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Gearing up for Round 8 of the Bunnings NPC

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 8 of the Bunnings NPC kicks off on Friday and will be played under a sombre cloud after the tragic death of Sean Wainui.   To get proceedings underway, Otago will host Canterbury at the Forsyth...

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Canterbury v Hawke's Bay

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hawke’s Bay buried a 53-year-old hoodoo as they beat Canterbury in Christchurch for the first time since 1968. While Canterbury launched a late fightback, the game was all-but over shortly after...

B&I Lions announce formation of a Women’s Lions feasibility steering group

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions has announced the formation of a Women’s Lions feasibility steering group.     The 13-person group will be chaired by British & Irish Lion, Ieuan Evans,...

Bunnings NPC: Round 6 Wrap-Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 6 of the Bunnings NPC kicked off with a win for the Wellington Lions over Canterbury at Sky Stadium. The high-scoring encounter saw Wellington emerge 35-30 victors. The game was barely a minute old...

New Zealand Rugby announces new four-team women's competition

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced a new four-team women's competition for March 2022 called Super Rugby Aupiki.     The Blues, Chiefs and Hurricanes, as well as a combined South Island team...

Bunnings NPC round-up: Round 4

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman vs Waikato:    Waikato did not waste any time getting the business done against Tasman, whom the former brushed aside 39-22.        Manuwatu vs Northland:    Both Manuwatu and...

NPC round-up: Round 3

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury snuck past Waikato on Friday night to get Round 3 of the NPC underway. Just one point separated the teams at the final whistle as Canterbury were declared winners by 20-19.       Wellington’s...