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How A Club World Cup Would Look If It Were Played This Year

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

French federation president, Bernard Laporte has flouted the idea of a radical annual Club World Cup featuring 20 teams from around the globe.   The competition could see the end of the European...

New Zealand Super Rugby Team of the Decade

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SANZAAR have selected their Kiwi Super Rugby team of the last decade and what a team it is!   Seven of the last ten titles have been won New Zealand teams with the Crusaders leading the way...

Where are they now? Every World Rugby Junior Player of the Year since 2008

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby Under 20 Championship draws plenty of interest each year as we get a glimpse of what is to come in the future of the game with the best players in the World under the age of the 20 going...

QUIZ: Can you name the British and Irish Lions Line Up In the First Test vs New Zealand?

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland led a successful Bristish and Irish Lions Tour to New Zealand back in 2017 and in his first test starting 23 the New Zealander made a few surprising selections.   Ahead of the clash...

New Zealand Rugby confident cash reserves can ease crisis

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Super Rugby suspended and teams facing losses of revenue, New Zealand Rugby's chief executive is confident it can manage the crisis.  New Zealand Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson is confident...

Super Rugby’s Most Lethal Attackers & Stalwart Defenders

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Super Rugby on ice for the time being, we examine the stats to determine who has stood out in the past 7 rounds on defence and attack.   Crusaders' flank Tom Christie has proved himself to...

Top Super Rugby (Round 7) Stats Performers - Tackles, turnovers, running metres, defenders beaten, clean breaks

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Round 7 complete, we examine the top performers in the relevant statistical columns.   Jake Schatz of the Sunwolves topped the tackle stat for the first time with 23. The Sunwolves spent a...

Super Rugby Round 7 Wrap-Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes v Chiefs Jordie Barrett landed a penalty at the death to give the Hurricanes victory in Hamilton on Friday evening. The game was a solid contest from the beginning with both teams well matched...

Weekend Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster confirm the signing of former Ireland International     Ulster Rugby have formally announced the signing of Ireland fly-half, Ian Madigan, who will join the province in the summer...

Reds, Crusaders and Blues triumph as hiatus confirmed

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Reds came from behind to beat the Bulls 41-17 and there were Super Rugby wins for the Blues and the Crusaders.     The Super Rugby season was thrown into doubt by the New Zealand government's...