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All Blacks name squad for 2021 Rugby Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named their squad for the 2021 edition of the Rugby Championship.         🎥...

Premiership Ins and Outs: A full list of the 2021/22 Transfers

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

      Premiership   Bath Players In: Johannes Jonker (Ealing Trailfinders), D'Arcy Rae (Glasgow Warriors), Will Butt (promoted from Academy), Arthur...

Gatland wants more despite rampant start to Lions tour

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland could not find too much to complain about after the British and Irish Lions made a brilliant start to their tour of South Africa, but says his team will not be 100 per cent satisfied.   Gatland's...

Introducing: The 5 Uncapped Players In the 2021 All Blacks Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named the squad for the 2021 Steinlager Series Tests against Fiji and Tonga.   Here...

All Blacks name squad for Tonga and Fiji tests

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named the squad for the 2021 Steinlager Series Tests against Fiji and Tonga.   The...

Ere Enari signs two-year deal with Hawke's Bay Magpies

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders halfback Ere Enari will play for the Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby team for the next two seasons.     Enari, who was educated at Tu Toa in Manawatu and Auckland's St Kentigern College...

13 new caps named in Samoa's squad to face Maori All Blacks, Tonga

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Thirteen new caps have been included in the Manu Samoa rugby squad to play the Māori All Blacks and Tonga in June and July.   Leinster bound prop Michael Alaalatoa will captain the 31-man squad...

Hadleigh Parkes | Playmakers: Rugby Stories

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sky Sport delves into some of rugby’s best stories from the characters that have made the game great. This week, Justin Marshall catches up with nomad Hadleigh Parkes to find out how he went from...

New Zealand Rugby 2021 National Referee Squad Announced

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced the 2021 High Performance Referee Squad which will oversee all national competitions.   High Performance Referee Manager Bryce Lawrence said:   "We're really...

Aaron Smith commits to NZR and Highlanders through to 2023

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Halfback Aaron Smith has announced that he has signed a new contract with New Zealand Rugby (NZR), his Highlanders club and Manawatu provincial union that will see him stay in New Zealand through until...