Nepo Laulala rugby player
Nepo Laulala rugby player

Nepo Laulala

6th Nov 1991 1.84m/131kg Tighthead Prop

All Blacks Player Ratings v England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks led by 14 points inside 10 minutes and extended that lead further in the second half, yet somehow they missed out on a seventh successive victory.   England ran in three tries in...

England v New Zealand Key Battles: Dual playmakers and lineout leaders

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones and Ian Foster have named their lineups for Saturday's blockbuster clash between England and New Zealand at Twickenham.     It's been an indifferent year for both sides...

Brodie Retallick named to play 100th Test in clash with England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named Brodie Retallick for his 100th All Blacks Test, against England at Twickenham.   The 31-year-old will become the 12th All...

All Blacks Squad Announcement: Mark Telea to debut, Anton Lienert-Brown starts

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named one debutant to face Scotland at Murrayfield Stadium on Sunday.     Winger Mark Telea has been selected to make his first...

The last time they faced off: Wales v New Zealand

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales host New Zealand this weekend as the two sides face off just over a year since their last meeting.   Back in October last year, the two sides clashed at the Principality in a match outside...

New Zealand: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Stephen Perofeta earn starts against Japan

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced the team for the Test against Japan in Tokyo.     Two players will make their first appearance in the run-on side...

Blues name squad for 2023

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A fresh face with a familiar name is the Blues’ newest recruit for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.     Northland blind-side flanker Rob Rush, son of former All Black and Sevens...

All Blacks name 35 man squad for November Tests

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named the following squad for the Lipovitan-D Rugby Challenge Cup fixture in Japan and the Healthspan Elite Northern Tour of Wales, Scotland...

Nepo Laulala extends commitment to New Zealand Rugby and the Blues

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nepo Laulala has committed to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Blues for another year, officially extending his contract through to the end of 2023. Making his All Blacks debut in 2015, the 30-year-old...

All Blacks Player Ratings v Australia: Jordie Barrett shines as New Zealand edge closer to the Rugby Championship title

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand put themselves in pole position to win the Rugby Championship defeating the Wallabies 40-14 in Auckland on Saturday.   New Zealand are on the brink of another Rugby Championship...