Bledisloe Cup

WATCH: Aaron Smith sells the Wallabies with the brilliant dummy

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aaron Smith sells the Wallabies defence and goes storming through to set Codie Taylor up for the score.   Aaron Smith’s dummy and dart through the gap 🤤 #NZLvAUS #RugbyChampionship pic.twitter.com/XK5uLRAZEB —...

Watch: Kellaway dances past McKenzie to score a great try

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies hit back from Rieko Ioane's try with this pearler from Andrew Kellaway, assisted by Noah Lolesio.     Lolesio 🎯 Kellaway 🕺 Stellar try from the @wallabies 🔥 #NZLvAUS...

Watch: Rieko Ioane's intercept try

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rieko Ioane picks off a pass from Noah Lolesio and races away to score the first try of the second Bledisloe Cup test.   Rieko Ioane 💨#NZLvAUS #BledisloeCup pic.twitter.com/0ungnXKieU —...

Rugby Championship: Four Players To Watch

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Championship returns this weekend with a pair of intriguing fixtures.   The tournament is teed up nicely, here are four players to keep an eye on in the opening week.   Beauden...

Stats & Facts: New Zealand v Australia

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look at the head to head stats and facts for the second Bledisloe Cup test.   NEW ZEALAND v AUSTRALIA – EDEN PARK, AUCKLAND – KO 19:05 (08:05 BST) Head to head Played 171...

Foster calls on All Blacks to 'match fire with fire' in Bledisloe Cup battle

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have held the Bledisloe Cup since 2003 and head coach Ian Foster wants a whitewash on home soil this weekend.     Ian Foster has called on New Zealand to fight "fire with fire"...

Koroibete returns in one of four changes for the Wallabies

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dave Rennie has made four changes to the Wallabies side for the second Bledisloe Test.   Winger Marika Koroibete returns to the starting XV with Nic White added to the bench. Koroibete replaces...

Will Jordan returns to the All Blacks starting XV for Bledisloe II

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Australia in the second Bledisloe Cup Fortinet Rugby Championship Test at Eden Park on Saturday 14 August (kick-off 7.05 PM local, 8.05 AM - BST).   The...

Explainer: The 50:22, Goal line drop-out & the other new law variations and how they work

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Championship officially kicks off this weekend right off the back of the British and Irish Lions series and with it comes the introduction of the new law variation for test rugby this year.   The...