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Nasi Manu named in Tonga's 31-man Pacific Nations Cup squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Returning cancer survivor and Benetton Treviso forward Nasi Manu headlines Tonga’s 31-man squad for the upcoming Pacific Nations Cup.   The 31-year-old loose forward missed Benetton Treviso’s...

2019 Bay of Plenty Steamers Coaching Team Named

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black Mike Delany, who played 77 games for the Bay of Plenty Steamers, can now add assistant coach to his impressive resume.      Delany, Mike Rogers and Marty Bourke have joined...

Black Ferns named to play Canada in San Diego Super Series

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four new caps and two returning players from the 2017 World Cup winning side have been named in the Black Ferns to play Canada as part of the Women’s Rugby Super Series 2019.   North Harbour...

Black Ferns touring squad for San Diego named

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

North Harbour prop Olivia Ward-Duin has been called in as injury cover for the Black Ferns squad for the 2019 Women’s Rugby Super Series, named today.   Head Coach Glenn Moore has selected...

Gregory and Koroi return for London Sevens

2 months 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

2 months 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

3 months 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

3 months 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

5 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

5 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...