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2018 New Zealand Rugby Award Winners

1 month 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

2 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

2 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...

The Battle for Promotion in the Mitre 10 Cup

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The battle for promotion to the Premiership division of the Mitre 10 Cup kicks off this weekend with Waikato hosting Northland and Otago hosting Hawke's Bay.   Here are two sets of semi-finals:      The...

Tuesday Morning Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Adam Korczyk re-signs with Queensland Reds for 2019     The Queensland Reds back-row has been bolstered by flanker Adam Korczyk putting pen to paper to remain at Ballymore next season. Korczyk...

Black Ferns squad for November Tests named

3 months ago by New Zealand Rugby

Black Ferns Head Coach Glenn Moore has called three new players into his squad to play a historic triple header Test against the USA in Chicago and two Tests against France next month. Fiao’o Faamausili,...

Maori All Blacks squad named for historic tour

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Maori All Blacks squad to play in the USA, Brazil and Chile for their end of year tour, has been named today.   Five players in Japan with the All Blacks will later join the Maori All Blacks...

Mitre 10 Cup HIGHLIGHTS: Manawatu v Southland

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manawatu end their season with a morale boosting home win. Both sides had nothing to gain but pride in this game as a win would have not advanced them up the table. Kiri-Kiri, Laumape...

Mitre 10 Cup HIGHLIGHTS: Bay of Plenty v Northland

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northland looked dead and buried but came out in the second half a stronger unit. The Steamers kept the visitors at bay but 2 late tries but them under huge pressure as Northland nearly mounted a remarkable...

All Blacks named for the November Tests

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen has named his 32 man squad for the November Tests with just one uncapped player in Dalton Papali'i. Matt Todd returns to the squad.       Loose forward Matt Todd has...