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NPC kicks off new era

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new era of the Bunnings Warehouse NPC rugby kicks off in Palmerston North this Friday where Manawatū hosts Canterbury, in the first match of a 2022 season that will see one team crowned as the national...

2022 Bay of Plenty Steamers squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bay of Plenty have confirmed their 2022 squad.   The squad underwent their first pre-season hit-out last weekend at Te Awamutu, where they played Counties Manukau and Taranaki in the annual Chiefs...

Maori All Blacks v Ireland: All You Need To Know

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

With a new captain and a rejigged back-line, Ireland begin the last week of their summer tour in New Zealand's capital city where the Māori All Blacks will provide stiff opposition again. 2022 SUMMER...

TJ Perenara starts the Maori All Blacks second game against Ireland

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Māori All Blacks team has been named to play Ireland at Sky Stadium in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington) on Tuesday 12 July. (Kick-off 7.05pm NZ time/8.05am Irish time).   Head Coach Clayton...

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

1 month 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...

10 debutants named in Maori All Blacks team to face Ireland

1 month 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...

All Black scrumhalf duo named in Maori All Blacks squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Māori All Blacks Coach Clayton McMillan has named a strong squad ahead of his team’s two-match series against Ireland.    After missing out on the All Blacks' squad, TJ Perenara...

Introducing The Six Uncapped Players In The All Blacks Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has named a 36-man squad to face Ireland in a three-test series.   Here are the six uncapped players that have been included in the squad.    Pita...

All Blacks Name Squad To Face Ireland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

“This will be the biggest home series since the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour for the All Blacks. There are massive expectations all round and it will be immensely competitive.” Ian Foster...