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Crusaders secure their future with perpetual licence to operate

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders have secured their future in Super Rugby with confirmation today that they have signed a new competition licence with New Zealand Rugby (NZR), which will see the club operate in perpetuity.    Previously,...

Brumbies 61-10 Waratahs: Hansen stars with hat-trick in record-breaking rout

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mackenzie Hansen crossed for a hat-trick as the Brumbies ran in nine tries to thrash the Waratahs 61-10 in a lopsided Super Rugby AU clash at GIO Stadium in Canberra.  The hosts made it 17 wins in...

Super Rugby Aotearoa champions enjoy winning start

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hooker Codie Taylor scored the opening try of the 2021 season as holders Crusaders came out on top in Dunedin.   The Crusaders made a winning start to their Super Rugby Aotearoa title defence,...

HIGHLIGHTS: Highlanders v Crusaders

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders kicked off the defence of their Super Rugby Aotearoa Title with a 26-13 away win over their South Island rivals the Highlanders in the opening round. Two tries saw the Crusaders race out...

Crusaders get their season underway with a 13 point victory

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The defending champions Crusaders are too strong for the Highlanders as the Crusaders win it by 13 points.   The Crusaders proved they are once again a very strong side and their defence shut down...

WATCH: Codie Taylor scores a 40 metre blinder to kick off the new season

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders kicked off the 2021 season in style with All Blacks Sam Whitelock and Codie Taylor combining wonderfully.   Taylor tore through the Highlanders defence from 40 metres out after a great...

WATCH: Joe Moody welcomes Irishman Jack Regan welcomed to Super Rugby with a palm to the face

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland u20s lock Jack Regan made his Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders in the 2021 season opener starting in the pack against the Crusaders.    The former Ulsterman was welcomed...

Irishman Jack Regan set for Super Rugby debut

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa will feature the two Southern clubs first battle of the season.   The Highlanders will host the Crusaders in what promises to be an epic encounter....

Crusaders team named for Round 1 of Super Rugby Aotearoa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson has named his side to tackle the Highlanders in Round 1 of 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa, commencing on Friday.   Two debutants – tighthead prop, Fletcher...