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New Zealand name their U20 squad ahead of the U20 Championship

2 weeks 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,...

O'Connor And McDermott Return For Reds At Suncorp Stadium

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

James O’Connor and Tate McDermott will make their returns for the Queensland Reds in Friday night’s clash against the Melbourne Rebels at Suncorp Stadium.The duo will be experienced finishers...

Junior Boks learn lessons from tense draw against NZ

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was not the result they wanted, but the Junior Springboks were happy with the effort and learnings from their U20 Rugby Championship opener played in very difficult conditions against a strong New Zealand...

New Zealand U20 team named to play South Africa U20

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes and Manawatū hooker Vernon Bason will captain the New Zealand Under 20 team against South Africa in the opening match of the inaugural Rugby Championship Under 20 Tournament at Sunshine Coast...

All Black great Samuel Whitelock announces retirement from professional rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samuel Whitelock has announced he will retire from all professional rugby at the end of the current club season in France where he is playing for Pau.The 35-year-old has called time on an illustrious professional...

The Cross-Border Rugby Begins

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cross-Border Rugby competition between leading clubs from Japan Rugby League One and DHL Super Rugby Pacific kicks-off on Saturday when the five-time Japanese champions Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath battle...

Andrew Strawbridge joins England Rugby as consultant coach

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andrew Strawbridge will join Steve Borthwick’s coaching group as a consultant coach for the first four weeks of the 2024 Guinness Six Nations. The 59-year-old Kiwi was recently part of the All Blacks set-up...

All Blacks unveil 2024 management group

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed the 2024 All Blacks management group under new Head Coach Scott Robertson.  The group includes seven members who carry over from the previous All Blacks...

Wellington Lions Name Team for Opening Round Clash with Manawat?

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wellington Lions Head Coach Tamati Ellison has named his 23 for Saturday’s opening round of the Bunnings Warehouse NPC, against the Manawatū Turbos in Palmerston North. The match marks prop,...