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Super Rugby Pacific: Getting to Know Moana Pasifika

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby newcomers Moana Pasifika will enter their debut season next year with former All Blacks centre Aaron Mauger at the helm.       Mauger, who played 45 Tests...

Super Rugby Pacific: Getting to Know Fiji Drua

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Drua is one of two new sides introduced to the revamped Super Rugby Pacific competition for next season, along with Moana Pasifika, which will be based in New Zealand.     The Fijians...

Rugby mourns the passing of Sean Wainui

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) is in mourning today following the tragic death of Sean Wainui in an early morning car accident.   CEO Mark Robinson has extended all of rugby’s condolences to Wainui’s...

Carlos Spencer Lands MLR Coaching Gig

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

NOLA Gold has announced that former All Black flyhalf Carlos Spencer will be joining the team as an assistant coach for the 2022 MLR season.      “After recently coaching in South...

NPC to continue without Auckland based teams

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed the Bunnings Warehouse NPC will continue without the Auckland based teams; North Harbour, Auckland and Counties Manukau, and will release a revised season draw in...

New Zealand Rugby announces new four-team women's competition

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced a new four-team women's competition for March 2022 called Super Rugby Aupiki.     The Blues, Chiefs and Hurricanes, as well as a combined South Island team...

Ex-All Black takes charge of Moana Pacifika

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All black centre Aaron Mauger is set to take charge of the newest addition to Super Rugby, Moana Pacifika.    The team will be based in Auckland and has been set up in order to...

Next three weeks of Bunnings Warehouse NPC draw confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bunnings Warehouse NPC will continue for the next three weeks without Auckland-based teams as New Zealand Rugby (NZR) considers options for re-integrating Auckland, North Harbour and Counties-Manukau...

All Blacks team named for Argentina

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Argentina in the Fortinet Rugby Championship Test at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, on Saturday 18 September (Kick-off: 8.05PM AEST, 10.05PM NZT). The matchday 23...

Domestic and community rugby to resume outside of Auckland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed the Bunnings Warehouse NPC, Farah Palmer Cup (FPC) and Heartland Championship, outside of Auckland, will recommence from Friday 17 September.   Confirmation...