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New Zealand name their U20 squad ahead of the U20 Championship

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fresh from winning the inaugural The Rugby Championship (TRC) Under 20 tournament, the New Zealand squad for the upcoming World U20 Championships has been named.The team heads to South Africa next month,...

Black Ferns Pacific Four Series squad named

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns coaches Allan Bunting, Steve Jackson, Mike Delany, Tony Christie and Dan Cron have named a 30-strong squad for the Pacific Four Series including three home Tests in Hamilton, Auckland and Christchurch.The...

New Zealand U20 team named to play South Africa U20

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes and Manawatū hooker Vernon Bason will captain the New Zealand Under 20 team against South Africa in the opening match of the inaugural Rugby Championship Under 20 Tournament at Sunshine Coast...

Onisi Ratave remains a Benetton Lion

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby locks down its left wing for another two years. The green and white franchise is pleased to announce the contract renewal of Onisi Ratave until 30 June 2026 . The Fijian...

Ah Kuoi to celebrate 50th Gallagher Chiefs match

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gallagher Chiefs forward Naitoa Ah Kuoi will start his 2024 DHL Super Rugby Pacific at home with a 50th milestone celebration.The Bay of Plenty lock and loose forward debuted for the Gallagher Chiefs in...

Top referees selected in new-look development programme

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new-look development referee programme has been introduced in 2024 and features more than 70 of the country's leading referees.The programme sees the traditional High Performance squad disbanded in favour...

Moana Pasifika gear up to take the 2024 season by storm

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new wave of Moana Pasifika talent is set to light up DHL Super Rugby Pacific in 2024.  Twenty newly contracted players headline the 38-man squad. The team boasts 19 players that featured at...

The Chiefs are ready to begin their 2024 season as they name squad without All Blacks captain

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clayton McMillan has confirmed the 38-man Gallagher Chiefs squad to contest the 2024 DHL Super Rugby Pacific competition.There are nine current All Blacks featured in the refreshed side, eight new signings...

New faces join the Highlanders squad for 2024

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders will usher into the fold a swag of new players for the 2024 Super Rugby Pacific competition. Some have already made brief appearances last season such as halfback Nathan Hastie, loose...

Hurricanes 2024 Super Rugby Pacific squad named

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have welcomed a group of exciting new talent into their 38-man squad for the 2024 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season which kicks-off on 24 February. Wellington’s James O-Reilly, Canterbury’s...