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What you didn't know about the Gordon Hunter Memorial Trophy

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gordon Hunter was the inaugural coach of the Highlanders in 1996 when Super Rugby began and also coached the Blues in 2000 before passing from cancer in 2002. He was an All Black Selector and Coach between...

Super Rugby Aotearoa - Top stats performers from Round 5 - tackles, metres gained, turnovers & more

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 5 of Super Rugby Aotearoa gave the rugby world more to savour this past weekend with two thrilling spectacles when the Crusaders hosted the Blues in a much anticipated top-of-the-table clash while...

Potential North v South Island Teams

1 month 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...

The Deal That Set Super Rugby and Tri-Nations in Motion

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day in 1995, on the eve of the iconic World Cup final between South Africa and New Zealand in Johannesburg, details pertaining to two brand new competitions; the Super 12 and the Tri-Nations.   The...

Weekly Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders sign Wallabies prop       The Highlanders confirmed the signing of Wallabies tighthead prop Jermaine Ainsley who has inked a two-year deal with the side that...

Highlanders sign Wallabies prop

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have confirmed the signing of Wallabies tighthead prop Jermaine Ainsley who has inked a two-year deal with the side that will see the New Zealand born player turn out for...

Super Rugby Stats Leaders Round 1: Most metres, tackles, carries and more

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round One of Super Rugby Aotearoa kicked off, much to the delight of rugby fans around the world, in stunning style with some top class displays of rugby from the New Zealanders. The Highlanders managed...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Round One - Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders v Chiefs A thrilling final passage capped off the first spectacle of Super Rugby Aotearoa as the Highlanders snuck in with a single-point victory over the Chiefs in Otago on Saturday.  The...

Ultimate Rugby's All-Time Greatest Super Rugby XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

25 years of Super Rugby has produced some truly magnificent and memorable moments, match-ups and players. We undertook one of the more challenging tasks enjoyed amongst rugby fans and had a stab at selecting...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Big Match-Ups - Ioane v Cruden

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first round of Super Rugby Aotearoa is set to get underway on 13 June with the first game offering a mouth-watering personal clash between fly-halves Josh Ioane and Aaron Cruden, of the Highlanders...