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All Blacks and returning stars to light up the opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Current and former All Blacks will be littered across New Zealand’s 14 Provincial Unions when the most eagerly awaited Mitre 10 Cup season in recent memory kicks off today.   Twenty-nine...

Ryan Lonergan locked in with the Brumbies

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canberra local Ryan Lonergan has re-signed with the Brumbies until the end of the 2022 season, committing his future to his boyhood club.    The 22-year-old rose through the Brumbies pathways...

Thursday News Round-Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Piutau Appeals His Three Match Suspension     Bristol Bears' centre Siale Piutau is appealing his three-match suspension, which was given for punching or striking Worcester Warriors' Andrew...

Julian and Ardie Savea start in star studded Wellington line up

1 week 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...

Preview: The Mitre 10 Cup Promises To Thrill From Round One

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The land of the long white cloud is abuzz with excitement as the kick-off of the Mitre 10 Cup is only a day away.   Tasman, the current champs, will launch their campaign with the goal defending...

Fraser Armstrong resigns with the Hurricanes

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes and New Zealand Rugby have announced the re-signing of Fraser Armstrong through until the end of 2021.   Armstrong has been with the Hurricanes since 2018 and has become a crucial...

All Blacks available for opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The bulk of the All Blacks squad named yesterday will assemble with their Mitre 10 Cup provinces this week and be available to play in the opening round of the competition, which kicks off on Friday night.   Two...

Son of former All Black captain Michael Jones included in powerful Auckland Mitre 10 Cup squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Auckland Rugby Head Coach Alama Ieremia has drawn from his player’s Super Rugby Aotearoa experience and strong Auckland Rugby pedigree for his 2020 Mitre 10 Cup squad.   Ieremia has the luxury...

Squads named for eagerly-awaited North v South match

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The squads for the eagerly-awaited Steinlager North vs South match scheduled for Saturday 29 August have been named.   The squads have been selected by the All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Grant...

Tasman sign star wingers Telea and Reece

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders and All Blacks' winger Sevu Reece has left Waikato and will play for Tasman in this year’s Mitre 10 Cup with the defending champions having lured a couple of Super Rugby guns south ahead...