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Super Rugby Aotearoa: Top Five Players Of The Day

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes will need a favour from the Highlanders on Sunday and the Blues next if are to win the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition but they did their part on Saturday claiming a 31-18 victory...

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...

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...

The Electric Ben Smith's All Black Debut

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

As Mike Delaney stood in the centre of the field, ball in hand, waiting for referee Stuart Dickinson to give the signal to commence the tenth encounter between the All Blacks and the Azzurri, debutant...

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...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Team Of The Week Round Eight

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Aotearoa heads into the closing stages of the competition with just two rounds remaining with the Crusaders leading the pack with 24 league points with the Blues hot on their heels with...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Wrap Up - Round 8

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 8 of Super Rugby Aotearoa saw The Crusaders over-power the Chiefs in a tough battle in Hamilton while the Blues got one over the Highlanders to keep their title hopes alive.   Chiefs v Crusaders   Life...