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Super Rugby Aotearoa champions enjoy winning start

1 day 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

1 day 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

1 day 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

1 day 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

1 day 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...

Seven All Blacks start for the Blues

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three debutants and nine All Blacks are included in the Blues line-up to travel to Wellington for Saturday’s first round of the Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa against the Hurricanes.   Both starting...

Irishman Jack Regan set for Super Rugby debut

3 days 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

3 days 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...

Josh McKay signs with top Scottish club

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have pulled off an exciting acquisition with reports that Josh McKay will join the Scottish club from New Zealand.   The 23 year-old fullback was born in Christchurch and turned...

Lima Sopoaga turns down Stormers, rumoured to be linked with Lyon

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Recent reports have linked All Black flyhalf Lima Sopoaga with a possible move to South Africa to join the ranks of the Stormers.   However, the existing flyhalves on the Stormers’ books can...