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Kepu confirms homecoming with return to PIC Steelers

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Counties Manukau junior and Wallabies centurion Sekope Kepu has signed with the PIC Steelers for the upcoming National Provincial Championship in a massive boost for the Union.     Kepu,...

Introducing: The 5 Uncapped Players In the 2021 All Blacks Squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named the squad for the 2021 Steinlager Series Tests against Fiji and Tonga.   Here...

All Blacks name squad for Tonga and Fiji tests

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named the squad for the 2021 Steinlager Series Tests against Fiji and Tonga.   The...

13 new caps named in Samoa's squad to face Maori All Blacks, Tonga

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Thirteen new caps have been included in the Manu Samoa rugby squad to play the Māori All Blacks and Tonga in June and July.   Leinster bound prop Michael Alaalatoa will captain the 31-man squad...

Remembering the amazing Jonah Lomu on his birthday

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Through the years, as the menacing cries of the Haka fill the electric air before every test the All Blacks play, the names and faces of the past legends who donned the renowned jersey are called to mind....

Liam Messam returns as the Chiefs make 20 changes for their final round robin match

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs Head Coach Clayton McMillan has named his  team to face the Blues at Eden Park on Saturday 1 May with 20 changes to the matchday 23 from last week.   The youthful twenty-three includes...

Blues unveil 2021 squad including Pat Lam's nephew AJ

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Blues are determined to ensure their progress in 2020 was no aberration after naming their squad for the Super Rugby Aotearoa and Trans-Tasman competitions.   The squad includes 12 current...

Chiefs confirm 11 new signings including two former Hurricanes and two highly rated halfbacks

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs have confirmed their squad for the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa season and Trans-Tasman competitions.   With Warren Gatland working with the British and Irish Lions, Clayton McMillan will...

Remembering the amazing Jonah Lomu, 5 Years On

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Through the years, as the menacing cries of the Haka fill the electric air before every test the All Blacks play, the names and faces of the past legends who donned the renowned jersey are called to mind....

Mitre 10 Cup RD 10 Highlights: Counties Manukau v Southland

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Counties Manukau put an end to Southland's hopes of a semi-final spot with a 25-17 home win in the final round of the regular season in an all championship clash. It took until the 31st minute for Counties...