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Argentine winger to join Highlanders in 2023

2 months 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 months 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

2 months 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 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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...

Highlanders Confirm Coaching Group for 2023

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have announced Otago NPC Coach Tom Donnelly has been appointed as their forwards coach for two years from 2023.   Donnelly played 65 games for the Highlanders between 2004-2011 as...