hurricanes

The Four Players Who Are Set To Earn Their Test Debuts For Ireland This Weekend

1 day ago by Ulitmate Rugby

There are four uncapped players included in the Ireland matchday 23 to face Italy on Saturday.   Andy Farrell has handed starting test debuts with Will Connors earning his first cap on the...

Perenara confirms Japanese move

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks halfback and Hurricanes co-captain TJ Perenara has confirmed he will miss next year’s Super Rugby season and head to Japan on a short-term playing contract.      Perenara...

Fitness concerns for All Blacks and Wallabies on the eve of Bledisloe II

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks and Wallabies both have injury concerns on the eve of the second Bledisloe Cup test of 2020.   After starring debut last week, looseforward Harry Wilson is in doubt for the clash...

Experienced loose forward re-signs with the Hurricanes

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have re-signed loose-forward, Gareth Evans through until the end of 2021. Evans has been with the Hurricanes since 2018, when he made his debut against the Bulls in Pretoria.   Now...

Force re-signs All Blacks duo

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western Force has announced former All Blacks Richard Kahui and Jeremy Thrush have signed new contracts with the club.       With a combined 29 All Blacks caps to their...

Winners & Losers As Andy Farrell Names His Six Nations Squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland Coaching Team have named a 35 player squad for the final two rounds of the Six Nations which will see Ireland take on Italy and France.   Ireland currently sits fourth overall on the...

All Black scrumhalf TJ Perenara poised for Japan move

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Hurricanes scrumhalf TJ Perenara is on the verge of signing a deal to join a Japanese side for the 2021 Top League season as part of a lucrative rugby sabbatical.   A report...

Umaga-Jensen called up to AB training squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Young Hurricanes dynamo centre Peter Umaga-Jensen is one step closer to following in uncle Tana’s tracks after his call-up to the squad as cover for teammate Ngani Laumape who is still nursing a...

Ngani Laumape gets All Blacks call up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have confirmed that Hurricanes centre Ngani Laumape has joined their Rugby Championship squad as an injury replacement for Braydon Ennor, who ruptured his anterior cruciate...

Barrett or Mo'unga? Predicting how the All Blacks could line up in Ian Foster's first game

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster kicks off his term as the new All Blacks head coach on Sunday 11 October at Sky Stadium in Wellington.   The former assistant coach has a tough task ahead of him following the successful...