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Jordie Barrett punts Taranaki to victory over Canterbury and secures the Ranfurly Shield after Boshier's brilliance

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Taranaki have done it again! Beauden Barrett and Jordie Barrett both started for Taranaki as they claimed a nail bitting 22-23 victory over Canterbury in the Mitre 10 Cup on Saturday.   While...

Champions Cup | Exeter Chiefs Vs Saints lineups & preview

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s an all-English affair in the final game of the quarter-finals weekend as Northampton Saints make their way to Sandy Park where the fierce beast which is Exeter Chiefs lies in wait.   At...

Champions Cup | Leinster v Saracens line ups and preview

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The quarter-finals of the Champions Cup are imminent, kicking off on Saturday evening with the first clash which sees Leinster hosting Saracens at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.     Life is...

Star studded Auckland side named for Wellington clash

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach, Alama Ieremia has made one change to the team that were victorious over Otago in Round 1 of the Mitre 10 Cup.   The Blue and White Hoops started their Mitre 10 Cup campaign with a 38-6...

European Player of the Year Nominees

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR has announced 15 nominees who will be battling it out for the Player of the Year title set to be decided in the next month.     Six Champions Cup teams have players up for...

Looking ahead to Leinster vs Saracens - Champions Cup QF

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The quarter finals of the Champions Cup are imminent, kicking off on Saturday evening with the first clash which sees Leinster hosting Saracens at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.   Life is good for...

Looking ahead to Exeter Chiefs vs Northampton Saints - Champions Cup QF

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s an all-English affair in the final game of the quarter-finals weekend as Northampton Saints make their way to Sandy Park where the fierce beast which is Exeter Chiefs lies in wait.   At...

Saints sign front row cover for Champions Cup quarter-final after EPCR permit player's registration

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Board has today unanimously agreed to a change in the Tournament Rules which permits the registration of front row players after the September 1 deadline.   “We are pleased that EPCR...

Injury Crisis Could See Northampton Face Exeter A Man Short

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints' loosehead prop injury crisis could see Chris Boyd's side front up against Exeter Chiefs with just 22 players.   Boyd has just one fit loosehead prop in their ranks...

Barretts and Boshiers start for Taranaki's Shield Challenge

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden and Jordie Barrett will challenge for the Ranfurly Sheild on Sunday with both brothers named in the Taranaki line up to face Canterbury.    Once again, Beauden starts at first five...