highlanders

Six Nations Countdown: The Ten Second Try

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In only 10 days’ time, the great rivalries of Europe will manifest in a war of attrition on the old hallowed grounds of the Principality Stadium, Twickenham and the Stadio Olimpico.   To mark...

Freddie Burns signs for the Highanders

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

English first-five Freddie Burns will join the Highlanders for the 2023 edition of DHL Super Rugby Pacific. Burns, currently playing for Leicester Tigers in the English Premiership has agreed terms with...

Highlander and All Black, Shannon Frizell, to join Toshiba

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlander's and All Black loose forward Shannon Frizell will head to Japan following the conclusion of the 2023 season.  The Highlanders have today confirmed that Frizell will join Japan Rugby...

Kurt Baker signs off decorated Sevens career in Dubai

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Sevens rugby legend Kurt Baker has announced his retirement from international rugby sevens, following the All Blacks Sevens 2022 World Series tournament in Dubai.     Baker,...

Highlander greats join Management Team

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Highlanders’ co-captains Nasi Manu and Ben Smith have joined the 2023 Highlanders’ management team. Manu, who co-captained the team with Smith to a Super Rugby Championship in 2015,...

Argentine winger to join Highlanders in 2023

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have added their last player to their 2023 squad with the signing of Argentinian, Martin Bogado.  The 24-year-old winger/fullback is currently assembled with Michael Cheika’s...

Fainga’anuku to wing for All Blacks XV against the Barbarians

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks XV Head Coach Leon MacDonald has named strong team to challenge the Barbarians in their closing match at Tottenham Spur Stadium this Sunday.     Following a win against Ireland...

Highlanders provide an update Fakatava's injury

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders and All Black halfback Folau Fakatava has elected a non-operative approach initially for his injured knee. Fakatava injured his right knee, rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL),...

Son of legendary All Black playmaker signs first pro contract

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Although he retired back in 2010, the name Carlos Spencer still conjures images of playmaking genius to this day. Now, much interest is surrounding the legendary All Black’s son, Payton, who has...

Patrick Tuipulotu to captain All Blacks XV team to face Ireland A in Dublin

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks XV team has been named to play Ireland A at RDS Arena in Dublin on Friday 4 November, kick-off at 7:45PM GMT (8:45AM Saturday 5 November NZDT).      The matchday 23 is...