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Mitre 10 Cup Preview & Line-Ups: Tasman vs Northland

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 of the Mitre 10 Cup kicks off with what looks to be a cracker when Northland travel to Lansdowne Park to face defending champions, Tasman.     Both Tasman and Northland commenced their...

Sio Tomkinson suspended for six weeks

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Otago’s Sio Tomkinson has received a six-week suspension after being red carded in the Otago v Auckland match in Dunedin on Saturday 12 September.     Tomkinson was sent from the field...

How the All Blacks fared in the opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup was a special one as the bulk of the All Blacks squad were made available to their regional sides, an extremely rare occurrence as New Zealand's...

All the action from Round 1 of the Mitre 10 Cup

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand domestic rugby flexed its muscles this weekend with Round 1 of the Mitre 10 Cup getting underway in style with some great displays.   Canterbury, Waikato, Auckland, Tasman, Northland,...

Aaron Smith and NMS included in Turbos team

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aaron Smith will turn out for the Manawatu Turbos for the first time in NINE years this weekend and will be joined by the exciting return of Nehe Milner-Skudder.   Aaron Smith’s long-awaited...

Fraser Armstrong resigns with the Hurricanes

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes and New Zealand Rugby have announced the re-signing of Fraser Armstrong through until the end of 2021.   Armstrong has been with the Hurricanes since 2018 and has become a crucial...

All Blacks available for opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The bulk of the All Blacks squad named yesterday will assemble with their Mitre 10 Cup provinces this week and be available to play in the opening round of the competition, which kicks off on Friday night.   Two...

Son of former All Black captain Michael Jones included in powerful Auckland Mitre 10 Cup squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Auckland Rugby Head Coach Alama Ieremia has drawn from his player’s Super Rugby Aotearoa experience and strong Auckland Rugby pedigree for his 2020 Mitre 10 Cup squad.   Ieremia has the luxury...

Squads named for eagerly-awaited North v South match

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The squads for the eagerly-awaited Steinlager North vs South match scheduled for Saturday 29 August have been named.   The squads have been selected by the All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Grant...

Potential North v South Island Teams

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster confirmed on Friday that a North Island versus South Island rugby match will go ahead with the clash doubling as an All Blacks trial.   The inter-island match was...