Ash Dixon rugby player
Ash Dixon rugby player

Ash Dixon

1st Sep 1988 1.82m/102kg Hooker

Maori All Blacks to play Ireland twice

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Māori All Blacks will play Ireland in two mid-week matches in Hamilton and Wellington this July New Zealand Rugby (NZR) announced today.  Ireland will bring an expanded squad to cater for the...

Dream XV: The International stars of the new Japanese League

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new Japanese club competition kicks off this weekend under the new name, the Japan Rugby League One.   We take a look at the international stars that will light up the tournament in the top...

Sarah Hirini and Anna Richards take major prizes as women's rugby shines at the ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns Sevens captain Sarah Hirini has collected three major prizes at the 2021 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards, including the supreme Kelvin R. Tremain Memorial Player of the Year. Due to COVID-19...

Nominees announced for 2021 ASB Rugby Awards

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby’s (NZR) top performers of 2021 will be recognised in an ASB Rugby Awards TV event, with nominees announced today. This year’s awards, due to COVID-19 restrictions on public...

The New Zealand and Moana Pasifika Super Rugby Pacific 2022 squads

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Returning star power, some familiar faces from the past join a cast of exciting young rookies in New Zealand's five 2022 Super Rugby Pacific squads announced today.     CLICK HERE TO VIEW...

FULL GAME: Blues v Highlanders (Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Final)

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Settle in for a full match replay of the Blues v Highlanders 2021 Super Rugby Trans-Tasman final.   Line-ups: Blues: 1. Alex Hodgman 2. Kurt Eklund 3. Nepo Laulala 4. Gerard Cowley-Tuioti 5. Patrick...

The Best Of: Ash Dixon 2021 Highlanders season

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Maori All Blacks, Highlanders & Hawke's Bay skipper Ash Dixon's announcement that he's headed to Japan at the end of the year, here's a look back at his 2021 Super Rugby season with the Highlanders.  

Ash Dixon heading to Japan

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders co-captain and veteran hooker Ash Dixon is heading to Japan on a two-year deal to play in the new Japanese League One competition which begins in January 2022.   Dixon (32) brought up...

Pari Pari Parkinson returns for Maori All Blacks

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Maori All Blacks team has been named to play Manu Samoa at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on Saturday 3 July.   Head Coach Clayton McMillan (Ngāi Te Rangi/Ngāi Tamawhariua/Te Rangihouhiri) has...