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Viliami Taulani signs for Harlequins

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins have announced the signing of Tongan international back-row Viliami Taulani from the Waikato Chiefs.     A powerful back-row, Taulani joins Harlequins fresh from international...

Latest World Rankings: Wales Fall, Argentina Rise

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the weekend's test action, Wales have fallen to ninth on the World Rugby Rankings with Argentina moving into their highest position since June 2016.   Los Pumas' 33-11 in Cardiff...

Samoa seal Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification with play-off win over Tonga

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa secured Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification with a 37-15 defeat of Tonga in Hamilton on Saturday.     Holding a healthy 42-13 advantage from the first leg in Auckland last...

The Weekend's World Rankings Permutations

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

While the British and Irish Lions may be taking the spotlight, there is plenty of test rugby being played this weekend.    Samoa and Tonga get things underway on Saturday in the first leg of...

This weekend's international friendlies

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another weekend of international friendlies is on the horizon with much to look forward to for fans around the world.    The Springboks vs Georgia match was called off earlier this week due...

Tonga coach Toutai Kefu wants to make nation smile in RWC 2023 qualifier

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the first leg of the Oceania 1 play-off against Samoa, Rugby World Cup caught up with Kefu to discuss his team’s preparations for RWC 2023 qualification.     Toutai Kefu hopes...

HIGHLIGHTS: Maori All Blacks v Manu Samoa (Wellington 2021)

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Māori All Blacks have come away with a 35-10 victory over Manu Samoa in an eerily quiet Sky Stadium in Wellington.  

Team Naming | Ian Foster discusses first All Blacks team of 2021

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  All Blacks coach Ian Foster chats through his key selections for the test against Tonga at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday.        

Introducing: The 4 Players Set To Debut For The All Blacks Versus Tonga

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Tonga in the historic opening match of the Steinlager Series at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, on Saturday 3 July.   Four uncapped All Blacks have been named...

Wasps confirm the signing of All Blacks and Hurricanes flanker

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have announced the signing of All Black and Hurricanes lock and flanker Vaea Fifita, who will join the Club for next season from the New Zealand Rugby Union.     The 29-year-old...