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When Julian Savea used one Western Force defender to bounce another!

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Julian Savea has hit the big three o!   The former All Black winger celebrated his 30th birthday and on Friday 7 August.   Savea enjoyed a stellar career in New Zealand winning Super Rugby...

Team News: Nehe Milner-Skudder misses out for the Highlanders as Nareki returns

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa brings another classic local derby with the Highlanders travelling to Christchurch to take on the Crusaders.   The battle of the Mainland and it’s...

Two Rising Stars Re-Sign With The Hurricanes

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

 New Zealand Rugby and the Hurricanes have secured contract extensions for major local talents, Peter Umaga-Jensen and Asafo Aumua.   Umaga-Jensen’s mid-field talents have been front...

Waisake Naholo's brother Kini set to make his Super Rugby debut for the Chiefs

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs kick off their final Super Rugby Aotearoa match for 2020 when they take on the Hurricanes at Sky Stadium this Saturday in Wellington. Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland has made several changes...

Team News: 50 Up For Wes Goosen As Coles Returns To The Starting XV

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes winger Wes Goosen will bring up 50 games for the Hurricanes on Saturday when he runs out against the Chiefs at Sky Stadium.   The winger has been with the Wellington-based side...

Eleven Twin Brothers In Rugby

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Professional rugby is somewhat of a family business with there being numerous examples of fathers and sons representing clubs and countries with the same being said of brothers.   While...

Jordie Barrett signs for Hurricanes until end of 2021

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes will breathe a sigh of relief after managing to secure the significant services of fullback Jordie Barrett until the end of 2021.   It is reported at newshub.co.nz that Barrett had...

Super Rugby Aotearoa - Top stats performers from Round 8

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the conclusion of Round 8, the Crusaders hold their position at the top of the table after their defeat of the Chiefs while the Blues, lying in second place, still have a shot at the title should their...

How Three Teams Could Still Take The Super Rugby Aotearoa Title

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the hugely successful Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament nears conclusion, Round 8’s results have maintained the possibility of an exciting finish and the Blues’ victory over the Highlanders...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Team Of The Week Round Eight

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Aotearoa heads into the closing stages of the competition with just two rounds remaining with the Crusaders leading the pack with 24 league points with the Blues hot on their heels with...