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The Chiefs release an injury update on Sam Cane

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs and All Blacks captain Sam Cane took a heavy knock colliding with Jordie Barrett’s knee 26 minutes into The Chiefs’ 31-18 defeat in Wellington on Saturday.   The incident...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Wrap Up - Round 9

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Aotearoa reached something of a conclusion in Round 9 as the Crusaders were crowned champions after despatching the Highlanders 32-22 in Christchurch. Meanwhile, feelings of anxiety resonate...

When Julian Savea used one Western Force defender to bounce another!

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Julian Savea has hit the big three o!   The former All Black winger celebrated his 30th birthday and on Friday 7 August.   Savea enjoyed a stellar career in New Zealand winning Super Rugby...

Two Rising Stars Re-Sign With The Hurricanes

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

 New Zealand Rugby and the Hurricanes have secured contract extensions for major local talents, Peter Umaga-Jensen and Asafo Aumua.   Umaga-Jensen’s mid-field talents have been front...

Waisake Naholo's brother Kini set to make his Super Rugby debut for the Chiefs

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs kick off their final Super Rugby Aotearoa match for 2020 when they take on the Hurricanes at Sky Stadium this Saturday in Wellington. Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland has made several changes...

Team News: 50 Up For Wes Goosen As Coles Returns To The Starting XV

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes winger Wes Goosen will bring up 50 games for the Hurricanes on Saturday when he runs out against the Chiefs at Sky Stadium.   The winger has been with the Wellington-based side...

Eleven Twin Brothers In Rugby

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Professional rugby is somewhat of a family business with there being numerous examples of fathers and sons representing clubs and countries with the same being said of brothers.   While...

Jordie Barrett signs for Hurricanes until end of 2021

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes will breathe a sigh of relief after managing to secure the significant services of fullback Jordie Barrett until the end of 2021.   It is reported at newshub.co.nz that Barrett had...

How Three Teams Could Still Take The Super Rugby Aotearoa Title

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the hugely successful Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament nears conclusion, Round 8’s results have maintained the possibility of an exciting finish and the Blues’ victory over the Highlanders...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and confirmed transfers of the week.     Vern Cotter brings in reinforcements Vern Cotter has started to piece his backroom staff at Fiji together...