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New Zealand Rugby Awards 2020

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Captain Sam Cane has received the top honour at the 2020 ASB Rugby Awards tonight, claiming the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial award for overall Player of the Year, after also picking up the All...

Aaron Smith nominated for three New Zealand Rugby Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand’s top rugby performers of 2020 will be recognised in a special ASB Rugby Awards TV event, with the nominees announced by New Zealand Rugby (NZR) today.   New Zealand Rugby Chief...

Blues unveil 2021 squad including Pat Lam's nephew AJ

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Blues are determined to ensure their progress in 2020 was no aberration after naming their squad for the Super Rugby Aotearoa and Trans-Tasman competitions.   The squad includes 12 current...

Chiefs confirm 11 new signings including two former Hurricanes and two highly rated halfbacks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs have confirmed their squad for the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa season and Trans-Tasman competitions.   With Warren Gatland working with the British and Irish Lions, Clayton McMillan will...

All the Action from the Mitre 10 Cup Semis

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finals of the Mitre 10 Cup are done and dusted and have yielded the names of the finalists to compete in the Premiership and Championship divisions.   Otago vs Northland:   In a...

Alaimalo signs three-year deal with Highlanders

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Solomon Alaimalo has signed a three-year deal with the Highlanders. Alaimalo has played most of his rugby in the North Island making his first-class debut for Northland in 2016 before a single season...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 10 Highlights: Northland Vs Waikato

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northland produce a brilliant performance to beat Waikato and take some good momentum into the playoff next week. Waikato lead at the break after a good entertaining first half, but Northland were...

All the action from Round 10 of the Mitre 10 Cup as semi-finals loom

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finalists who will contest the Mitre 10 Cup have been named after an action-packed Round 10. In today’s (Sunday) fixtures, all three losing teams, remarkably, posted 33 points and surrendered...