Ardie Savea rugby player
Ardie Savea rugby player

Ardie Savea

14th Oct 1993 1.88m/102kg Openside Flanker

Ardie Savea approaching 120 Hurricanes appearances

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the third consecutive year, Ardie Savea has been named captain of the Hurricanes ahead of the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.   Set to make his 120th appearance for the Hurricanes...

Ardie Savea Wins All Blacks Player of the Year at ASB Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes 2021 captain Ardie Savea has been named All Blacks Player of the Year at the 2022 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards for the second year in a row.     After another bumper international...

Ruahei Demant and World Cup winning Black Ferns shine at the ASB Rugby Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns co-captain and World Cup winner, Ruahei Demant has collected three major prizes at the 2022 ASB Rugby Awards, including the supreme Kelvin R. Tremain Memorial Player of the Year. As well as...

France’s Damian Penaud voted Player of the Series

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 26-year-old has played a central role in France’s unbeaten 2022 and receives the award ahead of New Zealand’s Ardie Savea and Italy sensation Ange Capuozzo. The shortlist was compiled...

New Zealand Rugby Awards Nominee's

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby’s (NZR) top performers of 2022 will be recognised at the ASB Rugby Awards, with nominees announced today.   This year’s awards will be presented live on Sky Sport 1...

3 players nominated for Autumn Nations Series Player of the Series

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The nominees for the Autumn Nations Series Player of the Series have been named.   France’s Damian Penaud, Italy’s Ange Capuozzo and the All Blacks’ Ardie Savea are the three in...

The Three Biggest Omissions In The World Rugby Men's 15s Dream Team of the Year

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Sunday evening the 2022 World Rugby Men's 15s Dream Team of the Year was unveiled at the World Rugby Awards in Monaco on Sunday.   Every year there are players who can feel hard...

World Rugby Unveil The 2022 Men’s 15s Dream Team of the Year

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby revealed the 2022 Men’s 15s Dream Team of the Year at the World Rugby Awards in Monaco on Sunday.     Men's World Rugby Player of the Year Josh van der Flier headlines...

All Blacks Player Ratings v England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks led by 14 points inside 10 minutes and extended that lead further in the second half, yet somehow they missed out on a seventh successive victory.   England ran in three tries in...

England Player Ratings v New Zealand

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England scored three tries in the final eight minutes to fight back from 18 points down and earn a barely believable 25-25 draw against New Zealand on Saturday.     Here is how we rated Eddie...