Tana Umaga rugby player
Tana Umaga rugby player

Tana Umaga

27th May 1973 1.88m/102kg Coach

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Cornal Hendricks

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are many reasons why sport captures the imagination of the public but none do so more than your classic Cinderella story. The type of story that can inspire your everyday man. One that...

The Game of the Century - Wallabies vs All Blacks, 2000

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A chord of excitement was struck early on 15 July 2000 and reverberated through the Antipodes, rising patiently and with strength, like a great bubble, as members of a 109 874 crowd filed into Stadium...

Blues coaching group extend roles under head coach Leon MacDonald

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues have received a major boost in next year’s Super Rugby competition and beyond with all five coaches extending their stay at the organisation.   Defence coach Tana Umaga had already...

Tana Umaga to coach Moana Pasifika against the Maori All Blacks

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Māori All Blacks and Moana Pasifika will face off in a match that will bring culture, connection and entertainment to Hamilton’s FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton on Saturday, 5 December,...

Winners & Losers: England's Six Nations and Autumn Nations Cup squad

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has confirmed the 36 players who will represent England through the remainder of the 2020 Six Nations as well as the Autumn Nations Cup.    As per usual, the...

The greatest Bledisloe Cup game of all time: Sydney, 2000

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A chord of excitement was struck early on 15 July 2000 and reverberated through the Antipodes, rising patiently and with strength, like a great bubble, as members of a 109 874 crowd filed into Stadium...

Next In Line? Who Could Eddie Jones Turn To With Manu Tuilagi Injured

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The absence of Manu Tuilagi in the England backline will be sorely felt during the Six Nations and Autumn Nations cup after the news on Thursday confirmed he will be sidelined for six months.     The role...

Should Eddie Jones Blood A New Flyhalf This Test Window?

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England resume their test season on 25 October against the Barbarians with the extended test window and conclusion of the Six Nations providing Eddie Jones with the opportunity to give a number of players...

Top Stories of the Week

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

"Fake news" says Pollard of Bath move       Certain media outlets have recently claimed that World Cup-winning Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard has been linked with a move to English...

Umaga extends contract with Blues

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black captain Tana Umaga has signed a contract extension with the Blues which will keep him at the franchise until the conclusion of the 2021 season.   The 47 year old Umaga will continue...