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10 debutants named in Maori All Blacks team to face Ireland

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Māori All Blacks Head Coach Clayton McMillan has named a blend of experience and rising young talent with the selection of 10 debuting Māori All Blacks.       The Māori...

'I don't want to say I'm retired' - Ben Smith

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks and Highlanders outside back Ben Smith isn't retired, yet.   After 153 Highlanders appearances, 84 test caps as well as winning a Rugby World Cup and Super Rugby title, Ben...

Highlanders sign Lowe and Holland

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Days after being appointed as Highlander’s Head Coach, Clarke Dermody is already adding to his 2023 squad.     Announcing today a mix of youth and experience with the inclusion of Chiefs...

Maori All Blacks bolster squad ahead of first Ireland match

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cullen Grace (Ngāti Whakaue / Ngāti Raukawa), Sam Nock (Ngāpuhi) and Max Hicks (Ngāti Ranginui / Ngāi te Rangi) will join the Māori All Blacks squad this week ahead of the team’s first match...

Clarke Dermody named Highlanders head coach

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have announced Southlander Clarke Dermody as the new Head Coach of the Highlanders for a three-year term.   Dermody takes over from Tony Brown who finishes his two-year tenure to...

All Black scrumhalf duo named in Maori All Blacks squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Māori All Blacks Coach Clayton McMillan has named a strong squad ahead of his team’s two-match series against Ireland.    After missing out on the All Blacks' squad, TJ Perenara...

Folau Fakatava brought to tears with All Blacks call up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

New All Blacks halfback Folau Fakatava said hearing his name read out in the squad to prepare for the series against Ireland left him in tears.     It had always been his dream to play for...

New Zealand Under 20 squad named

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The next generation of rugby stars will have the opportunity to don the black jersey next month with a New Zealand Under 20 squad named today for their first international fixtures in three years.     While...

Winners & Losers: All Blacks squad to face Ireland

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster named his first squad of 2022 with six uncapped players.   The All Blacks' boss has sprung a few surprise selections, with some of the selections with...

Introducing The Six Uncapped Players In The All Blacks Squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has named a 36-man squad to face Ireland in a three-test series.   Here are the six uncapped players that have been included in the squad.    Pita...