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Hurricanes keep their Super Rugby Aotearoa title hopes alive

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes centre Peter Umaga-Jensen scored two first-half tries as the Hurricanes beat the Chiefs 31-18 in the penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa on Saturday.   The clash at the cake...

Tasman sign star wingers Telea and Reece

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders and All Blacks' winger Sevu Reece has left Waikato and will play for Tasman in this year’s Mitre 10 Cup with the defending champions having lured a couple of Super Rugby guns south ahead...

Crusaders welcome back key players for final home game

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders will play their last home game of the 2020 Super Rugby Aotearoa competition in front of a sold-out crowd on Sunday, and Head Coach Scott Robertson has welcomed back a number of players to...

Team News: Nehe Milner-Skudder misses out for the Highlanders as Nareki returns

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa brings another classic local derby with the Highlanders travelling to Christchurch to take on the Crusaders.   The battle of the Mainland and it’s...

Two Rising Stars Re-Sign With The Hurricanes

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

 New Zealand Rugby and the Hurricanes have secured contract extensions for major local talents, Peter Umaga-Jensen and Asafo Aumua.   Umaga-Jensen’s mid-field talents have been front...

Team News: 50 Up For Wes Goosen As Coles Returns To The Starting XV

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes winger Wes Goosen will bring up 50 games for the Hurricanes on Saturday when he runs out against the Chiefs at Sky Stadium.   The winger has been with the Wellington-based side...

Eleven Twin Brothers In Rugby

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Professional rugby is somewhat of a family business with there being numerous examples of fathers and sons representing clubs and countries with the same being said of brothers.   While...

Like Father, Like Son - Eroni and Caleb Clarke

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Those Super Rugby fans of appropriate age who cast their minds back will recall the golden days of the Auckland Blues in the late 90s; a team littered with individual brilliance that produced the goods...

Super Rugby Aotearoa - Top stats performers from Round 8

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the conclusion of Round 8, the Crusaders hold their position at the top of the table after their defeat of the Chiefs while the Blues, lying in second place, still have a shot at the title should their...

How Three Teams Could Still Take The Super Rugby Aotearoa Title

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the hugely successful Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament nears conclusion, Round 8’s results have maintained the possibility of an exciting finish and the Blues’ victory over the Highlanders...