Ricky Riccitelli rugby player
Ricky Riccitelli rugby player

Ricky Riccitelli

3rd Feb 1995 1.78m/110kg Hooker

Blues name squad for 2023

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A fresh face with a familiar name is the Blues’ newest recruit for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.     Northland blind-side flanker Rob Rush, son of former All Black and Sevens...

All Blacks pair sign new deals with the Blues

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stephen Perofeta will remain at the Blues for at least another two years.   The 25-year-old newly-minted All Black has extended his contract with the Blues until at least 2024.   Perofeta...

The New Zealand and Moana Pasifika Super Rugby Pacific 2022 squads

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Returning star power, some familiar faces from the past join a cast of exciting young rookies in New Zealand's five 2022 Super Rugby Pacific squads announced today.     CLICK HERE TO VIEW...

Ricky Riccitelli signs for the Blues

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes and Taranaki hooker Ricky Riccitelli will move north to play his Super Rugby for the Blues from 2022.   The 26-year-old, who has 71 caps for the Hurricanes under his belt, has signed...

Ardie Savea returns to the starting XV to face the Brumbies

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes captain Ardie Savea is back to lead his squad for Saturday’s crucial Super Rugby Trans-Tasman clash with the Brumbies in Canberra.   Having made a successful and prominent return...

Dane Coles returns to Hurricanes starting XV

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes centurion and former captain Dane Coles will return to the starting line-up for Friday night’s Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa match against the Highlanders in Dunedin.Coles, who has missed the...

Chiefs launch sensational fightback to end win drought

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs trailed 26-7 at half-time but scored four second-half tries to get past the Hurricanes 35-29.   The Chiefs produced a sensational come-from-behind performance to claim a first Super...

Codie Taylor crosses twice in Crusaders' dominant win

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Codie Taylor scored twice as 2019 Super Rugby champions the Crusaders defeated the Hurricanes 33-16.   The Crusaders made it two wins from two games to start the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa season...

Peter Umaga-Jensen starts for the Hurricanes

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A handful of tweaks have been made to the Hurricanes starting line-up ahead of Sunday’s clash with the Crusaders in Christchurch. The Hurricanes are the only side that managed to hand the Crusaders...

Ardie Savea captains the Hurricanes in his 100th game as brother Julian returns

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ardie Savea’s first game as captain of the Hurricanes will also be his 100th cap for the side when they take on the Blues at Sky Stadium this Saturday. Ardie’s older sibling Julian will...