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Ross Filipo named Maori All Blacks Head Coach and management group confirmed

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced the Māori All Blacks coaching and management group ahead of their return to the international stage, where they will play two matches against the Japan XV on Saturday...

Black Ferns Pacific Four Series squad named

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns coaches Allan Bunting, Steve Jackson, Mike Delany, Tony Christie and Dan Cron have named a 30-strong squad for the Pacific Four Series including three home Tests in Hamilton, Auckland and Christchurch.The...

Super Rugby Pacific Wrap: Round 1

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Early season form resulted in some spectacular play in the DHL Super Rugby Pacific opening round over the weekend, with the defending champion Crusaders starting the campaign with a loss to the Chiefs...

Top referees selected in new-look development programme

4 months 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...

Ardie Savea wins top prize at ASB Rugby Awards

6 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...

Crusaders name squad for season 28

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

International and returning legends, returning All Blacks and a new generation of talent– here’s your first look at the Crusaders squad for 2024, ready to pull on the jersey and make an impact...

WXV I Match Day Programme:Australia vs. Argentina

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With one of the best ever Rugby World Cup having recently concluded, we turn our eyes now the WXV I for more exciting international test rugby. Today we travel all the way down under to watch the thrilling...

Hawke's Bay, the Ranfurly Shield holders, will play Taranaki in New Plymouth for the NPC Title

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Taranaki, the second-placed qualifier, was too strong for third-placed Canterbury, while fourth-placed Hawke's Bay took their chances with a final scoreline that flattered the defending champions. Taranaki's...

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: North Harbour v Northland

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

North Harbour and Northland battle it out in round seven at North Harbour Stadium.