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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...

All Blacks name 35 man squad for November Tests

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named the following squad for the Lipovitan-D Rugby Challenge Cup fixture in Japan and the Healthspan Elite Northern Tour of Wales, Scotland...

Black Ferns named for last Test before Rugby World Cup

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A strong Black Ferns side has been named by coaches Wayne Smith, Wes Clarke and Whitney Hansen for their last Test match before the Rugby World Cup, hosting Japan at Eden Park on Saturday.   The...

All Blacks announce 33-man squad for Championship Test in Melbourne

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced a squad of 33 players that will travel to Melbourne for the Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies.     Loose...

New Zealand Sevens teams named for Rugby World Cup Sevens in Cape Town

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens squads set to compete for the Rugby World Cup Sevens title in South Africa early next month have been named today.     Both teams are defending...

Reviewing Round 4 of the Bunnings NPC

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The home sides largely dominated in Round 4 of the Bunnings NPC with big wins coming for Canterbury and Waikato in particular.    Canterbury knocked over Tasman on the latter’s home turf...