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Hurricanes 2020 squad announced

2 days 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...

Sonny Bill Williams confirms league switch

6 days 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...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 7 Round Up

1 month 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

2 months 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

2 months 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: Counties Manukau v Tasman - 2019

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman continue their sensational start to the season. They remain unbeaten as they dominate Counties Manakua in their own backyard as leave them scoreless. Counties had...

Tonga name Rugby World Cup squad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga Head Coach Toutai Kefu has confirmed his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.     Players from clubs in England, France, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, USA and Tongan based...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Highlights: Wellington v Counties Manukau

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Remarkable win for the home side after never being in the lead. Counties Manukau suffered 2 yellow cards in the game and managed to score with 14 men on the field but the 2nd yellow sunk them as they tried...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Preview

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

If the Wellington vs Counties Manukau game is anything to go by, Mitre 1 Cup Round four brings plenty of mouth-watering battles, with unbeaten Tasman and Taranaki facing off and winless Southland...

Mitre 10 Cup Round Up: Week 3

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato is third on 10 with North Harbour and Counties Manukau sharing nine points.   Taranaki, on 14 points, sit one ahead of Hawke's Bay in the Mitre 10 Championship while Bay of Plenty are third,...