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Monday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Charlie Mulchrone signs a short-term deal with Quins   The Harlequins announced that Charlie Mulchrone has signed a playing contract extension, which will keep him at the Club until the end of the...

Read sad to be leaving Crusaders after Super Rugby success

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kieran Read has acknowledged he will find it difficult to leave the Crusaders after helping the Canterbury side to the Super Rugby title.     New Zealand international Read has called time...

Crusaders grit it out against Jaguares to defend Super Rugby title

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

With some fine kicking from Richie Mo'unga, the Crusaders beat a resilient Jaguares side 19-3 to win a third straight Super Rugby title.     The Crusaders continued their dominance of Super...

Super Series Preview: Black Ferns vs USA

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Black Ferns, who started their Super Series campaign in a positive fashion with a 35-20 win over Canada on the weekend, have the chance to move to the top of the Women’s Super Series standings...

Getting to know All Blacks' uncapped quartet

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the announcement of their 39-man squad for the upcoming Rugby Championship, we slightly shift our attention to the 4 new uncapped players in the squad, namely: Braydon Ennor, Josh Ioane,...

Blues sign Hurricanes halfback

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman and Hurricanes halfback Finlay Christie will move back home to play for the Blues starting from the 2020 Super Rugby season. . The 23-year-old, who is the back-up to TJ Perenara at the Hurricanes...

All Blacks 'scrum doctor' to leave post World Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of world rugby's most innovative and respected coaches, All Blacks Forwards Coach Mike Cron, has announced that this year will be his last with the national side.   Known to all in rugby circles...

Crusaders' halfback Bryn Hall recommits

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders have continued to shape their squad with halfback Bryn Hall re-committing to the franchise until the end of the 2021 Super Rugby season.   Hall's decision to re-sign with the Canterbury-based...

Black Ferns touring squad for San Diego named

4 weeks 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...

Balancing the books and replacing the Accountant: who can replace Ben Smith after the World Cup?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders and All Blacks will lose one of their most consistent performers after the Rugby World Cup with the always reliable Ben Smith bringing the curtain down on his test and Super Rugby career...