Adam Thomson rugby player
Adam Thomson rugby player

Adam Thomson

13th Mar 1982 1.96m/112kg Blindside Flanker

THROWBACK: When Bryan Habana scored a hattrick for the Babas against the All Blacks

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A hat-trick of tries by Springbok Bryan Habana inspired the Barbarians to only their second-ever win over New Zealand back in 2009.   The star-studded side coached by former Springbok coach Nick...

How the All Blacks fared in the opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup was a special one as the bulk of the All Blacks squad were made available to their regional sides, an extremely rare occurrence as New Zealand's...

Watch: Julian 'THE BUS' Savea finishes a try fantastic fashion!

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Julian Savea scored in a try on his return to Mitre 10 Cup action for Wellington on Saturday.   The former All Black dotted down just six minutes into his first appearance for Wellington in...

Line Ups | Blues v Chiefs

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues and Chiefs have both named their teams for Sunday's clash at Eden Park.     Two Blues players – Blake Gibson and Beauden Barrett – will make key appearances in the...

Team News: Aaron Cruden and Josh Ioane benched for Sunday's clash

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs return home refreshed after their bye week to take on the Highlanders at FMG Stadium Waikato on Sunday 19 July in round six of Super Rugby Aotearoa with both the Chiefs and Highlanders...

Team News: Crusaders and Chiefs Line Ups For Round 3 Of Super Rugby Aotearoa

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders return to Orangetheory Stadium this weekend for their first home game since March, and Head Coach Scott Robertson has named an unchanged line up to take on the Chiefs.   Codie...

Aaron Cruden returns to the Chiefs starting XV for Blues showdown

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs will return home to FMG Stadium Waikato to take on the Blues in their first home game of the Super Rugby Aotearoa season on Saturday with Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland opting to reinstate...

THROWBACK: When Bryan Habana scored a hattrick against the All Blacks in a STAR STUDDED Barbarians team

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A hat-trick of tries by Springbok Bryan Habana inspired the Barbarians to only their second-ever win over New Zealand back in 2009.   The star-studded side coached by former Springbok coach Nick...

Adam Thomson joins Chiefs

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black Adam Thomson has signed a deal with the Chiefs two years after recovering from a spine injury.   The 37-year-old is one of eight replacement players training with...

Former All Black Thomson,37, returns to rugby a year after spinal infection

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black flanker Adam Thomson is making his return to rugby after overcoming the serious spinal infection that kept him in a Japanese hospital for two months in 2018.   The 37-year-old...