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The Crusaders respond to criticism of name

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders say in light of the terror attacks in Christchurch and some public concerns, it will have future discussions about the club's name.   Some commentaries on social media are saying the...

Pau bring in Whitelock to replace departing stars

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Yet another All Black has signed for Top 14 side Pau, the club has today confirmed. Pau have recruited Highlanders co-captain Luke Whitelock on a three-year deal.      The brother of...

Highlanders name team for Southern Derby

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A classic southern derby match awaits the Highlanders faithful on Saturday night at Forsyth Barr Stadium. The high-flying Crusaders will arrive with a nineteen-match winning record intact. The last time...

150 Up for Franks while Whitelock returns

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders Head Coach Scott Robertson has named his side for Saturday night's southern derby against the Highlanders, and it includes the return of four All Blacks.     Owen Franks, Matt Todd...

Makin & Taliuali Make First Start of Season

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Prop Leslie Leuluaialii-Makin and wing Lausii Taliauli will make their first Super Rugby starts of the season as the Plus500 Brumbies welcome the Waratahs to GIO Stadium on Friday in Super Rugby Round...

Damian McKenzie's positional switch confirmed as the Chiefs look to end losing streak

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs twenty three have been named to don the 1996 Gallagher Chiefs heritage jersey when they run out at FMG Stadium Waikato to take on the Hurricanes on Friday 15 March.     Head Coach...

Highlights - Crusaders vs Chiefs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders laid down a marker with a statement 57-28 thrashing of the Chiefs in round 4 of Super Rugby. The Crusaders got off to a fast start with two early tries, but the Chiefs hit back with their...

Tough start to the season for the Chiefs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs have had a horrible start to Super Rugby going 0-3 to open their account. The Highlanders pipped the Chiefs in the opening round, followed up by a thrashing by the Brumbies in Canberra and finally,...

Thursday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby wants relegation in Six Nations and Rugby Championship   World Rugby has outlined plans for a new global competition and revealed that it wants to press for promotion...

All Blacks Return for Chiefs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs Head Coach Colin Cooper has made a number of changes to the starting fifteen to face an in form and unbeaten Crusaders line up.  All Blacks Nathan Harris and Nepo Laulala will re-join to start...