Kurt Eklund rugby player
Kurt Eklund rugby player

Kurt Eklund

5th Jan 1992 1.80m/103kg Hooker

FULL GAME: Blues v Highlanders (Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Final)

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Settle in for a full match replay of the Blues v Highlanders 2021 Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final.   Line-ups: Blues: 1. Alex Hodgman 2. Kurt Eklund 3. Nepo Laulala 4. Gerard Cowley-Tuioti 5. Patrick...

Ricky Riccitelli signs for the Blues

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes and Taranaki hooker Ricky Riccitelli will move north to play his Super Rugby for the Blues from 2022.   The 26-year-old, who has 71 caps for the Hurricanes under his belt, has signed...

Pari Pari Parkinson returns for Maori All Blacks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Maori All Blacks team has been named to play Manu Samoa at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on Saturday 3 July.   Head Coach Clayton McMillan (Ngāi Te Rangi/Ngāi Tamawhariua/Te Rangihouhiri) has...

Maori All Blacks team named

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Head Coach Clayton McMillan has named his Maori All Blacks 23 to take on Manu Samoa in Wellington on Saturday.    The visitors will be tested as McMillan has selected an exciting...

One change to Blues team for Final

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues have made just one change to the side that despatched the Force a week ago as they brace for the final contest of the tournament against the Highlanders at Eden Park.    Akira Ioane...

Maori All Blacks Squad Announced

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maori All Blacks Head Coach Clayton McMillan has named his squad to take on Manu Samoa in a two-match series commencing on 26 June and concluding on 3 July.    The squad will be captained by...

Brumbies outclassed by Blues

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies have gone down to the Blues at Eden Park after a brutally clinical display from the home side.   Three unanswered second half tries meant the Brumbies succumbed to their third loss on...

Super Rugby Saturday round up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman wrapped up this weekends matches with three entertaining clases The New Zealand sides continued to dominate and remain unbeaten in ten matches.   Blues 48 vs Waratahs 21 A...

Promising fullback Sullivan gets second Blues start

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues head to Melbourne for the clash against the Rebels at AAMI Stadium on Saturday evening.   The team will honour experienced midfielder TJ Faiane, who returns to earn his 50th cap, the seventh-highest...

Highly rated fullback to debut as the Blues look to make a statement

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final outing in the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition is more of a start than a finish for the Blues when they host the Chiefs at Eden Park on Saturday evening.   While a bonus point victory...