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New All Black Captain Sam Cane's Nail-Biting International Debut

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The night of 12 June 2012 was a bitterly cold one in the Waikato city of Hamilton. On the pitch, green jerseys clashed with black as New Zealand took on a spirited Irish outfit in the second test of the...

Five Youngsters To Watch During Super Rugby Aotearoa - Backs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Aotearoa is set to be the first rugby to hit our screens since the global pandemic stalled rugby competitions world wide.   With the Aotearoa (New Zeland) version set to kick...

New Zealand Rugby confirm dates and schedule for Kiwi Super Rugby Aotearoa competition

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Aotearoa will kick off next month following today’s announcement that the country will move to COVID-19 alert level two on Thursday.   New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed that...

Watch James Small in his prime, scoring twice against Waikato for the Springboks in 1994

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Watch James Small in his prime, scoring twice against Waikato for the Springboks in 1994 during the tour of New Zealand. Small combined first with Andre Joubert and then with Chester Williams to score...

Super Rugby Round 7 - Games To Look Forward To

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 7 of Super Rugby has some mouth-watering prospects in store, most notably the two derbies in New Zealand and South Africa. The Chiefs and Hurricanes will do battle in Hamilton tomorrow, the former’s...

Super Rugby Round 7 Review:

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend the competition sees it’s second double header come into play, but Friday we kickoff with a New Zealand derby as the Chiefs host the Hurricanes at the FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton.  On...

Ins, outs and the latest rugby rumours

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Silly season is in full blossom as the reports over player and coach movements rack up as well as the potential impacts of the coronavirus.    We wrap all of the latest player movements as...

One of the All Blacks most talented backs has committed his future to the Chiefs and New Zealand

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Established All Blacks and Chiefs midfielder Anton-Lienert Brown has put pen to paper - committing his long-term future to New Zealand. The 24-year-old has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and his...

A first loss for Gats as the Brumbies end drought and Reds thrash the Sunwolves

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australian Conference rivals the Brumbies and the Reds enjoyed big wins on Saturday, the leaders recovering from an outbreak of mumps. The Brumbies stretched their early lead at the top of Super Rugby's...

No Six Nations? No Problem: Five Fixtures To Watch This Weekend

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We might not have Six Nations rugby to look forward to this weekend, but that does not mean that there is nothing good to watch on television this weekend.    This weekend sees the return of...