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Highlander greats join Management Team

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Highlanders’ co-captains Nasi Manu and Ben Smith have joined the 2023 Highlanders’ management team. Manu, who co-captained the team with Smith to a Super Rugby Championship in 2015,...

Argentine winger to join Highlanders in 2023

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have added their last player to their 2023 squad with the signing of Argentinian, Martin Bogado.  The 24-year-old winger/fullback is currently assembled with Michael Cheika’s...

Fainga’anuku to wing for All Blacks XV against the Barbarians

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks XV Head Coach Leon MacDonald has named strong team to challenge the Barbarians in their closing match at Tottenham Spur Stadium this Sunday.     Following a win against Ireland...

Highlanders provide an update Fakatava's injury

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders and All Black halfback Folau Fakatava has elected a non-operative approach initially for his injured knee. Fakatava injured his right knee, rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL),...

Son of legendary All Black playmaker signs first pro contract

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Although he retired back in 2010, the name Carlos Spencer still conjures images of playmaking genius to this day. Now, much interest is surrounding the legendary All Black’s son, Payton, who has...

Patrick Tuipulotu to captain All Blacks XV team to face Ireland A in Dublin

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks XV team has been named to play Ireland A at RDS Arena in Dublin on Friday 4 November, kick-off at 7:45PM GMT (8:45AM Saturday 5 November NZDT).      The matchday 23 is...

Brave Blossoms gear up for All Black storm in Tokyo

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

An intriguing clash awaits fans at the Tokyo Stadium as the Brave Blossoms make ready to host the All Blacks.   Despite an overwhelmingly one-sided historical record, All Black boss Ian Foster is...

All Blacks XV bolster squad ahead of Northern Tour

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks XV have called in an additional six players to join the squad, ahead of their inaugural Northern Tour against Ireland A (4 November) and Barbarians (13 November).   Cortez Ratima,...

Hurricanes Announce 2023 Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have today named their 38-man squad for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.  While the core of the squad is maintained from 2022, five new signs have been named, with four players...

Highlanders Announce 2023 Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

2023 brings the arrival of a new Super Rugby Pacific season and a new captain for the Highlanders. Experienced loose forward, Billy Harmon, will take the reins of the team for 2023, fresh from skippering...