Crusaders keep name but reveal a new logo design ahead of 2020 Super Rugby season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders will keep its name going forward, but will be attempting to “evolve their identity” with a new logo.    The Crusaders and New Zealand Rugby (NZR) have...

Semi Radradra responds to league return rumours

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux and Fiji utility back Semi Radradra has ruled out a potential return to rugby league, stating that the NRL is behind him.   The 27-year-old Fijian star has been the subject of much speculation...

Crusaders announce new-look 2020 Super Rugby squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders squad for 2020 has been named, with a number of debutants in the side, and some familiar faces who will be named in the 38-man squad for the first time.    Of the 12 new Crusaders,...

Hurricanes 2020 squad announced

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highly rated prop Tyrel Lomax and lock Scott Scrafton are two big additions to the Hurricanes squad for the 2020 Super Rugby season.   One test All Black Lomax has moved to the club on a four-year...

The Chiefs confirm Gatland's 2020 coaching team

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs have announced the coaching team which will be joining Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland for the 2020 Super Rugby season.   Former Gallagher Chiefs first five-eighth and New Zealand Under...

Sonny Bill Williams confirms league switch

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks midfielder Sonny Bill Williams has given thanks to the New Zealand rugby community and fans following the announcement that he will leave New Zealand to play overseas.     34-year-old...

HIGHLIGHTS: Wellington v Canterbury (Premiership Semifinal)

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It seemed like there was only one team who came to play for the first 50 minutes as Wellington scored 24 points before a single point was scored by Canterbury. Out of nowhere there were 3 tries scored...

ROUND 9 HIGHLIGHTS: Auckland v Southland – 2019

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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...