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Star studded Auckland side named for Wellington clash

20 hours 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...

Mitre 10 Cup Preview & Line-Ups: Tasman vs Northland

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 of the Mitre 10 Cup kicks off with what looks to be a cracker when Northland travel to Lansdowne Park to face defending champions, Tasman.     Both Tasman and Northland commenced their...

Sio Tomkinson suspended for six weeks

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Otago’s Sio Tomkinson has received a six-week suspension after being red carded in the Otago v Auckland match in Dunedin on Saturday 12 September.     Tomkinson was sent from the field...

How the All Blacks fared in the opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup was a special one as the bulk of the All Blacks squad were made available to their regional sides, an extremely rare occurrence as New Zealand's...

All the action from Round 1 of the Mitre 10 Cup

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand domestic rugby flexed its muscles this weekend with Round 1 of the Mitre 10 Cup getting underway in style with some great displays.   Canterbury, Waikato, Auckland, Tasman, Northland,...

Video - Will Jordan shows his class again for Tasman

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman Mako ran out 24-41 victors over Counties Manukau on Saturday with Kieran Read making his return to Mitre 10 Cup action but Will Jordan took the spotlight once again as Tasman's back three shone...

Preview: The Mitre 10 Cup Promises To Thrill From Round One

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The land of the long white cloud is abuzz with excitement as the kick-off of the Mitre 10 Cup is only a day away.   Tasman, the current champs, will launch their campaign with the goal defending...

All Blacks available for opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The bulk of the All Blacks squad named yesterday will assemble with their Mitre 10 Cup provinces this week and be available to play in the opening round of the competition, which kicks off on Friday night.   Two...

Kieran Read signs on to play in the Mitre 10 Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union has confirmed the signing of former All Blacks captain Kieran Read for the upcoming Mitre 10 Cup season.   Read, who hails from the South Auckland region...

Blues-Crusaders clash called off, Highlanders-Hurricanes to go ahead

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Super Rugby Aotearoa match between the Blues and Crusaders which was due to be played at Auckland's Eden Park on Sunday is officially off, while tomorrow's Highlanders-Hurricanes match at Dunedin's...