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New Zealand Rugby Awards 2020

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Captain Sam Cane has received the top honour at the 2020 ASB Rugby Awards tonight, claiming the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial award for overall Player of the Year, after also picking up the All...

Aaron Smith nominated for three New Zealand Rugby Awards

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand’s top rugby performers of 2020 will be recognised in a special ASB Rugby Awards TV event, with the nominees announced by New Zealand Rugby (NZR) today.   New Zealand Rugby Chief...

2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa squads confirmed

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experience and continuity run through the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa squads announced today with just 26 rookies across New Zealand’s five clubs and just nine player transfers.     The...

Chiefs confirm 11 new signings including two former Hurricanes and two highly rated halfbacks

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs have confirmed their squad for the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa season and Trans-Tasman competitions.   With Warren Gatland working with the British and Irish Lions, Clayton McMillan will...

All the Action from the Mitre 10 Cup Semis

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finals of the Mitre 10 Cup are done and dusted and have yielded the names of the finalists to compete in the Premiership and Championship divisions.   Otago vs Northland:   In a...

All the action from Round 10 of the Mitre 10 Cup as semi-finals loom

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finalists who will contest the Mitre 10 Cup have been named after an action-packed Round 10. In today’s (Sunday) fixtures, all three losing teams, remarkably, posted 33 points and surrendered...

Mitre 10 Cup heats up before play-offs

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Excitement in the land of the long white cloud is breeding as the last round of the Mitre 10 Cup is imminent before the play-offs commence.   Hawke’s Bay, who have been in fine form this competition...

Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 Draw Announced

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced the draw for Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 with 10 weeks of derby matches to kick off on 26 February next year and finish with a winner-takes-all Final for the Tū Kōtahi Aotearoa...

All the action from the Mitre 10 Cup Round 8: Round-up & highlights

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The play-offs of the mitre 10 Cup creep ever closer with Round 8 concluding today largely as expected although three teams threw themselves above and beyond to post some significant upset results.   Canterbury...