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Force bolster burgeoning 2024 squad with addition of NZ duo Tapsell and Hume

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western Force continue to make waves ahead of the 2024 Super Rugby Women’s season with the major signings of New Zealand pair Pia Tapsell and Sheree Hume. Tapsell is a 25-year-old Black Ferns...

Ardie Savea wins top prize at ASB Rugby Awards

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A month after claiming World Rugby’s biggest prize, Ardie Savea has claimed the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial Player of the Year at this evening’s ASB Rugby Awards. It is the second time Savea...

Australia and Argentina crowned Cape Town champs

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia claimed a first-ever Cape Town title, and their second HSBC SVNS 2024 victory in a row, with a gutsy 29-26 win over France in an epic women’s final to cue ecstatic celebrations. The men’s...

Sky Super Rugby Aupiki squads locked in for 2024

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fans are set to be entertained by the 2024 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki season with four strong, exciting squads named today.A total of 120 players have begun their individual training programmes for the competition,...

Hurricanes Poua 2024 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki Squad named

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have announced their 2024 Hurricanes Poua squad for the upcoming Sky Super Rugby Aupiki competition. Hurricanes Poua Head Coach Ngatai Walker has named an exciting squad with 13 new...

Jorja Miller confirms long term contract with Black Ferns Sevens

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rising sevens star Jorja Miller has committed to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Black Ferns Sevens through to 2027.The four-year contract is the longest to be signed by a women’s player in New Zealand,...

Chiefs Manawa welcome back Ruby Tui

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns and Counties Manukau Heat winger Ruby Tui has signed with the Chiefs Manawa for the 2024 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki season.An Olympic gold and silver medalist, Tui began her career in sevens, debuting...

Emirates Dubai 7s pools and schedule announced to kick off HSBC SVNS 2024

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the thrilling conclusion of Rugby World Cup 2023 attention now turns to the first event of the revamped and rebranded HSBC SVNS 2024, which gets underway on 2-3 December with the highly anticipated...

How WXV 1 was won: England’s journey to glory

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recount the steps the Red Roses took to claim the inaugural WXV 1 title in New Zealand. ‘Resounding’ is probably the best way to describe the Red Roses’ win in the WXV 1 decider with...

England crowned WXV 1 champions, Canada upset France

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have put on a statement performance to beat New Zealand 33-12 and become inaugural WXV 1 champions. In a thrilling early game Canada outlasted France to win 29-20.   England were crowned...