon and Aaron Smith.   A...

Shield Fever | Hawke's Bay v Manawatu

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 7 of the Mitre 10 Cup gets underway this weekend with the pick of the match-ups taking the form of Hawke’s Bay vs Manawatu with the Ranfurly Shield up for grabs. Hawke’s Bay claimed the...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Wrap-Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 4 of the Mitre 10 Cup is done and dusted and, as usual, provided fans with some quality displays of rugby with the skills and adventurous spirit of the New Zealander players.   Bay of Plenty...

The 'Log o' Wood' marches on...

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defence ran strongly through the ranks of both sides in a tight first half at the Forsyth Barr Stadium as Hawke’s Bay challenged Otago for the coveted Ranfurly Shield.   A war of attrition...

Team News: Nehe Milner-Skudder misses out for the Highlanders as Nareki returns

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa brings another classic local derby with the Highlanders travelling to Christchurch to take on the Crusaders.   The battle of the Mainland and it’s...

Team News: Aaron Cruden and Josh Ioane benched for Sunday's clash

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs return home refreshed after their bye week to take on the Highlanders at FMG Stadium Waikato on Sunday 19 July in round six of Super Rugby Aotearoa with both the Chiefs and Highlanders...

Highlanders Reveal Refreshed Squad for 2020

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders will have a fresh new look in 2020 with 15 players in their first season with the southern-most Super Rugby club.   There is plenty of experience in the forwards with Liam Coltman, Ash...

Milestone match for Ben Smith against the Crusaders

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Smith will play his 150th game for the Highlanders on Friday night. Highlander #160 he made his debut in 2009 and debuted later that year for the All Blacks (75 games), he has scored 190 points for...