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New Zealand Rugby Voices Concern Over ‘Player Burnout’ in Aotearoa

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report in businesslive.co.za, the New Zealand Rugby players’ union head has expressed concern about the physical and emotional effect that the high-intensity nature of Super Rugby...

Super Rugby Aotearoa - Top stats performers from Round 7 - most tackles, running metres, turnovers & more

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Aotearoa has routinely delivered a healthy dose of quality rugby and thrilling moments with Round 7 being no exception. The visiting Hurricanes shook up the tournament this past weekend when...

Julian Savea Returns To The Hurricanes

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Julian Savea's return to the Hurricanes as been confirmed with the former All Blacks winger returning to his former Super Rugby side for the final two matches of Super Rugby Aotearoa.     The...

How things stand after Round 7 of Super Rugby Aotearoa

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The talk of Round 7 was undoubtedly the Hurricanes 34-32 surprise win over the Crusaders in Christchurch while the Blues managed to stem the tide of a late onslaught by the Chiefs to emerge as 21-17 victors.   The...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Wrap Up - Round 7

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 7 of Super Rugby Aotearoa threw a major surprise to the fans when the Crusaders suffered their first defeat of the competition to a determined Hurricanes outfit while the Blues kept their hopes alive,...

Super Rugby Team Of The Week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another exciting weekend of rugby in Australiasia saw the Melbourne Rebels beat the Waratahs, the Hurricanes end the Crusaders 36 unbeaten run at home, the Brumbies breeze past Western Force and the Hurricanes...

Blues defence denies the Chiefs a late winner

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another Super Rugby Aotearoa game, another thrilling encounter that was decided in the final moments of the game as Warren Gatland's Chiefs lose their seventh straight game.   The Blues get back...

Watch: The slick set piece try from the Blues

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their loss to the Crusaders last week, the Blues hit the ground running against the Chiefs on Sunday with Matt Duffie slicing through the Chiefs' defence from a lovely set piece move.   From...

Top Stories of the Week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six Nations respond to Fiji claims that they are joining the tournament   Following the Fijian Rugby Union's claim that the Flying Fijians are on the verge of joining the Six Nations...

Referees boss admits error on disallowed Damian McKenzie try

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby Referee boss Bryce Lawrence has admitted that Damian McKenzie's disallowed try on Sunday should have stood.   McKenzie's try in the 65th minute was called back after TMO Brendon...