New Zealand

Reds Fall 43-21 In High-Paced Quarter Final

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Reds fell 43-21 in Hamilton tonight when coming up against a precision performance from the Chiefs in their Super Rugby Pacific quarter final.The Reds bravely fought to the end with three...

Super Rugby Pacific audience sees significant growth at end of regular season

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the end of the regular season of the DHL Super Rugby Pacific competition, and as we head into three exciting weekends of Finals rugby, over 1.94 million New Zealanders have watched the competition on...

Scott Barrett and Codie Taylor recommit to New Zealand Rugby until 2027

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Senior All Blacks Scott Barrett and Codie Taylor have extended their commitment to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) through to the 2027 Rugby World Cup.The new deal will extend both players existing contracts for...

Tom Lynagh returns for the Reds

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tom Lynagh has been named at flyhalf for the Queensland Reds’ quarter-final clash against the Chiefs in Hamilton on Friday.Head coach Les Kiss expects to maximise the value of his double act at No.10...

Steve Borthwick names his squad to face the All Blacks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Borthwick has named a 33-player training squad to continue preparations for the forthcoming Summer Series against Japan and New Zealand. The squad – which does not include players involved...

32 Red Roses players have a contract for the 2024/25 season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maddie Feaunati, who earned five caps in the 2024 Guinness Women’s Six Nations, has been awarded her maiden full-time England contract, as has two-time capped prop Liz Crake.  Last year the...

New Zealand name their U20 squad ahead of the U20 Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fresh from winning the inaugural The Rugby Championship (TRC) Under 20 tournament, the New Zealand squad for the upcoming World U20 Championships has been named.The team heads to South Africa next month,...

Ageless Lee-Lo one of the all-time greats

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rey Lee-Lo has been hailed as one of Welsh rugby’s greatest ever overseas imports as he heads into Judgement Day continuing to defy Old Father Time.   The Samoan international is coming to...

Morgan Departs For Irish Opportunity

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes first-five-eighth, Aidan Morgan has agreed to terms with United Rugby Championship side, Ulster.  The 22-year-old, who joined the Hurricanes ahead of the 2022 season, has made 24 appearances...

New Zealand and South Africa agree to quadrennial rugby tour

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Traditional tours between the Springboks and All Blacks will return in 2026, with SA Rugby and NZ Rugby reportedly agreeing terms. The two unions have been in discussions about reviving the tours since...