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Jack Goodhue pens new deal with Crusaders and New Zealand Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks, Crusaders and Northland midfielder Jack Goodhue has committed his long-term future to New Zealand.     The 25 year old has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby and the Crusaders through...

Preview: The Mitre 10 Cup Promises To Thrill From Round One

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The land of the long white cloud is abuzz with excitement as the kick-off of the Mitre 10 Cup is only a day away.   Tasman, the current champs, will launch their campaign with the goal defending...

All Blacks available for opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The bulk of the All Blacks squad named yesterday will assemble with their Mitre 10 Cup provinces this week and be available to play in the opening round of the competition, which kicks off on Friday night.   Two...

Son of former All Black captain Michael Jones included in powerful Auckland Mitre 10 Cup squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Auckland Rugby Head Coach Alama Ieremia has drawn from his player’s Super Rugby Aotearoa experience and strong Auckland Rugby pedigree for his 2020 Mitre 10 Cup squad.   Ieremia has the luxury...

Umaga extends his coaching stay with Blues

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues defence coach Tana Umaga has extended his stay at the franchise until the end of the 2021 Super Rugby season.     This brings Umaga into line with the rest of the Blues coaching group...

Blues-Crusaders clash called off, Highlanders-Hurricanes to go ahead

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Super Rugby Aotearoa match between the Blues and Crusaders which was due to be played at Auckland's Eden Park on Sunday is officially off, while tomorrow's Highlanders-Hurricanes match at Dunedin's...

Eleven Twin Brothers In Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Professional rugby is somewhat of a family business with there being numerous examples of fathers and sons representing clubs and countries with the same being said of brothers.   While...

Ted Hill appointed as Worcester Warriors' youngest-ever club captain

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England flanker Ted Hill has been appointed as Worcester Warriors' youngest-ever club captain. Hill, 21, succeeds South African GJ van Velze and will head a new captaincy team at Sixways with centre...

Potential North v South Island Teams

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster confirmed on Friday that a North Island versus South Island rugby match will go ahead with the clash doubling as an All Blacks trial.   The inter-island match was...

Ian Foster reveals the eligibility for the highly anticipated North v South All Blacks trial

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has revealed the criteria for the North Island versus South Island clash that will double up as an All Blacks trial.   The clash is set to take place on August...