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Highlanders add four players to 2020 Super Rugby squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have recruited Mitchell Hunt, Jona Nareki, Ngane Punivai and Connor Garden-Bachop for the 2020 season. Hunt an experienced player with 42 Super games to his name can play fullback or first-five...

Chris Gibbes joins Hurricanes as assistant coach

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Widely respected coach Chris Gibbes has joined the Hurricanes on a two-year deal as an assistant coach.Gibbes, 46, will leave his role as head coach of the Wellington Lions at the end of the Mitre 10 Cup...

Halfback duo sign with the Hurricanes

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have signed halfbacks Jamie Booth and Jonathan Taumateine for the next two Investec Super Rugby seasons. The pair replace Richard Judd and Finlay Christie, with the former leaving the...

5 players to watch: Canterbury

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Able to produce a seemingly unending production line of talent, Canterbury will be hoping new stars continue to emerge in the 2019 season.     Check out five players to watch for Canterbury...

Getting to know All Blacks' uncapped quartet

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the announcement of their 39-man squad for the upcoming Rugby Championship, we slightly shift our attention to the 4 new uncapped players in the squad, namely: Braydon Ennor, Josh Ioane,...

U20 World Championship Highlights: Irelands v New Zealand

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A good early start from the All Blacks ensured that the New Zealanders ran out victorious in today's fixture. Ireland came out a new-look team in the second half scoring 17 points in 15min. New Zealand...

Watch: Ireland score a SENSATIONAL try with some stellar offload

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland rounded off their 2019 World Rugby U20 Championships with defeat to New Zealand in their seventh-place playoff encounter after a horrible opening 20 minutes that saw them give the Baby Blacks...

U20 World Championship Highlights: New Zealand v Wales

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales u20 recorded a famous 8-7 win over New Zealand u20 in the semi-finals for fifth position at the World Rugby Under 20 Championship. Wales opened the scoring with a try midway through the first half...

WRAP UP: U20 World Championship - Semi Finals

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France and Australia won their respective semi-finals took book their place in the final on Saturday.    Australia reaching the final for the first time since Matt Toomua represented the side...

World Rugby U20s Highlights: South Africa v New Zealand

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa u20 ground out a hard fought 25-17 win over New Zealand u20 in round 3 of the World Rugby Under 20 Championship. The Baby Boks started strongly, crossing for two tries with a penalty in-between...