Akira Ioane rugby player
Akira Ioane rugby player

Akira Ioane

16th Jan 1995 1.94m/118kg Blindside Flanker

Rebels Announce Signing of Experienced Trio

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Towering locks Tim Cardall and Angelo Smith join the talented Vaiolini Ekuasi as the Rebels newest additions, covering for injured pair Matt Philip and Rob Leota, who despite making great progress with...

All Blacks Squad Announcement: Mark Telea to debut, Anton Lienert-Brown starts

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named one debutant to face Scotland at Murrayfield Stadium on Sunday.     Winger Mark Telea has been selected to make his first...

All Blacks Player Ratings v Wales

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  New Zealand ran in eight tries to defeat Wales 23-55 at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday.   The All Blacks got their Autumn Nations Series off to a strong start racking up...

All Blacks make sweeping changes for Wales test, Will Jordan ruled out

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team to play Wales at Principality Stadium has been unveiled by selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan.       After providing opportunities to build depth and...

Blues name squad for 2023

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A fresh face with a familiar name is the Blues’ newest recruit for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.     Northland blind-side flanker Rob Rush, son of former All Black and Sevens...

All Blacks name 35 man squad for November Tests

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named the following squad for the Lipovitan-D Rugby Challenge Cup fixture in Japan and the Healthspan Elite Northern Tour of Wales, Scotland...

All Blacks Player Ratings v Australia: Jordie Barrett shines as New Zealand edge closer to the Rugby Championship title

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand put themselves in pole position to win the Rugby Championship defeating the Wallabies 40-14 in Auckland on Saturday.   New Zealand are on the brink of another Rugby Championship...

Injuries force a reshuffle of Saturday's All Blacks squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced the match-day 23 for this week’s Lipovitan-D Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Eden Park in Auckland.     Injuries...

Foley returns for Wallabies as veteran relishes All Blacks clash

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bernard Foley is relishing "one more crack" at international rugby after the experienced fly-half was picked by Australia to face New Zealand in Thursday's Bledisloe Cup clash. After three years out of...

All Blacks named to play Australia in Melbourne

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced the match-day 23 for this week’s Lipovitan-D Rugby Championship Test against Australia at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne.  Captain...