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ROUND 9 HIGHLIGHTS: Auckland v Southland – 2019

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Auckland get the job done. They needed a big win and they well and truly delivered. Auckland 10 tries and besides 10 minutes in before halftime, they were never really under pressure. The win puts them in with a chance now. They need to hold thumbs while Canterbury go to Otago...

ROUND 9 HIGHLIGHTS: Otago v Canterbury – Ranfurly Shield

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury have won the Ranfurly Shield off Otago in an exciting game where they took a comfortable lead but were put under pressure towards the end following a 50m intercept try by Adam Thompson

ROUND 9 HIGHLIGHTS: North Harbour v Wellington – 2019

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

North Harbour survive a spirited 2nd half comeback by Wellington to go up to 3rd in the table and all but secure a playoff place. 78 points and 11 tries created a massively entertaining game with some fantastic tries on display. Wellington looked buried at half time but picked themselves up and put in a special 2nd half to come away with a valuable bonus point but will be disappointed they missed out on another one. North Harbour have done what they set the,selves to do and leave playoff chances in their own hands, but they have a rather tough task when they take on Canterbury...

Rob Penny appointed Waratahs Head Coach

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs can announce that Rob Penney has been appointed Head Coach for the 2020 Super Rugby season.   The former Munster Head Coach has signed a three-year deal with NSW Rugby, seeing him remain...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 7 Round Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato gave Mitre 10 Premiership leaders Tasman plenty to think about before the southerners came home strongly to take the win in Hamilton on Saturday.     It was an impressive...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 6 Preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mitre 10 Cup is at its halfway point with round six bringing plenty of must-win match-ups as the battle for playoff spots in both the Premiership and Championship heats up.     Waikato v Hawke’s...

Snubbed All Black prop returns to Canterbury front row

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black centurion Owen Franks will pull on the red and black jersey of Canterbury for the first time in almost a decade after Canterbury Head Coach Joe Maddock made six changes to his team,...

ROUND 5 HIGHLIGHTS: Auckland v Canterbury - 2019

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hard fought win for the visitors thanks to 2 tries from Billy Harmon. Auckland came back into the game in the 2nd half and started to run the visitors around. Excellent effort by Luke Romano on the day

ROUND 4 HIGHLIGHTS: Canterbury v Southland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury score a point a minute to get their Mitre 10 Cup back on track. Its a big 80-0 score, that you can feel is a bit...

Crotty shows fitness as All Blacks assemble for final World Cup push

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ryan Crotty’s impressive return to rugby at the weekend will have given Steve Hansen plenty of reasons to be cheerful as the All Blacks assemble in Hamilton on Monday to begin the final stages of...