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Makazole Mapimpi re-signs with the Sharks until 2025

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Makazole Mapimpi has signed a new deal that will keep him with the Sharks until 2025.     Don’t blink or you’ll miss him! The lightning fast Makazole Mapimpi has re-signed with...

Bunnings Warehouse NPC, FPC and Heartland Championship 2022 draws announced

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Domestic rugby season preparations are in full swing with the 2022 season draws announced for the Bunnings Warehouse NPC, Farah Palmer Cup (FPC) presented by Bunnings Warehouse and the Bunnings Warehouse...

Maori All Blacks to play Ireland twice

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Māori All Blacks will play Ireland in two mid-week matches in Hamilton and Wellington this July New Zealand Rugby (NZR) announced today.  Ireland will bring an expanded squad to cater for the...

31-strong Black Ferns squad named for home June Test series

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Months out from Rugby World Cup 2021 playing in 2022, New Zealand rugby fans get their first taste of Black Ferns action with the Pacific Four Series squad named today.Black Ferns coaches Wayne Smith,...

New Zealand Maori Rugby Board AGM celebrates development pathways

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Māori Rugby Board (NZMRB) Chair Dr Farah Palmer took the opportunity at their Annual General Meeting in Wellington to celebrate the growing number of Māori playing at representative level...

The Hurricanes Welcome New Investors Y11 Sport & Media and Richard Mansell

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have today announced new investors Y11 Sport & Media and Richard Mansell to complete the private investment component of the Super Rugby franchise. Y11 Sport & Media have acquired...

Ireland to Face All Blacks in Auckland, Dunedin and Wellington in July

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby have confirmed the dates, venues and kick-off times for Ireland’s three Tests in July. Andy Farrell’s Ireland Squad will tour for the first time since he officially...

Take on Tomorrow Player In Focus Series – Cornal Hendricks Is All Heart For The Game He Loves

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

United Rugby Championship and Roc Nation Sports International recently launched the ‘Player in Focus’ content series which aims to inspire change through the voice of its players.  The...

New Zealand Super Rugby Pacific Matches Rescheduled

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

NZR has announced the dates for matches that were postponed due to the impact of COVID-19 in recent weeks  As Super Rugby Pacific in New Zealand prepares for the return of crowds this weekend,...

Super Rugby Pacific: Rescheduled Matches Round #5

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Due to the ongoing effects of COVID-19 in New Zealand Round 5 has been amended.   COVID outbreaks in the Blues, Highlanders and Crusaders squads have forced amendments to the Super Rugby Pacific...