Ruahei Demant rugby player
Ruahei Demant rugby player

Ruahei Demant

21st Apr 1995 1.70m/78kg Fullback

Ruahei Demant and World Cup winning Black Ferns shine at the ASB Rugby Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns co-captain and World Cup winner, Ruahei Demant has collected three major prizes at the 2022 ASB Rugby Awards, including the supreme Kelvin R. Tremain Memorial Player of the Year. As well as...

New Zealand Rugby Awards Nominee's

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby’s (NZR) top performers of 2022 will be recognised at the ASB Rugby Awards, with nominees announced today.   This year’s awards will be presented live on Sky Sport 1...

The Three Biggest Omissions In The World Rugby Men's 15s Dream Team of the Year

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Sunday evening the 2022 World Rugby Men's 15s Dream Team of the Year was unveiled at the World Rugby Awards in Monaco on Sunday.   Every year there are players who can feel hard...

Talent aplenty for 2023 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki squads

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the success of the Rugby World Cup, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has contracted 105 players across the Blues, Chiefs Manawa, Hurricanes Poua, and Matatū for the 2023 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki season. Among...

Van der Flier, Demant and Smith land top World Rugby awards

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh van der Flier and Ruahei Demant were named the best rugby players in the world on Sunday, with Wayne Smith the number one coach.       Ireland's Josh van der Flier has been named...

Black Ferns team named for Rugby World Cup Final

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Black Ferns team to face England for the Rugby World Cup title, at a sold-out Eden Park this Saturday, has been named. Black Ferns coaches have made just one injury-enforced change to their match-day...

Black Ferns edge France and move into the RWC Final

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand held on to book a fifth Rugby World Cup final meeting with England, winning an intense semi-final 25-24 against France. The Black Ferns, who first trailed Les Bleues in the fifth minute, took...

Renee Holmes will start at full-back for New Zealand in their Rugby World Cup 2021 semi-final

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Renee Holmes will start at full-back for New Zealand in their Rugby World Cup 2021 semi-final with France at Eden Park on 5 November.   New Zealand director of rugby Wayne Smith has named his team...

Portia Woodman is one of six players returning to the New Zealand starting line-up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Portia Woodman scored two tries in the Pool A meeting with Wales and is one of six players returning to the New Zealand starting line-up for their quarter-final in Whangārei on 29 October.   New...

Co-Captain Kennedy Simon makes her return for Black Ferns quarter-final clash

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns coaches have named a powerful match day 23 for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Wales, with the return of co-captain Kennedy Simon from injury. Simon will make her World Cup debut...