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2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa squads confirmed

11 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experience and continuity run through the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa squads announced today with just 26 rookies across New Zealand’s five clubs and just nine player transfers.     The...

Liam Squire's return and Japan star headline Highlanders 2021 squad

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are six new faces and two returning familiar faces among the Highlanders squad announced today. The squad features 22 forwards and 17 backs and will again be co-captained by Ash Dixon and Aaron Smith.   A...

Four Players Promoted From The Crusaders Academy For 2021

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders Head Coach Scott Robertson has unveiled his 38-man squad for the 2021 Super Rugby season and the club’s development pathway is highlighted, with all four new recruits having progressed...

Blues unveil 2021 squad including Pat Lam's nephew AJ

12 hours 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

13 hours 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...

Former Munster number 10 joins Hurricanes coaching staff

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report in limerickleader.ie, Former Munster fly-half Tyler Bleyendaal is set to join up with the Hurricanes ahead of the 2021 Super Rugby season.   Bleyendaal, 30, made 62 appearances...

Details Of The New Super Rugby Trans Tasman Competition Have Been Revealed

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Rugby Australia (RA) have today released the details of a six-week Super Rugby Trans-Tasman tournament which will kick off on 14 May.   The Trans-Tasman crossover competition...

Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 Draw Announced

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced the draw for Super Rugby Aotearoa 2021 with 10 weeks of derby matches to kick off on 26 February next year and finish with a winner-takes-all Final for the Tū Kōtahi Aotearoa...

The Seven Players Set To Make Their Debuts In Bledisloe IV

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Test Rugby undergoes a change with the start of every Rugby World Cup cycle and 2020 has been no different for the Wallabies and All Blacks.   Both sides have welcomed new head coaches in Dave Rennie...

All Black wings' season cut short

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black winger George Bridge is set for a six-month spell on the sidelines after suffering a serious pectoral injury while weight-training in the gym this week, the All Blacks have confirmed.   Bridge...