Ariana Bayler rugby player
Ariana Bayler rugby player

Ariana Bayler

14th Dec 1996 1.65m/70kg Scrum Half

Talent aplenty for 2023 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki squads

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the success of the Rugby World Cup, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has contracted 105 players across the Blues, Chiefs Manawa, Hurricanes Poua, and Matatū for the 2023 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki season. Among...

Black Ferns team named for Rugby World Cup Final

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Black Ferns team to face England for the Rugby World Cup title, at a sold-out Eden Park this Saturday, has been named. Black Ferns coaches have made just one injury-enforced change to their match-day...

Renee Holmes will start at full-back for New Zealand in their Rugby World Cup 2021 semi-final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Renee Holmes will start at full-back for New Zealand in their Rugby World Cup 2021 semi-final with France at Eden Park on 5 November.   New Zealand director of rugby Wayne Smith has named his team...

Portia Woodman is one of six players returning to the New Zealand starting line-up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Portia Woodman scored two tries in the Pool A meeting with Wales and is one of six players returning to the New Zealand starting line-up for their quarter-final in Whangārei on 29 October.   New...

Co-Captain Kennedy Simon makes her return for Black Ferns quarter-final clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns coaches have named a powerful match day 23 for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Wales, with the return of co-captain Kennedy Simon from injury. Simon will make her World Cup debut...

Black Ferns primed for second Rugby World Cup encounter

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns coaches have made a raft of changes ahead of their second Rugby World Cup fixture against Wales at Waitakere Stadium this Sunday (kick off 3.15pm).     With wholesale changes to...

Two debutants feature in Black Ferns clash against Australia

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns coaches Wayne Smith, Wes Clarke and Whitney Hansen have made several changes to the side that locked in the O’Reilly Cup for another year with victory in Christchurch last weekend. The...

Black Ferns named for O’Reilly Cup Test series

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Black Ferns continue to build to the Rugby World Cup 2021, played in 2022, Director of Rugby Wayne Smith as named a 33-player squad for the upcoming two-Test series against Australia.       The...

31-strong Black Ferns squad named for home June Test series

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Months out from Rugby World Cup 2021 playing in 2022, New Zealand rugby fans get their first taste of Black Ferns action with the Pacific Four Series squad named today.Black Ferns coaches Wayne Smith,...

New Zealand Rugby announces 29 contracted players for Black Ferns players

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Black Ferns programme has received a welcome boost in 2022 with 29 contracted players leaving behind their day jobs to focus their attention on rugby.   Building on the professional performance...