Highlanders and Crusaders set for Farmlands Cup showdown in North Otago

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a one-year hiatus due to Covid-19, the Crusaders and Highlanders will have a pre-season showdown on Friday 10 February 2023 in Weston, North Otago for the Farmlands Cup.Through this annual event,...

The latest rumours, player movements and re-signings

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We round up the week's latest rumours, signings, and re-signings.     Richie Mo'unga re-signs with New Zealand Rugby until at least 2023 Richie Mo'unga has signed...

Highlanders named for sixth match of the season in Christchurch

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have named their team for round seven of the DHL Super Rugby Pacific season. They will be playing the Crusaders at 7:05pm Friday at Orangetheory Stadium in Christchurch.   The team,...

Inaugural Super Rugby Aupiki squads announced

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The inaugural season of Super Rugby Aupiki reaches another milestone today with the announcement of player signings across the four teams. 105 players have signed contracts for 2022 and the first season...

New Zealand Rugby announces new four-team women's competition

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced a new four-team women's competition for March 2022 called Super Rugby Aupiki.     The Blues, Chiefs and Hurricanes, as well as a combined South Island team...

Crusaders get their season underway with a 13 point victory

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The defending champions Crusaders are too strong for the Highlanders as the Crusaders win it by 13 points.   The Crusaders proved they are once again a very strong side and their defence shut down...

All Black Legend Dan Carter Announces His Retirement

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black flyhalf Dan Carter has hung up the boots at the age of 38 after an incredible career that will see him go down as one of the greatest players of all time.   In an interview with...

The Seven Players Set To Make Their Debuts In Bledisloe IV

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Test Rugby undergoes a change with the start of every Rugby World Cup cycle and 2020 has been no different for the Wallabies and All Blacks.   Both sides have welcomed new head coaches in Dave Rennie...

Barrett or Mo'unga? Predicting how the All Blacks could line up in Ian Foster's first game

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster kicks off his term as the new All Blacks head coach on Sunday 11 October at Sky Stadium in Wellington.   The former assistant coach has a tough task ahead of him following the successful...

HIGHLIGHTS: North v South (2020)

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Catch up on all the best moments from an epic clash between the North and the South from Sky Stadium in Wellington.