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Bryce Heem signs for the Blues

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Auckland and Northland player Bryce Heem will fill the final spot on the Blues roster for the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa competition.   The Auckland-born Heem, who played for the Chiefs and...

Rugby World Cup 2021 match schedule confirmed

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2021 aims to break the record for attendance at a women’s Rugby World Cup tournament, which is expected to be boosted by some mouth-watering matches, including hosts and reigning...

New Zealand Rugby Awards 2020

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Captain Sam Cane has received the top honour at the 2020 ASB Rugby Awards tonight, claiming the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial award for overall Player of the Year, after also picking up the All...

Aaron Smith nominated for three New Zealand Rugby Awards

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand’s top rugby performers of 2020 will be recognised in a special ASB Rugby Awards TV event, with the nominees announced by New Zealand Rugby (NZR) today.   New Zealand Rugby Chief...

Blues unveil 2021 squad including Pat Lam's nephew AJ

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Blues are determined to ensure their progress in 2020 was no aberration after naming their squad for the Super Rugby Aotearoa and Trans-Tasman competitions.   The squad includes 12 current...

Chiefs confirm 11 new signings including two former Hurricanes and two highly rated halfbacks

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs have confirmed their squad for the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa season and Trans-Tasman competitions.   With Warren Gatland working with the British and Irish Lions, Clayton McMillan will...

Stunning pass leads to steam-rolled fullback as Macilai shows his class

6 months ago by Rugby Dump

Northland are through to the Mitre 10 Cup Championship final on the back of their 32-19 semifinal win over Otago. Winger Jone Macilai got things off to a brutal start by running over opposing fullback...

All the Action from the Mitre 10 Cup Semis

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finals of the Mitre 10 Cup are done and dusted and have yielded the names of the finalists to compete in the Premiership and Championship divisions.   Otago vs Northland:   In a...