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Crunch time for Foster's All Blacks as eager Boks lie in wait

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s all about to kick off at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit as, for the first time in four years, the All Blacks will do battle on South African soil against the Boks.    The hype...

Former England scrumhalf Willi Heinz makes his NPC return

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England scrumhalf Willi Heinz makes his return to provincial rugby this weekend after being named on the Canterbury bench to face Manawatu in their NPC season opener.   Heinz left the Crusaders...

NPC kicks off new era

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new era of the Bunnings Warehouse NPC rugby kicks off in Palmerston North this Friday where Manawatū hosts Canterbury, in the first match of a 2022 season that will see one team crowned as the national...

Exeter Chiefs sign Tongan back Solomone Kata

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs have bolstered their attacking options ahead of the new 2022/23 season with the addition of Tongan international Solomone Kata.     The 27-year-old is Rob Baxter’s...

Black Ferns named for O’Reilly Cup Test series

5 days 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...

The last time the Springboks beat the All Blacks in South Africa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Under-fire All Blacks head coach Ian Foster will be looking to defend an impressive away record against Springboks.   New Zealand suffered a home series defeat to Ireland, a first in...

1, 999 caps: The most capped Test rugby XV of all time - by position

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another international test window has come and gone.    A thrilling and historic July test window saw new additions to the test centurion club, and we take a look at what the most capped...

RANKED: The countries with the most test centurions

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

An elite group of 80 men's international players have reached the incredible milestone of 100 test caps.     Even some of the most talented players who have graced the rugby pitch...

Mallett predicts scrum time to be All Black downfall against Boks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok boss and current rugby pundit Nick Mallett has aired the view that the wounded All Blacks do not possess the necessary balance to topple the world champion Springboks.    Coming...