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Boyd extends Northampton stay

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints are have confirmed that Director of Rugby, Chris Boyd, has signed a contract extension to keep him at the Club until at least the end of the 2021/22 season. Boyd arrived at Franklin’s...

Young Love Signs for Hurricanes

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have announced the signing of utility back Ruben Love for the next three years.   The 19 year-old attended Palmerston North Boys High School, representing the First XV while also...

Remembering the amazing Jonah Lomu, 5 Years On

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Through the years, as the menacing cries of the Haka fill the electric air before every test the All Blacks play, the names and faces of the past legends who donned the renowned jersey are called to mind....

Mitre 10 Cup RD 10 Highlights: Wellington v Manawatu

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wellington do exactly what they needed to, by getting a bonus-point win against Manawatu. Wellington were made to work for it as a tight first half saw then lead by just a...

All the action from Round 10 of the Mitre 10 Cup as semi-finals loom

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finalists who will contest the Mitre 10 Cup have been named after an action-packed Round 10. In today’s (Sunday) fixtures, all three losing teams, remarkably, posted 33 points and surrendered...

Savea at centre for Wellington

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wellington Lions head coach, Leo Crowley, has made a handful of changes to his side ahead of their clash against Manawatu at Sky Stadium. Saturday marks the last of the round-robin fixtures, before the...

Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 Draw Announced

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced the draw for Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 with 10 weeks of derby matches to kick off on 26 February next year and finish with a winner-takes-all Final for the Tū Kōtahi Aotearoa...

Magpies put up passionate defence of the Log o' Wood

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Magpies ascended to the summit of the Championship table and retaining the ‘Log o’ Wood’.   Emotions ran high as the game boiled over into scuffles at the final whistle as...

The Seven Players Set To Make Their Debuts In Bledisloe IV

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Test Rugby undergoes a change with the start of every Rugby World Cup cycle and 2020 has been no different for the Wallabies and All Blacks.   Both sides have welcomed new head coaches in Dave Rennie...

One Year Ago Today: England 12-32 South Africa

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

One Year ago today, South Africa dominated England to match New Zealand's tally of lifting the Webb Ellis Cup for a third time. Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe kicked England when they were down and...