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Friday Morning Round Up

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia hungry to end long wait for Bledisloe Cup glory, says Cheika   Australia need to avoid defeat against New Zealand on Saturday to secure the Bledisloe Cup for the first time since 2002.   Australia...

Highlanders sign promising All Blacks Sevens back

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have made their first signing ahead of the 2020 Super Rugby season, after losing a host of players to clubs abroad.   20-year-old Northland back Scott Gregory will shift South to...

EXCLUSIVE: Omar Mouneimne on the duel between modern attack and modern defence

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A professional coach of 14 years, Omar Mouneimne is one of the best in the business when it comes to defence.     He has worked in all the top-flight leagues in World Rugby. Omar has teamed...

Who can the All Blacks turn to replace Brodie Retallick?

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks' draw with the Springboks in round two of the Rugby Championship came at a costly price with the All Blacks losing their premier second-rower, Brodie Retallick to injury.   Retallick...

Jordie Barrett set to snub three Super Rugby franchises - reports

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks utility back Jordie Barrett looks set to snub multiple offers from other New Zealand franchises and re-sign with the Hurricanes according to report by Stuff.co.nz   The...

Predicting the first All Black 23 of 2019

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has revealed that openside flanker Sam Cane will lead the World Champions in their opening Rugby Championship encounter against Argentina on July 20.   Regular...

Could the Hurricanes turn to a former Cane to replace Beauden Barrett?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black flyhalf and two-time World Rugby Player of the Year, Beauden Barrett's move to the Blues could cause somewhat of domino-effect on flyhalf movement in New Zealand.   New Zealand Rugby announced...

Super Rugby Team of the Season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders claimed their third consecutive title beating the Jaguares in the final of the 2019 edition of Super Rugby.   There were a number of standout players featured for the Jaguares and...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran Wallaby lock pens new deal   Wallabies lock Rob Simmons has extended his stay at the NSW Waratahs after signing a two-year extension with Rugby Australia and New South Wales Rugby Union.   The...

Why Liam Squire missed the All Blacks squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders flanker Liam Squire was a notable absentee from Steve Hansen's All Black squad for the Rugby Championship named on Tuesday, with the All Blacks' coach revealing that the hard-hitting flanker...