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Nine new in the Canterbury NPC squad as Naholo moves from Taranaki

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The side will again be captained by High School Old Boys’ Reed Prinsep. “Reed’s a leader,” said Co Coach Mark Brown. “We felt he did a great job for us in the role last year...

All Blacks name squad for 2021 Rugby Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named their squad for the 2021 edition of the Rugby Championship.         🎥...

Ricky Riccitelli signs for the Blues

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes and Taranaki hooker Ricky Riccitelli will move north to play his Super Rugby for the Blues from 2022.   The 26-year-old, who has 71 caps for the Hurricanes under his belt, has signed...

Introducing: The 5 Uncapped Players In the 2021 All Blacks Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named the squad for the 2021 Steinlager Series Tests against Fiji and Tonga.   Here...

All Blacks name squad for Tonga and Fiji tests

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named the squad for the 2021 Steinlager Series Tests against Fiji and Tonga.   The...

Liam Messam returns as the Chiefs make 20 changes for their final round robin match

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs Head Coach Clayton McMillan has named his  team to face the Blues at Eden Park on Saturday 1 May with 20 changes to the matchday 23 from last week.   The youthful twenty-three includes...

Chiefs call on services of seasoned warrior

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs have called on the services of an old stalwart as a solution to some injury problems in the squad.    Liam Messam and Taranaki loose forward Tom Florence will make themselves...

Mitchell Brown to start in 50th Chiefs game

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs return refreshed from their bye week to venture south this Saturday to take on the inform Highlanders at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.   Loosehead prop Aidan Ross, hooker Samisoni...

Pita Gus Sowakula returns as Chiefs stick with McKenzie at fullback

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs Head Coach Clayton McMillan has named his Chiefs team to face the Blues on home soil following their 35-29 win over the Hurricanes last weekend. McMillan has made three changes to his starting fifteen...

Josh Lord and Kaylum Boshier in-line to make Super Rugby debut

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clayton McMillan has named his Chiefs team to challenge the Crusaders in their second game of this year’s Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa competition at Orangetheory Stadium on 13 March.   McMillan...