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Super Rugby Pacific: Getting to Know Moana Pasifika

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby newcomers Moana Pasifika will enter their debut season next year with former All Blacks centre Aaron Mauger at the helm.       Mauger, who played 45 Tests...

New Zealand Rugby announces new four-team women's competition

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced a new four-team women's competition for March 2022 called Super Rugby Aupiki.     The Blues, Chiefs and Hurricanes, as well as a combined South Island team...

Ex-All Black takes charge of Moana Pacifika

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All black centre Aaron Mauger is set to take charge of the newest addition to Super Rugby, Moana Pacifika.    The team will be based in Auckland and has been set up in order to...

Previous Suspensions For Kicks To The Head

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks fullback Jordie Barrett will be free to play against Argentina this weekend after a SANZAAR Judicial Committee Hearing found him not guilty of contravening Law 9.11 after he was...

The New Signings Each Top 14 Club Made During The Off Season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The French Top 14 returns this weekend in a mouth-watering opening round of fixtures.   Newly promoted Biarritz Olympique opening the competition against last season's semi-finalists Union...

Super Rugby Pacific format confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Pacific will kick off a new era for the world’s most exciting professional rugby competition next February with a 15-week regular season and a refreshed finals format, New Zealand...

The Big Name Signings In The PROD2 This Season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France's second division competition kicks off on Thursday with the two sides who were relegated from the Top 14, Bayonne and Agen, kicking the season off.   While the PROD2 is not France's...

Report: Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby agree on new Super Rugby format

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby have agreed on a new Super Rugby format according to reports in Australia and New Zealand.     According to the reports by the New Zealand Herald and...

FULL GAME: Blues v Highlanders (Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Final)

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Settle in for a full match replay of the Blues v Highlanders 2021 Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final.   Line-ups: Blues: 1. Alex Hodgman 2. Kurt Eklund 3. Nepo Laulala 4. Gerard Cowley-Tuioti 5. Patrick...

Looking ahead to Round 2: NPC

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 of the Bunnings NPC kicks off on Saturday with Counties Manukau hosting North Harbour at Navigation Homes Stadium. Counties will be looking to rectify their start to the competition after they...