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New Zealand rugby announce major global partnership with Altrad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced a major partnership with Altrad to become the Official Front of Jersey sponsor to the All Blacks and Black Ferns from 2022.   Altrad, a world leader in the...

Fiji retain Olympic rugby sevens title with victory over New Zealand

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji secured their second successive men’s Olympic rugby sevens gold medal as they beat New Zealand 27-12 in a thrilling gold medal match at Tokyo Stadium.   The defending champions...

New Zealand and Fiji into gold medal match

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand and Fiji will meet in the gold medal match of the men’s Olympic sevens tournament at Tokyo 2020. The All Blacks Sevens, who finished fifth at Rio 2016, made...

Olympics men’s sevens quarter-final line-up taking shape

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic quarter-final line-up is taking shape following an enthralling opening day of rugby sevens at Tokyo Stadium that saw five teams make perfect starts to secure their places in the...

SEVENS DAY ONE REVIEW: Fiji make winning start against hosts Japan

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Tokyo 2020 men’s Olympic rugby sevens competition began in exciting fashion with all 12 teams in action on the first morning of rugby sevens at Tokyo Stadium.   READ SESSION ONE REVIEW...

Reigning Champions Fiji open rugby sevens play

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reigning gold medallists Fiji rallied in the second half to defeat Japan 24-19 in a rematch of the Rio 2016 semi-finals.    Fiji trailed 19-12 but fought back through a pair of tries...

Sam Dickson ruled out of the Olympics for All Black 7's

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens have been hit with an injury blow on arrival to Tokyo with senior player Sam Dickson ruled out of the Olympics due to a hamstring injury sustained in training.   The All...

Shiray Kaka's Journey to Tokyo

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

From not making the team in 2016, through multiple surgeries and having to leave her husband half a world away, all in the hopes of making her Olympic dream come true.. it has been a long road...

Watch: Junior Boks' lock burns NZ backs to score a wonder try

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Junior Springboks stunned New Zealand in terrific fashion in the final round of group stage matches at the U20 World Championship in Argentina on Wednesday.   It took the South African’s...

Fiji clinch World Rugby Sevens Series title in Paris

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby Sevens Series was decided on the final day of the series as Fiji beat the USA in the Cup semi-finals to secure a fourth world series title.  Gareth Baber’s outfit, who went...