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Blues lose captain

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Game-breaking back Rieko Ioane says "old school" methods introduced by coach Vern Cotter have the Blues well placed to end a 21-year Super Rugby title drought. Cotter's no-frills style has been a hallmark...

2024 Super Rugby Pacific Semi-Finals Confirmed

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2024 Super Rugby Pacific Semi-Final fixtures have been confirmed, with the Hurricanes and Blues earning precious home ground advantage next weekend.   With a spot in the Super...

Super Rugby Preview: Chiefs v Reds

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Super Rugby Pacific Quarter Finals kick off on the evening of Friday 7 June with the Chiefs welcoming the Queensland Reds to FMG Stadium Waikato (5.05PM AEST / 7.05PM NZST). The action continues on...

Super Rugby Pacific audience sees significant growth at end of regular season

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the end of the regular season of the DHL Super Rugby Pacific competition, and as we head into three exciting weekends of Finals rugby, over 1.94 million New Zealanders have watched the competition on...

Super Saturday Headlines 2024 Super Rugby Pacific Quarter Finals

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2024 Super Rugby Pacific Quarter Finals fixtures have been confirmed, with a Friday night showdown in Hamilton to set the stage for a blockbuster Super Saturday of finals action next weekend.   The...

Hurricanes take major step towards minor premiership

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Winger Salesi Rayasi has celebrated his 50th game for the club in style as he crossed for a hat-trick in a 41-14 win over the Highlanders. The bonus point win takes the club one step closer to the minor...

New Zealand name their U20 squad ahead of the U20 Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fresh from winning the inaugural The Rugby Championship (TRC) Under 20 tournament, the New Zealand squad for the upcoming World U20 Championships has been named.The team heads to South Africa next month,...

All to play for in Super Rugby

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

With one more round of Super Rugby left after this weekends fixture, there is still plenty of unknown outcomes and potential surprises in the build-up to the finals heading into next week. As it standsthe...

Super Rugby Pacific Round 14 Disciplinary Update

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

RAYMOND TUPUTUPU RED CARD OFFENCE Player: Raymond Tuputupu Team: HurricanesPosition: HookerDate of Incident: 24 May 2024Nature of Offence: Law 9.13: A player must not tackle an opponent early,...

Blues' bid to bring back Barrett denied by Super Rugby

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues have failed in their bid to rush back Beauden Barrett for the Super Rugby play-offs after the All Blacks playmaker was ruled ineligible for next month's knockout phase. The 123-Test veteran...