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Aaron Cruden returns to the Chiefs starting XV for Blues showdown

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs will return home to FMG Stadium Waikato to take on the Blues in their first home game of the Super Rugby Aotearoa season on Saturday with Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland opting to reinstate...

From a small town in Reporoa to a World Champion to a potential career ending injury to All Black captain | The Sam Cane Story

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Tuesday, Ian Foster made his first move as All Blacks' head coach by naming looseforward and Chiefs Captain Sam Cane as the new Captain of the All Blacks.   A natural leader, 28-year-old...

Lions Tour In Jeopardy? Possible Warren Gatland Replacements

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The shadow that the COVID-19 virus has cast across the rugby world has left it shrouded in uncertainty. One of the bleakest results arising out of the unfortunate situation is the question mark over the...

Where are they now? Every World Rugby Junior Player of the Year since 2008

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby Under 20 Championship draws plenty of interest each year as we get a glimpse of what is to come in the future of the game with the best players in the World under the age of the 20 going...

Clayton McMillan Appointed Chiefs Interim Head Coach for 2021

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clayton McMillan has been appointed as interim Head Coach of the Gallagher Chiefs for next year’s Super Rugby campaign.    McMillan has signed a one-year contract with New Zealand to...

Gatland Rolls Out His All Blacks For The Clash With The Champions

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs return home to FMG Stadium Waikato on Saturday 8 February following their 37-29 victory over the Blues in their opening match of the season. Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland has named his side...

New Zealand Provincial side teams up with a Chinese side to complete the Global Rapid Rugby Roster

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Global Rapid Rugby has unveiled the China Lions as the final team in its inaugural home-and-away competition this year. China Rugby Football Association and New Zealand’s...

McKenzie returns as Gatland looks for a strong finish to his first game in charge of the Chiefs

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland has named his side first side of the 2020 season which will face the Blues at Eden Park.   The selected twenty-three will see three debutants in Waikato centre Quinn...

Joe Marchant handed starting Super Rugby debut as Ioane hits 50

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six players will make their debuts in an exciting Blues side that includes All Black Rieko Ioane who will play his 50th game for the club for the Super Rugby opener against the Chiefs at Eden Park...

Cotter Appointed Fiji Head Coach

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Rugby Union have announced the appointment of New Zealander Vern Cotter as the incoming Fiji Head Coach.     The two-time Super Rugby and Top 14 Championship winner will take the reins...