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Gregory and Koroi return for London Sevens

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Gregory and Vilimoni Koroi return from injury to bolster the travelling squad, while Sam Dickson, Trael Joass and Niko Jones are currently sidelined.   A six week break since the last tournament...

World Rugby trial sees a 13-man bench used for in the Oceania Under 20 Championship

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new World Rugby trial will see 13-man benches used during New Zealand’s opening match of the Oceania Under 20 Championship against Fiji.   Following a World Rugby consultation, the U20s...

Brad Weber to lead the Chiefs with Brodie Retallick sidelined

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheifs have been dealt futher injury blows ahead of their clash with the Lions, who are bottom of the South African conference.   Injured fullback Damian McKenzie will miss the remainder of...

New Zealand Under 20s named first squad of 2019

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The New Zealand Under 20 team will face Australia in their first game of the year later this month. Coach Craig Philpott has named the squad to travel to the Oceania Rugby U20 Championship.   Philpott...

Scott Robertson re-commits to the Crusaders

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders Head Coach Scott Robertson has confirmed his plans to remain in New Zealand, announcing he has re-committed to the Crusaders and New Zealand Rugby for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.    “I’m...

New Zealand Conference: Ins and Outs

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, we continue our series by bringing you a comprehensive list of transfers which have happened...

South African Conference: Ins and Outs

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, and we end off our in’s and out series by bringing you a comprehensive list of transfers...

2018 New Zealand Rugby Award Winners

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

• Kendra Cocksedge dominates awards taking Player of the Year, Women’s Player of the Year and Fiao’o Faamausili Medal• Black Ferns Sevens win first ever adidas New Zealand Team of...

The Chiefs snap up Rebels and NZ 7s star for 2019

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 Chiefs squad announced today won’t need to look far for inspiration when pulling on the jersey next season.   Star prop Angus Ta’avao was called into the 2018 squad as an injury...

Six new faces in Hurricanes 2019 Super Rugby squad

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have opted for continuity with the selection of the 2019 squad for the Super Rugby season.   There are just six new faces in new head coach John Plumtree’s 38-man squad, with dynamic...