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New Zealand name their U20 squad ahead of the U20 Championship

2 weeks 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,...

Black Ferns named to face Australia in O'Reilly Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The O’Reilly Cup, presented by Ryman Healthcare, will be on the line this weekend when the Trans-Tasman rivalry resumes at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland. The Black Ferns coaching group have named...

New Zealand U20 team named to play South Africa U20

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes and Manawatū hooker Vernon Bason will captain the New Zealand Under 20 team against South Africa in the opening match of the inaugural Rugby Championship Under 20 Tournament at Sunshine Coast...

Top referees selected in new-look development programme

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new-look development referee programme has been introduced in 2024 and features more than 70 of the country's leading referees.The programme sees the traditional High Performance squad disbanded in favour...

Borthwicks uncapped recruits

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

CHANDLER CUNNINGHAM-SOUTH Position: Back Row Club: Harlequins Chandler Cunningham-South was born in Sidcup and at the age of four his family emigrated to New Zealand where he went on to train with the...

Andrew Strawbridge joins England Rugby as consultant coach

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andrew Strawbridge will join Steve Borthwick’s coaching group as a consultant coach for the first four weeks of the 2024 Guinness Six Nations. The 59-year-old Kiwi was recently part of the All Blacks set-up...

The Chiefs are ready to begin their 2024 season as they name squad without All Blacks captain

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clayton McMillan has confirmed the 38-man Gallagher Chiefs squad to contest the 2024 DHL Super Rugby Pacific competition.There are nine current All Blacks featured in the refreshed side, eight new signings...

Hurricanes 2024 Super Rugby Pacific squad named

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have welcomed a group of exciting new talent into their 38-man squad for the 2024 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season which kicks-off on 24 February. Wellington’s James O-Reilly, Canterbury’s...

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Wellington v North Harbour

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wellington put the Ranfurly Shield on the line against North Harbour in round eight of the Bunnings NPC, from Porirua Park.  

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: North Harbour v Northland

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

North Harbour and Northland battle it out in round seven at North Harbour Stadium.