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Former New Zealand prop Johnstone becomes first openly gay All Black

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Campbell Johnstone hopes that coming out as gay will help others within New Zealand's sporting community.   Johnstone, who played three times for the All Blacks, including in a Test series against...

Ardie Savea approaching 120 Hurricanes appearances

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the third consecutive year, Ardie Savea has been named captain of the Hurricanes ahead of the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.   Set to make his 120th appearance for the Hurricanes...

Coaches Reveal Key To URC Success In Europe

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

So, what’s the secret behind the success of the United Rugby Championship sides in Europe this season? Well, there seems to be a growing consensus that the addition of the South African sides to...

Richie Mo'unga to depart Crusaders after 2023

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2023 Super Rugby Pacific season will be Richie Mo’unga’s last with the Crusaders as he heads to Japan to take up a position with Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo.   Mo’unga will finish...

Ardie Savea Wins All Blacks Player of the Year at ASB Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes 2021 captain Ardie Savea has been named All Blacks Player of the Year at the 2022 ASB New Zealand Rugby Awards for the second year in a row.     After another bumper international...

Ruahei Demant and World Cup winning Black Ferns shine at the ASB Rugby Awards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns co-captain and World Cup winner, Ruahei Demant has collected three major prizes at the 2022 ASB Rugby Awards, including the supreme Kelvin R. Tremain Memorial Player of the Year. As well as...

NZR elect first female Chair

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dame Patsy Reddy has become the first female Chair of New Zealand Rugby (NZR). She was elected Chair at NZR’s final Board meeting of the year in Auckland today and will replace outgoing Chair Stewart...

Fijian Drua unveil 2023 squad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fijian Drua today announced its core squad for the 2023 Super Rugby competition, with a number of returning breakout stars from its inaugural 2022 season and some exciting new faces. The Club has also...

New Zealand Rugby Awards Nominee's

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby’s (NZR) top performers of 2022 will be recognised at the ASB Rugby Awards, with nominees announced today.   This year’s awards will be presented live on Sky Sport 1...