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Samoan international Lemalu joins Yorkshire Carnegie

4 days ago by Yorkshire Carnegie

Yorkshire Carnegie have further strengthened their squad with the capture of Samoan international second row Fa'atiga Lemalu for the remainder of the 2018-19 Championship season.     Lemalu...

Highlanders bring back cult hero Marty Banks for 2019

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have today announced an experienced squad to play the 2019 Super Rugby season.     Just seven new caps amongst the 38 man squad with five of those in the forwards. Hooker Ray...

Strong Crusaders squad confirmed for 2019

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders squad for 2019 has been named, and will feature five new players for the Super Rugby season. Head Coach Scott Robertson, alongside Assistant Coach Brad Mooar and Forwards Coach Jason...

Six new faces in Hurricanes 2019 Super Rugby squad

2 weeks 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...

Mitre 10 Cup FINAL HIGHLIGHTS: Auckland v Canterbury

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

In what was an exciting final, Auckland has managed and battled to victory as the lift up the cup. A 9 try thriller was forced into extra time where Auckland took control. Canterbury were in somewhat of...

Olmstead the star as Auckland win the Mitre 10 Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Auckland win their first NPC final since 2007 and the man of the moment was Evan Olmstead.   Olmstead was nothing short of colossal during the game but noticeably during the 20 minutes of extra...

TJ Faiane & Mitchell Drummond Preview the Mitre 10 Cup Final

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Join Rikki Swannell for this special Premiership Final preview between Auckland and Canterbury as she speaks with T J Faiane and Mitchell Drummond ahead of this weekend's big match.

Moody re-commits to NZ Rugby and Crusaders

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Crusaders loosehead prop, Joe Moody, has committed to playing his rugby in New Zealand through to 2022.   The 30 year old has extended his contract with NZ Rugby beyond next year’s...

SEMIFINAL HIGHLIGHTS: Tasman v Canterbury - 2018

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury advance after a close victory over Tasman. Tasman defended brilliantly for most of the game, but Canterbury just kept pressing and pressing. Eventually the wall broke. It wasn't the...

Captain fantastic Mitchell Drummond leads Canterbury to the final

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another fantastic Crusaders derby between Tasman and Canterbury has come to an end with a familiar result as the Cantabs upset the Mako in a semi-final once again.   Canterbury continue their dominance in...