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2021 Major League Dream XV: Robshaw, Giteau and Ellis

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

America's top flight rugby competition returns this weekend with a full house of fixtures.   A year after the competition was brought to an abrupt end, Major League Rugby returns in full force in...

All Black props start for Blues

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues are looking forward to stepping on to their hallowed home turf of Eden Park for the first time this season in front of a bumper crowd when they take on the Highlanders.   Blues coach Leon...

New Zealand Rugby 2021 National Referee Squad Announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced the 2021 High Performance Referee Squad which will oversee all national competitions.   High Performance Referee Manager Bryce Lawrence said:   "We're really...

Bay of Plenty quartet sign new deals

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bay of Plenty Rugby Union announced today that four players; Cassius Misa, Benet Kumeroa, Kali Vaipulu and Kohan Herbert, who have come through the Bay of Plenty Rugby High...

All Black Legend Dan Carter Announces His Retirement

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black flyhalf Dan Carter has hung up the boots at the age of 38 after an incredible career that will see him go down as one of the greatest players of all time.   In an interview with...

Josh McKay signs with top Scottish club

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have pulled off an exciting acquisition with reports that Josh McKay will join the Scottish club from New Zealand.   The 23 year-old fullback was born in Christchurch and turned...

Wallabies scrumhalf Jake Gordon to lead the Waratahs in 2021

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waratahs head coach Rob Penney has today named the man set to lead a new era for the NSW Waratahs, with halfback Jake Gordon today named Captain.   Gordon takes over the armband from Wallabies flanker...

Stars of the Japanese Top League

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

Mark Jones heads to Worcester Warriors

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Welsh winger Mark Jones has put pen to paper with Worcester Warriors after his contract with the New Zealand-based Crusaders came to an end this week.   Jones was unable to travel back to...

Scott Robertson's All Black Debut

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

When Wallaby fullback Matt Burke launched the ball high in the air at Lancaster Park, heralding the commencement of the 1998 Bledisloe Cup, the young face of Scott Robertson looked on from the sidelines,...