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NPC round-up: Round 3

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury snuck past Waikato on Friday night to get Round 3 of the NPC underway. Just one point separated the teams at the final whistle as Canterbury were declared winners by 20-19.       Wellington’s...

Looking ahead to Round 2: NPC

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 of the Bunnings NPC kicks off on Saturday with Counties Manukau hosting North Harbour at Navigation Homes Stadium. Counties will be looking to rectify their start to the competition after they...

Nine new in the Canterbury NPC squad as Naholo moves from Taranaki

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The side will again be captained by High School Old Boys’ Reed Prinsep. “Reed’s a leader,” said Co Coach Mark Brown. “We felt he did a great job for us in the role last year...

Pari Pari Parkinson returns for Maori All Blacks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Maori All Blacks team has been named to play Manu Samoa at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on Saturday 3 July.   Head Coach Clayton McMillan (Ngāi Te Rangi/Ngāi Tamawhariua/Te Rangihouhiri) has...

Bryce Heem signs for the Blues

7 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

7 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

9 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...