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Duo Recommit to Hurricanes

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have announced that Hawke’s Bay players, powerful lock Isaia Walker-Leawere and loosie Devan Flanders, have recommitted to the Club through 2024.         Flanders,...

Joe Schmidt joins All Blacks set up ahead of Ireland Series

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Head Coach Ian Foster has asked Joe Schmidt come in to help the team prepare this week, with a third All Blacks Coach Scott McLeod, testing positive for Covid 19.     Foster and...

Brad Mooar Press Conference (Auckland)

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brad Mooar speaks with the media in Auckland.  

Ireland Squad Update: Niall Scannell added to the squad to provide additional cover

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland squad continue preparations at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland ahead of the opening Tour fixture against the Māori All Blacks in Hamilton on Wednesday (Kick-off 8.05am Irish time, live...

All Blacks Squad COVID-19 Update

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Head Coach Ian Foster and Assistant Coaches John Plumtree and Scott McLeod have tested positive for Covid 19 and are isolating at home.     Midfielders David Havili and Jack Goodhue...

10 debutants named in Maori All Blacks team to face Ireland

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Māori All Blacks Head Coach Clayton McMillan has named a blend of experience and rising young talent with the selection of 10 debuting Māori All Blacks.       The Māori...

History: Maori All Blacks and Ireland

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The history of the Māori All Blacks versus Ireland or Irish teams is short yet significant.     In 1888-89, some twenty-two years before the official formation of a New Zealand Māori side...