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Lalakai Foketi re-signs with NSW Waratahs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The NSW Waratahs have continued to shape their roster ahead of the 2022 season, locking in the services of Lalakai Foketi for a further season.     The talented Waratahs centre, currently...

Scott Robertson recommits to New Zealand Rugby

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Robertson has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Crusaders for the next three years, announcing today he will lead the Crusaders through to the end of 2024.     The Crusaders...

Caleb Clarke included as a travelling reserve for New Zealand 7s

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black winger Caleb Clarke has missed the initial squad for the New Zealand Men’s Rugby Sevens Olympic team but has been included as a travelling reserve.   Clarke opted to put his...

Pari Pari Parkinson returns for Maori All Blacks

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Maori All Blacks team has been named to play Manu Samoa at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on Saturday 3 July.   Head Coach Clayton McMillan (Ngāi Te Rangi/Ngāi Tamawhariua/Te Rangihouhiri) has...

Nine debuts in Tonga's team to face the All Blacks

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga have included nine new caps in its starting XV to play the All Blacks in the first game of the Steinlager Series at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday.   Four of their substitutes could also...

13 new caps named in Samoa's squad to face Maori All Blacks, Tonga

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Thirteen new caps have been included in the Manu Samoa rugby squad to play the Māori All Blacks and Tonga in June and July.   Leinster bound prop Michael Alaalatoa will captain the 31-man squad...

New Canterbury NPC Assistant Coach Named

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Marty Bourke joins Reuben Thorne and Mark Brown as Canterbury NPC Assistant Coach.   Fresh ideas, a new way of looking at things, and a hunger to grow and develop has seen Marty Bourke head off...

Chiefs frontrowers Aidan Ross & Samisoni Taukei’aho re-sign

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs loosehead prop Aidan Ross and hooker Samisoni Taukei’aho have recommitted to the Chiefs, both inking a new deal with the club.   25-year-old Ross has signed for a further two years...

Gibson appointed as Bay of Plenty Steamers Head Coach

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bay of Plenty Rugby has today announced that Daryl Gibson has been named as the new Steamers Head Coach.     Gibson brings a wealth of coaching experience having previously been assistant...

Ardie Savea captains the Hurricanes in his 100th game as brother Julian returns

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ardie Savea’s first game as captain of the Hurricanes will also be his 100th cap for the side when they take on the Blues at Sky Stadium this Saturday. Ardie’s older sibling Julian will...