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Hurricanes announce new Assistant Coaches for Super Rugby Aupiki

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have today announced that 2022 Manawatū Cyclones Head Coach, Fusi Feaunati and Director of Rugby at Te Awamutu Sports, Travis Church will complete the Hurricanes Poua coaching team ahead...

New Zealand Sevens draw announced

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pivotal pool matches await the Black Ferns Sevens and All Blacks Sevens teams on day one of the hotly anticipated and final HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton on January 21-22.     The last...

Ruahei Demant and World Cup winning Black Ferns shine at the ASB Rugby Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns co-captain and World Cup winner, Ruahei Demant has collected three major prizes at the 2022 ASB Rugby Awards, including the supreme Kelvin R. Tremain Memorial Player of the Year. As well as...

New Zealand Under 18 Sevens teams named for World School Sevens

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby announced today the selection of the New Zealand Under 18 Boys and Girls Sevens teams alongside the New Zealand Māori Under 18 Ngā Whatukura (Boys) and Ngā Māreikura (Girls) teams...

NZR elect first female Chair

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dame Patsy Reddy has become the first female Chair of New Zealand Rugby (NZR). She was elected Chair at NZR’s final Board meeting of the year in Auckland today and will replace outgoing Chair Stewart...

New Zealand Rugby Awards Nominee's

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby’s (NZR) top performers of 2022 will be recognised at the ASB Rugby Awards, with nominees announced today.   This year’s awards will be presented live on Sky Sport 1...

Fainga’anuku to wing for All Blacks XV against the Barbarians

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks XV Head Coach Leon MacDonald has named strong team to challenge the Barbarians in their closing match at Tottenham Spur Stadium this Sunday.     Following a win against Ireland...

Patrick Tuipulotu to captain All Blacks XV team to face Ireland A in Dublin

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks XV team has been named to play Ireland A at RDS Arena in Dublin on Friday 4 November, kick-off at 7:45PM GMT (8:45AM Saturday 5 November NZDT).      The matchday 23 is...

On This Day in 2015: McCaw and Carter bow out in World Cup Final

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day in 2015, All Blacks legends Riche McCaw Dan Carter played their final test match steering New Zealand to Rugby World Cup glory.   McCaw captained the All Blacks in the final as he ended...

All Blacks XV bolster squad ahead of Northern Tour

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks XV have called in an additional six players to join the squad, ahead of their inaugural Northern Tour against Ireland A (4 November) and Barbarians (13 November).   Cortez Ratima,...