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Ihaia West to leave La Rochelle

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Maori All Black flyhalf Ihaia West is set to leave La Rochelle at the end of the 2020/21 season.   According to a report by Midi Olympique, West will leave La Rochelle at the end of the current...

Two Englishman ranked among the worst Top 14 signings this season

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2020/21 TOP 14 season has reached the midway point in the competition and as they do every season, Rugby Rama has allowed fans to vote for the best and worst signings of the season with the popular...

Former All Black Tamati Ellison joins Crusaders coaching group

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders have confirmed the appointment of a fifth coach for the 2021 Sky Super Rugby season, with former All Black and Hurricanes utility, Tamati Ellison, joining the squad today. Ellison will fill...

Hurricanes to play Blues, Chiefs at Upper Hutt’s Maidstone Park

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Upper Hutt’s Maidstone Park will play host to the Hurricanes pre-season clash against the Blues and the Chiefs on February 13. It is the first time the venue has held a Super Rugby fixture, let...

Stars of the Japanese Top League

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

Ultimate Rugby's Users' Southern Hemisphere Test XV

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Using the data on the Ultimate Rugby App since the App was released, we reveal the Southern Hemisphere XV of player's favourited on the App.   Although the squad is heavily skewed in favour...

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...

Former Munster and Crusaders flyhalf joins the Hurricanes backroom staff

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have bolstered their coaching line-up with former Crusader playmaker and Munster star, Tyler Bleyendaal.   The 30-year-old has plenty of experience behind him, playing 21 games for...

Details revealed for Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Super Rugby Trans-Tasman 2021 draw has been finalised with the five-week competition kicking off in Dunedin where the Highlanders will host the Queensland Reds at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Friday, 14...