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Blood Brothers - Siblings In Rugby

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The genes required for good rugby players run stronger in some families than in others. We take a look at 10 sets of brothers in the modern and recent era who have made it to the top.   Mako and...

Tompkins set for loan, Tigers trio injured, Haouas banned, Super Rugby line ups and more news

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

From Rhun Williams premature retirement to James Slipper signing a new deal with Rugby Australia to the latest teamsheets, here is a round up of the latest news.     Cardiff Blues' Rhun Williams...

Marchant to wing it for Blues as Ioane takes centre role

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England centre Joe Marchant will start on the wing against the Stormers this weekend as Rieko Ioane shifts into the midfield alongside TJ Faiane for the clash in Cape Town. TJ Faiane and All Black...

Joe Marchant handed starting Super Rugby debut as Ioane hits 50

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six players will make their debuts in an exciting Blues side that includes All Black Rieko Ioane who will play his 50th game for the club for the Super Rugby opener against the Chiefs at Eden Park...

Crusaders announce new-look 2020 Super Rugby squad

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders squad for 2020 has been named, with a number of debutants in the side, and some familiar faces who will be named in the 38-man squad for the first time.    Of the 12 new Crusaders,...

Blues Super Rugby 2020 squad confirmed

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues Coach Leon MacDonald has confirmed his 40-strong Super Rugby squad, with 26 of the players from the 2019 season returning with another 4 signings who have come through the Blues development system...

Hurricanes 2020 squad announced

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highly rated prop Tyrel Lomax and lock Scott Scrafton are two big additions to the Hurricanes squad for the 2020 Super Rugby season.   One test All Black Lomax has moved to the club on a four-year...

The Chiefs confirm Gatland's 2020 coaching team

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs have announced the coaching team which will be joining Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland for the 2020 Super Rugby season.   Former Gallagher Chiefs first five-eighth and New Zealand Under...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 7 Round Up

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato gave Mitre 10 Premiership leaders Tasman plenty to think about before the southerners came home strongly to take the win in Hamilton on Saturday.     It was an impressive...

ROUND 7 HIGHLIGHTS: North Harbour v Otago – 2019

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A try from Otago and then much later in the first half from North Harbour and then a quick last minute try to Otago with a yellow card. The second half saw a try from each team in the first 10 minutes....