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NZ Rugby CEO admits to making mistakes before backing Foster

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mark Robinson accepts New Zealand Rugby made mistakes with the way they handled uncertainty over All Blacks head coach Ian Foster's future.   The NZ Rugby board on Wednesday gave Foster their "full...

Mark Robinson's All Blacks Debut

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mark Robinson's All Blacks Debut. New Zealand vs Scotland. 1st July 2000. Auckland, Eden Park. 48 - 14  

14 All Blacks released to play NPC this weekend

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The following players have been released by the All Blacks to play in the Bunnings Warehouse NPC this weekend:   Counties Manukau: Nepo Laulala, Dalton Papalii, Hoskins SotutuTaranaki: Stephen...

Crunch time for Foster's All Blacks as eager Boks lie in wait

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s all about to kick off at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit as, for the first time in four years, the All Blacks will do battle on South African soil against the Boks.    The hype...

Former England scrumhalf Willi Heinz makes his NPC return

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England scrumhalf Willi Heinz makes his return to provincial rugby this weekend after being named on the Canterbury bench to face Manawatu in their NPC season opener.   Heinz left the Crusaders...

NPC kicks off new era

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new era of the Bunnings Warehouse NPC rugby kicks off in Palmerston North this Friday where Manawatū hosts Canterbury, in the first match of a 2022 season that will see one team crowned as the national...

Exeter Chiefs sign Tongan back Solomone Kata

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs have bolstered their attacking options ahead of the new 2022/23 season with the addition of Tongan international Solomone Kata.     The 27-year-old is Rob Baxter’s...