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New Zealand Super Rugby Team of the Decade

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

SANZAAR have selected their Kiwi Super Rugby team of the last decade and what a team it is!   Seven of the last ten titles have been won New Zealand teams with the Crusaders leading the way...

Livewire Aaron Smith's All Black Debut

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aaron Smith has been widely regarded as the world’s top scrumhalf for the better part of a decade. His career, which was seeded at the Blues but blossomed with the Highlanders, has gone from strength...

WATCH: A Classic Try Assist From Former Springbok Prop Os du Randt

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok prop Os du Randt is well known for his stellar work in the scrum and his destructive ball carrier that saw him win two Rugby World Cups for South Africa 12 years a part from one another.   A...

QUIZ: Can you name the British and Irish Lions Line Up In the First Test vs New Zealand?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland led a successful Bristish and Irish Lions Tour to New Zealand back in 2017 and in his first test starting 23 the New Zealander made a few surprising selections.   Ahead of the clash...

New Zealand Rugby confident cash reserves can ease crisis

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Super Rugby suspended and teams facing losses of revenue, New Zealand Rugby's chief executive is confident it can manage the crisis.  New Zealand Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson is confident...

NZ Rugby to Reveal Super Rugby Backup Plan

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the competition's two-week suspension due to the Coronavirus, New Zealand Rugby CEO Mark Robinson has revealed that plans for a reshaped Super Rugby consisting of Kiwi derbies could...

Coronavirus: Super Rugby to be suspended following weekend action

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2020 Super Rugby season will be suspended following the weekend's matches, SANZAAR has announced.     The rugby union competition was one of the few still going ahead across the globe...

Super Rugby Round 7 Wrap-Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes v Chiefs Jordie Barrett landed a penalty at the death to give the Hurricanes victory in Hamilton on Friday evening. The game was a solid contest from the beginning with both teams well matched...

Wright, Kata inspire rout in final Super Rugby game before hiatus

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies eased past Australian rivals the Waratahs 47-14 in the final game before the Super Rugby hiatus due to coronavirus. SANZAAR announced the competition would be paused following this weekend's...

How rugby has been impacted by the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19)

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A number of games across multiple leagues have been impacted by the outbreak of the coronavirus.   The sporting calendar over the next few weeks looks extremely bare as events continue to...