Leon MacDonald rugby player
Leon MacDonald rugby player

Leon MacDonald

21st Dec 1977 1.81m/96kg Head Coach

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

3 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...

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

1 month 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...

Rieko Ioane re-signs with New Zealand Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks midfielder Rieko Ioane has extended his contract with New Zealand Rugby until the end of 2023.   With an eye to earning selection at his second Rugby World Cup, the 25-year-old...

All Blacks XV squad named for two-match tour against Ireland A and Barbarians

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Auckland and Blues lock Patrick Tuipulotu will captain the inaugural All Blacks XV squad selected for two matches against Ireland A and the Barbarians next month. The 28-strong All Blacks XV squad was...

Nepo Laulala extends commitment to New Zealand Rugby and the Blues

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nepo Laulala has committed to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Blues for another year, officially extending his contract through to the end of 2023. Making his All Blacks debut in 2015, the 30-year-old...

Leon MacDonald named All Blacks XV Head Coach

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leon MacDonald has been announced as Head Coach of the All Blacks XV and will guide the team on a two-match end of year tour, with Clayton McMillan and Scott Hansen also announced as Assistant Coaches...

NZ Rugby to make Foster call next week, Robertson is no certainty

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby will make a decision on Ian Foster's future as the All Blacks coach next week with his chances of staying on diminishing, Stuff NZ report.   Chief executive Mark...

String of top names extend contracts with the Blues

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Papali'i joins All Blacks to extend contract at the Blues   Blues and All Black loose forward, Dalton Papalii has announced he will extend his time at the club to at least 2024.   The 24-year-old...

All Blacks XV to face South Africa A in France

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reports from Stuff.co.nz indicate that the All Blacks XV are set to lock horns with South Africa A in Montpellier this November. Preceding this, a New Zealand U19 side will tour South Africa in October...

All Blacks pair sign new deals with the Blues

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stephen Perofeta will remain at the Blues for at least another two years.   The 25-year-old newly-minted All Black has extended his contract with the Blues until at least 2024.   Perofeta...