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Super Rugby Round 2 Highlights: Sharks v Blues

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks made it two from two with a 26-7 home win over the Blues in round 2 of Super Rugby. The Sharks dominated much of the first half, crossing for three unanswered tries to take a comfortable 19-0...

Walker and Cutmore sign new contracts with Pirates

3 weeks ago by Cornish Pirates

Cornish Pirates have confirmed that prop Marlen Walker and lock Danny Cutmore have signed contracts for two more years with the club.     Auckland-born Marlen, aged 30, arrived at the...

Super Rugby's future to be decided in March

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sanzaar boss Andy Marinos has all but confirmed that changes will once again be made in the format of Super Rugby as poor crowd attendances, and viewership figures continue to fall.        Marinos...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Son of New Zealand Rugby League Star Hugh McGahan signs for Reds   The Queensland Reds have bolstered their backline depth for 2019 signing former Auckland Blues playmaker Matt McGahan, plus Queensland...

Son of New Zealand Rugby League Star Hugh McGahan signs for Reds

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Reds have bolstered their backline depth for 2019 signing former Auckland Blues playmaker Matt McGahan, plus Queensland outside backs pairing Jock Campbell and Teti Tela.  McGahan...

Rieko Ioane considered leaving the Blues

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks winger Rieko Ioane has admitted that he considered leaving the Blues whilst weighing up his rugby future.   Rieko and his brother Akira both re-signed with New Zealand Rugby and...

Rieko Ioane set to sign new NZ Rugby deal

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black and Blues winger Rieko Ioane's current contract is set to expire at the end of the Rugby World Cup next year and according to the NZ Herald Ioane will sign a new deal in the coming weeks.   The...

NZ Rugby takes over at the Blues

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has retaken the reins of the Blues in a bid to avert what they saw as a looming crisis.   NZ Rugby is vowing to get the right people in the boardroom to fix the ailing franchise.   On...