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Shield Fever | Hawke's Bay v Manawatu

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 7 of the Mitre 10 Cup gets underway this weekend with the pick of the match-ups taking the form of Hawke’s Bay vs Manawatu with the Ranfurly Shield up for grabs. Hawke’s Bay claimed the...

RD 6 HIGHLIGHTS | Hawke's Bay v Northland (Mitre 10 Cup 2020)

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hawkes Bay have retained the Ranfurly Shield after a dominant performance over Northland. It was a top of the table clash in the Championship, and the result means Hawkes Bay move to the top of the log....

Nemani Nadolo returns as Vern Cotter names his first Fiji squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Rugby Head Coach Vern Cotter has named a powerful Flying Fijians touring squad to prepare for the upcoming Autumn Nations Cup in Europe later this month with blockbusting winger Nemani Nadolo coming...

Mitre 10 Cup Stats Leaders: Most tackles, turnovers, metres gained & more

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 4 of the Mitre 10 Cup delivered the goods once again with some cracking encounters. The Ranfurly Shield changed hands once more as Hawke’s Bay defeated Otago at the Forsyth Barr Stadium. Apart...

Mitre 10 Cup Highlights: Northland v Taranaki

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a game that was rather evenly matched game with Northland having the slight upper hand. Northland were the team to draw first blood and seemed to control the rest of the game's lead as well with...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Wrap-Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 4 of the Mitre 10 Cup is done and dusted and, as usual, provided fans with some quality displays of rugby with the skills and adventurous spirit of the New Zealander players.   Bay of Plenty...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 3 Highlights: Counties Manukau v Northland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a comeback from Northland who looked to be the ones that would settle for a loss against Counties Manukau. Manukau got off to a relatively good start and took a considerable lead by half time of 12-3....

Mitre 10 Cup Highlights: Tasman Mako Vs Northland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman and Northland put on a very entertaining, high scoring game. Tasman take the spoils with a dominant and impressive performance. They dominated the ball and territory to score eight tries but Northland will take some heart to score three tries themselves. They couldn't get the losing bonus point but can be encouraged by the second half performance. Tasman Mako extend their winning run to 14 matches

Mitre 10 Cup Preview & Line-Ups: Manawatu vs Otago

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Otago travel to the Central Energy Trust Arena hoping to redeem themselves after last week’s heavy loss to Auckland, as they tackle Manawatu. The latter also came out on the losing side in Round...

RD 2 HIGHLIGHTS | Tasman v Northland (Mitre 10 Cup 2020)

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman and Northland put on a very entertaining, high scoring game. Tasman take the spoils with a dominant and impressive performance. They dominated the ball and territory to score eight tries but Northland will take some heart to score three tries themselves. They couldn't get the losing bonus point but can be encouraged by the second half performance. Tasman Mako extend their winning run to 14 matches