Teariki Ben-Nicholas rugby player
Teariki Ben-Nicholas rugby player

Teariki Ben-Nicholas

18th Jul 1995 1.95m/109kg No 4 Lock

Savea at centre for Wellington

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wellington Lions head coach, Leo Crowley, has made a handful of changes to his side ahead of their clash against Manawatu at Sky Stadium. Saturday marks the last of the round-robin fixtures, before the...

WATCH: 20-year-old hooker Tyrone Thomson scores a 50-metre blinder for Wellington

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wellington looked to have unearthed another promising prospect at hooker who could rival Asafo Aumua in years to come.   20-year-old hooker Tyrone Thomson made his first Mitre 10 Cup start...

Wes Goosen set to earn his 50th cap as Wellington name a strong starting line up including both Savea brothers

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wes Goosen will return from injury to play his 50th game for the Lions in this Sunday’s clash with Auckland at Eden Park.   The 24-year-old has been a fixture of the squad since making his...

Julian and Ardie Savea start in star studded Wellington line up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three All Blacks have been named in the Wellington Lions squad set to face Waikato at FMG Stadium on Saturday afternoon.   Asafo Aumua, TJ Perenara and Ardie Savea are all included in the starting...

Team News: Nehe Milner-Skudder misses out for the Highlanders as Nareki returns

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa brings another classic local derby with the Highlanders travelling to Christchurch to take on the Crusaders.   The battle of the Mainland and it’s...

Team News: Hurricanes v Highlanders

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have won the last four games at Sky Stadium against the Highlanders. Due to minor injuries, Dane Coles, Fraser Armstrong, Gareth Evans and Reed Prinsep have not been included in the...

Team News: The Highlanders are forced into changes ahead of Crusaders clash

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aaron Mauger has named a fresh for the front row for the Highlanders clash with the Crusaders at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.     Injuries have had an impact on Maugers’...