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Top referees selected in new-look development programme

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new-look development referee programme has been introduced in 2024 and features more than 70 of the country's leading referees.The programme sees the traditional High Performance squad disbanded in favour...

HSBC SVNS LAX expands the sevens experience with Friday Night Lights

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

HSBC SVNS LAX is going next level with competition and festivities now extended into Friday, March 1 for a ‘Friday Night Lights’ experience With the reimagined HSBC SVNS excitingly just around...

Snowsill: Allianz Premiership Womens Rugby stars forging the way for inaugural Lions squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Bristol Bears and Wales fly-half Elinor Snowsill is confident Allianz Premiership Women’s Rugby home nation stars will be at forefront of the newly formed British & Irish Lions women’s...

Matatu to play in Invercargill

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Matatū are excited to announce that Invercargill will play host to Round 1 of the defending champions’ Super Rugby Aupiki season, one of three homes games in 2024.   Our team, representing...

Force bolster burgeoning 2024 squad with addition of NZ duo Tapsell and Hume

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western Force continue to make waves ahead of the 2024 Super Rugby Women’s season with the major signings of New Zealand pair Pia Tapsell and Sheree Hume. Tapsell is a 25-year-old Black Ferns...

Ardie Savea wins top prize at ASB Rugby Awards

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A month after claiming World Rugby’s biggest prize, Ardie Savea has claimed the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial Player of the Year at this evening’s ASB Rugby Awards. It is the second time Savea...

Australia and Argentina crowned Cape Town champs

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia claimed a first-ever Cape Town title, and their second HSBC SVNS 2024 victory in a row, with a gutsy 29-26 win over France in an epic women’s final to cue ecstatic celebrations. The men’s...

Sky Super Rugby Aupiki squads locked in for 2024

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fans are set to be entertained by the 2024 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki season with four strong, exciting squads named today.A total of 120 players have begun their individual training programmes for the competition,...

Hurricanes Poua 2024 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki Squad named

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have announced their 2024 Hurricanes Poua squad for the upcoming Sky Super Rugby Aupiki competition. Hurricanes Poua Head Coach Ngatai Walker has named an exciting squad with 13 new...

Jorja Miller confirms long term contract with Black Ferns Sevens

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rising sevens star Jorja Miller has committed to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Black Ferns Sevens through to 2027.The four-year contract is the longest to be signed by a women’s player in New Zealand,...