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Fainga’anuku to wing for All Blacks XV against the Barbarians

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks XV Head Coach Leon MacDonald has named strong team to challenge the Barbarians in their closing match at Tottenham Spur Stadium this Sunday.     Following a win against Ireland...

Patrick Tuipulotu to captain All Blacks XV team to face Ireland A in Dublin

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks XV team has been named to play Ireland A at RDS Arena in Dublin on Friday 4 November, kick-off at 7:45PM GMT (8:45AM Saturday 5 November NZDT).      The matchday 23 is...

All Blacks XV bolster squad ahead of Northern Tour

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks XV have called in an additional six players to join the squad, ahead of their inaugural Northern Tour against Ireland A (4 November) and Barbarians (13 November).   Cortez Ratima,...

Hurricanes Announce 2023 Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have today named their 38-man squad for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.  While the core of the squad is maintained from 2022, five new signs have been named, with four players...

Crusaders announce 2023 squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A returning Crusader, a local boy done good, and a few fresh out-of-towners – here’s your first look at the Crusaders squad for 2023. These boys will represent the club and the history of the...

Highlanders Announce 2023 Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

2023 brings the arrival of a new Super Rugby Pacific season and a new captain for the Highlanders. Experienced loose forward, Billy Harmon, will take the reins of the team for 2023, fresh from skippering...

Blues name squad for 2023

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A fresh face with a familiar name is the Blues’ newest recruit for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.     Northland blind-side flanker Rob Rush, son of former All Black and Sevens...

Arihiana Marino-Tauhinu named to captain Black Ferns in final pool fixture

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns halfback Arihiana Marino-Tauhinu will lead the Black Ferns in their final pool match of the Rugby World Cup when they face Scotland at the Northland Events Centre in Whangārei on Saturday...

Brodie McAlister re-signs with Crusaders until 2025

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brodie McAlister has re-signed with the Crusaders, adding depth and maturity to an already strong 2023 line up.    The 25-year-old has impressed since his fulltime Super Rugby selection in...