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Julian and Ardie Savea start in star studded Wellington line up

1 month 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 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

2 months 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

2 months 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...

Waisake Naholo's brother Kini set to make his Super Rugby debut for the Chiefs

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs kick off their final Super Rugby Aotearoa match for 2020 when they take on the Hurricanes at Sky Stadium this Saturday in Wellington. Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland has made several changes...

World Cup Winning All Black Pair Head To Kobe

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reigning Top League champions Kobe Kobelco Steelers have added a pair of World Cup Winning All Blacks to their ranks ahead of their new campaign which is set to kick off in January 2021.   Chiefs...

Team News: Chiefs vs Crusaders

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs return home this weekend to challenge the Crusaders in their final 2020 home game at FMG Stadium Waikato in round eight of Super Rugby Aotearoa.   Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland has...