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B&I Lions announce formation of a Women’s Lions feasibility steering group

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions has announced the formation of a Women’s Lions feasibility steering group.     The 13-person group will be chaired by British & Irish Lion, Ieuan Evans,...

Red Roses autumn internationals squad announcement and BBC Two broadcast confirmation

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England Women head coach Simon Middleton has named a 40-player training squad ahead of the 2021 autumn internationals.Sarah Bern is in line for her first international run out in a year after missing most...

New Zealand Rugby announces new four-team women's competition

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced a new four-team women's competition for March 2022 called Super Rugby Aupiki.     The Blues, Chiefs and Hurricanes, as well as a combined South Island team...

VIDEO: New Zealand scrumhalves show off their passing skills

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand halfbacks Aaron Smith and Kendra Cocksedge showed off their passing skills this week on social media.   Aaron Smith kicked it off with his clip where he knocks the ball out of a teammates...

Scotland Women get double World Rugby Rankings boost

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland’s dramatic 20-18 win over Ireland in the Rugby World Cup 201 Europe Qualifier in Parma on Sunday has sent them up to ninth position in the World Rugby Women’s Rankings,...

New Zealand rugby announce major global partnership with Altrad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced a major partnership with Altrad to become the Official Front of Jersey sponsor to the All Blacks and Black Ferns from 2022.   Altrad, a world leader in the...

Bledisloe Three Off

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced the All Blacks’ two home Fortinet Rugby Championship Tests against South Africa and the Black Ferns two O’Reilly Cup Tests against the Wallaroos will not...

Black Ferns End of Year tour confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Black Ferns will travel north at the end of the year for a four-match Test series against England and France.   With two Tests each against England and France in October/November, the schedule...

adidas and NZR launch new All Blacks and Black Ferns jerseys

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

adidas and New Zealand Rugby have today unveiled two stunning, new jerseys for the All Blacks and the Black Ferns, packed with innovative new features and cutting-edge design, resulting in high-performance...

Bledisloe Cup and The Rugby Championship Covid-19 update

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) is working with Rugby Australia (RA) and Sanzaar to evaluate the options around The Bledisloe Cup Series and The Rugby Championship following the New Zealand Government’s...