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Super Rugby Pacific format confirmed

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Pacific will kick off a new era for the world’s most exciting professional rugby competition next February with a 15-week regular season and a refreshed finals format, New Zealand...

Report: Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby agree on new Super Rugby format

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby have agreed on a new Super Rugby format according to reports in Australia and New Zealand.     According to the reports by the New Zealand Herald and...

25 of the worst rugby jerseys EVER

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

There have been some fantastic rugby jerseys over the years, however, not all jerseys are hits.   We take a look at some of the worst EVER.   EDINBURGH - 2007/08   PERPIGNAN - 2009/10   MELBOURNE...

Tana Umaga steps away from the Blues to pursue his family business

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues Defence Coach Tana Umaga will take a break from professional rugby coaching to focus on his new family business.     Umaga, who has played an integral role in the Blues coaching staff...

The Best Of: Ash Dixon 2021 Highlanders season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Maori All Blacks, Highlanders & Hawke's Bay skipper Ash Dixon's announcement that he's headed to Japan at the end of the year, here's a look back at his 2021 Super Rugby season with the Highlanders.  

Saints sign Fiji scrum-half Frank Lomani

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fijian international Frank Lomani will join Northampton Saints from Australian side Melbourne Rebels ahead of the 2021/22 season.     The 25-year-old scrum-half is expected to land at Franklin’s...

Moana Pasifika granted unconditional licence for 2022 season

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Moana Pasifika has been granted an unconditional licence to join a planned new professional rugby competition next year, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) announced today.       The NZR Board’s...

Dane Zander, Feao Fotuaika and Richie Asiata sign new Reds deals

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Reds re-signing spree has continued with a further three players staying put at Ballymore.    Frontrow trio Dane Zander, Feao Fotuaika and Richie Asiata will all remain at the...

Scott Robertson recommits to New Zealand Rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Robertson has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Crusaders for the next three years, announcing today he will lead the Crusaders through to the end of 2024.     The Crusaders...

Ricky Riccitelli signs for the Blues

2 months 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...