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McKenzie leaves it late in Super Rugby Aotearoa thriller

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes appeared set to clinch just their second win of the season, only to be beaten by a last-gasp penalty on Friday.   Damian McKenzie landed a penalty after the final siren sounded...

Watch: Damian McKenzie's CLUTCH kick seals Chiefs victory

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's happened again! Damian McKenzie has produced another clutch moment to secure victory for the Chiefs with the fullback nailing a long range penalty to seal a 26-24 victory over the Hurricanes.   Mr...

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman draw finalised

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Rugby Australia (RA) have confirmed the final schedule for Super Rugby Trans-Tasman with additional home matches for the Blues, Hurricanes and Highlanders and trips to Wollongong...

Exeter set to sign hulking, young NZ tighthead

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rob Baxter’s global search for a tighthead has seemingly come to an end with the result that 6'4, 128kg Josh Iosefa-Scott is set to call Sandy Park his new home.   Iosefa-Scott currently...

Super Rugby Aotearoa teams embrace Anzac spirit

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand’s Super Rugby Aotearoa teams will embrace the Anzac spirit during this weekend’s round of matches as they acknowledge all servicemen and women across the country, and have reached...

Chiefs edge Crusaders to move into Finals spot

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Just one point separated the sides in Hamilton, with Damian McKenzie's late penalty sending the Chiefs into second place.   Damian McKenzie scored a last-gasp penalty as the Chiefs came from behind...

Hodgman dismissed as Blues defeated by Highlanders

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders bounced back from their defeat to the Chiefs to propel themselves back into the Finals hunt with a win over the Blues.     Alex Hodgman saw red as a depleted Highlanders...

WATCH: Aaron Smith robbed by Blues scrumhalf

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues scrumhalf Jonathan Ruru scored an opportunistic try against the Highlanders as he picked off Aaron Smith's pass from a lineout.   Robbed. 😳 #SuperRugbyAotearoa #HIGvBLU pic.twitter.com/Z7fmCVV1by —...

Watch: Kazuki Himeno scores his first try for the Highlanders

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Some quick thinking from Aaron Smith and Kazuki Himeno scores his first try for the Highlanders against the Blues.   Kazuki Himeno has scored his first @Highlanders try 🙌#SuperRugbyAotearoa...