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RD 9 HIGHLIGHTS | Southland v Otago

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a match from the hosts! It was an intense game to begin with, the rivalry making itself quite apparent throughout the match. Southland were the first to draw blood as they got a try in the fourth...

Superb Nasi Manu offload sets up other-worldly try for Otago

7 months ago by Rugby Dump

Otago's Villimoni Koroi and Nasi Manu combined brilliantly to score a superb try in their side's 23-16 victory over Canterbury in the Mitre 10 Cup last weekend.

All the action from the Mitre 10 Cup Round 8: Round-up & highlights

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The play-offs of the mitre 10 Cup creep ever closer with Round 8 concluding today largely as expected although three teams threw themselves above and beyond to post some significant upset results.   Canterbury...

Shield Fever | Hawke's Bay v Manawatu

7 months 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...

All Blacks Name Travelling Squad for Australia

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks squad which will travel to Australia for the Tri-Nations tournament, has been named, with two new players called into the squad as cover.       Otago prop George Bower...

Jonah Lowe knock out from swinging arm results in suspension

7 months ago by Rugby Dump

Otago's Slade McDowell was red carded in their Ranfurly Shield defence on 4 October for a high tackle that made direct contact with the opponents head. He has now been suspended, as judicial hearings were...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 5 HIGHLIGHTS | Wellington v Otago

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a spectacle! Wellington come into the game as favourites and also look to be favourites with the early performances of the match. Wellington get the early try and lose the lead in the thirteenth minute...

Umaga-Jensen called up to AB training squad

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Young Hurricanes dynamo centre Peter Umaga-Jensen is one step closer to following in uncle Tana’s tracks after his call-up to the squad as cover for teammate Ngani Laumape who is still nursing a...

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

8 months 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: Otago v Hawke’s Bay

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A game that had an extremely evenly matched first half with the scores being split by one point at the half time break. Both teams were in a good rhythm and the lack of higher points was testament to how...