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Josh Ioane joins Connacht Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce the signing of talented All Black out-half Josh Ioane from the Chiefs for the 2024/25 season. Ioane arrives with vast experience at the highest level of southern...

Hurricanes Sign Quartet for 2025

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes announced the signings of halfback, Jordi Viljoen and lock Tom Allen on two-year deals, as well as the re-signings of midfielder/winger Bailyn Sullivan and prop Pouri Rakete-Stones (both...

New Zealand Rugby announces 2023 Annual Results

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Income of $268m continues to track strongly in 2023  NZR Reserves almost double to $175m   NZR+ streaming platform launched in time for the RWC23 in France   $42m invested...

All Blacks squad named for Steinlager Ultra Low Carb Series

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Barrett has been named as the new All Blacks captain, with a 32-strong squad including five uncapped players announced today ahead of the 2024 Steinlager Ultra Low Carb Series.The squad selected...

Japan League One Round 10 Review

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Crowley off the mark as Honda fires up Mie Honda Heat has given ex-Italy coach Kieran Crowley his maiden win in Japan Rugby League One after a courageous 20-19 victory over fellow...

Munster To Play All Blacks XV

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby are pleased to confirm that the province will take on the All Blacks XV on Saturday November 2nd at Thomond Park (5.30pm). Since the redevelopment of Thomond Park in 2008, Munster Rugby...

Ah Kuoi to celebrate 50th Gallagher Chiefs match

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gallagher Chiefs forward Naitoa Ah Kuoi will start his 2024 DHL Super Rugby Pacific at home with a 50th milestone celebration.The Bay of Plenty lock and loose forward debuted for the Gallagher Chiefs in...

Harmon to lead the Highlanders in 2024

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders Head Coach, Clarke Dermody, has today announced Billy Harmon as the 2024 Highlanders team Captain.   Dermody was complimentary of Billy’s composure and skillset, “Billy leads...

Munster close in on signing of tighthead prop Jager from New Zealand

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

MUNSTER ARE UNDERSTOOD to be closing in on the signing of tighthead prop Oli Jager, who has been playing with the Crusaders in New Zealand since 2017. The former Ireland U18 international grew up in Kildare...

Ireland confirm injury replacement for star hooker ahead of Rugby World Cup warm-up with Samoa

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have added hooker Diarmuid Barron to their squad as cover for the injured Dan Sheehan ahead of their Rugby World Cup warm-up match against Samoa in Bayonne on Saturday. Sheehan was forced off...