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Ultimate Rugby's Test Team Of The Year

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With test rugby going on a break until next year we look back at the year that was in 2018 and pick our team of the year.   Ireland are understandably well represented while there are a few surprises...

Five Selection Surprises Steve Hansen Could Spring On Joe Schmidt

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen is known for throwing a few selection surprises for big games and could continue that trend for his side's heavyweight clash with Ireland this weekend.     Hansen...

PLAY OF THE WEEK: 2018 Bledisloe Cup Game 3

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett and Rieko Ioane connected for not one but two awesome tries on the weekend. Our favourite was Barrett’s circus pass to his winger to seal the game in the final minutes.

Steve Hansen & Michael Cheika comment on Latu's yellow card

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen surmised Tolu Latu's needless yellow card in just eight words after the All Blacks 37-20 win over the Wallabies "You do dumb things you get dumb reactions."   All...

Player Ratings: All Blacks v Wallabies

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks made it a clean sweep in the Bledisloe Cup for 2018 as they brushed the Wallabies aside to claim a 37-20 victory in Japan.   We ranked all the starting players from the clash out...

HIGHLIGHTS: 2018 Bledisloe Cup 3 - New Zealand v Australia

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand made it a clean sweep of the Bledisloe Cup for 2018 with a 37-20 win over Australia in the third clash. New Zealand had already retained the Bledisloe Cup, having won the two encounters...

WATCH: Steve Hansen on the selection of TJ Perenara

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen on the decision to select TJ Perenara in the nine jersey to face Australia in the final Bledisloe Cup test of the year in Yokohama, Japan this weekend.

WATCH: Sonny Bill Williams and Damian McKenzie on Bledisloe III

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black backs Sonny Bill Williams and Damian McKenzie address the media ahead of the All Blacks’ match against the Wallabies on Saturday.  

Ireland Could be No.1 in World by the end of the Weekend

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland could head into their first November test fixture against Italy as the number one ranked side in the world but they will need a favour from the Wallabies do to so.   This weekend the...

20 Stats & Facts: Wallabies v All Blacks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

20 Stats and Facts ahead of the third and final Bledisloe Cup test of the year.     1. Saturday's Test is the third time New Zealand and Australia will face off this year.        2....