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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...

Blues unveil 2021 squad including Pat Lam's nephew AJ

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Blues are determined to ensure their progress in 2020 was no aberration after naming their squad for the Super Rugby Aotearoa and Trans-Tasman competitions.   The squad includes 12 current...

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...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 10 Highlights: Northland Vs Waikato

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northland produce a brilliant performance to beat Waikato and take some good momentum into the playoff next week. Waikato lead at the break after a good entertaining first half, but Northland were...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 10 Highlights: Bay of Plenty Vs North Harbour

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bay of Plenty have do it! They come from 21 points behind to beat North Harbour and claim their place in next weeks semi final. It was a hugely entertaining game as both teams were happy to run the ball....

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...

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...

All Blacks Name Travelling Squad for Australia

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks squad which will travel to Australia for the Tri-Nations tournament, has been named, with two new players called into the squad as cover.       Otago prop George Bower...