Ian Foster rugby player
Ian Foster rugby player

Ian Foster

1st May 1965 0.00m/kg Head Coach

Brodie Retallick to play overseas in 2024

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks, Gallagher Chiefs and Hawke’s Bay lock Brodie Retallick will leave New Zealand to continue his stellar career overseas following the 2023 season. The 31-year-old Test centurion has announced...

New Zealand Rugby announces All Blacks home Tests in Auckland and Dunedin

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks will play two Tests on home turf this year against South Africa in Auckland and Australia in Dunedin.     The Rugby Championship 2023 schedule will see the All Blacks play South...

"Loss of trust" could see Scott Robertson head to England, says Marshall

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

For All Black scrumhalf Justin Marshall says a breakdown in the relationship between New Zealand Rugby and Crusaders boss Scott Robertson means that the latter could well be appointed to the England top...

Jones lauds 'tremendous' England spirit following fightback against New Zealand

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two tries from replacement Will Stuart helped England clinch a remarkable draw against the All Blacks at Twickenham.     Eddie Jones hailed England's spirit after they overcame a "baptism...

Classic clash at Twickenham: England vs All Blacks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s all happening at Twickenham once again as, this week, the All Blacks come knocking.   After tasting defeat in their first outing of the series (against Argentina), England came back strongly...

New Zealand never had an aura, says Jones

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England boss Eddie Jones is at it again in the press ahead of his side’s big clash against the All Blacks, this time suggesting that the aura surrounding the latter is, and always has been, nothing...

England v New Zealand Key Battles: Dual playmakers and lineout leaders

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones and Ian Foster have named their lineups for Saturday's blockbuster clash between England and New Zealand at Twickenham.     It's been an indifferent year for both sides...

Brodie Retallick named to play 100th Test in clash with England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named Brodie Retallick for his 100th All Blacks Test, against England at Twickenham.   The 31-year-old will become the 12th All...

Last time they faced off: Rugby World Cup 2019: England 19-7 New Zealand

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manu Tuilagi's early try set the tone as England shattered New Zealand's hopes of winning an unprecedented third consecutive Rugby World Cup and moved into the final with a famous 19-7 victory.   England...

Scotland missed 'best opportunity in history' to beat New Zealand – Townsend

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland led for the majority of the Test against New Zealand but squandered their advantage, much to the frustration of Gregor Townsend.       Scotland coach Gregor Townsend says...