Isaia Walker-Leawere rugby player
Isaia Walker-Leawere rugby player

Isaia Walker-Leawere

16th Apr 1997 1.97m/122kg No 4 Lock

Ben Lam starts his 50th and final appearance for the Hurricanes

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes winger Ben Lam will play his 50th and final game for the Wellington-based side when they take on the Crusaders in Christchurch this Saturday.   Lam’s been with the Hurricanes...

Team News: Hurricanes and Blues line ups confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues will take a largely unchanged line-up to Wellington to start the second half of Super Rugby Aotearoa competition against the Hurricanes on Saturday. The Hurricanes currently sit four points...

Next In Line? The Race For The All Black Second Row

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster begins his tenure as the new All Blacks' head coach with just 28% of the players in New Zealand saying that the long-term All Blacks assistant coach had been the right choice to replace...

Rising Stars Super Rugby Aotearoa

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Super Rugby Aotearoa about to kick off, we take a look at ten youngsters, two from each of the five New Zealand franchises who will be great value during the 10 rounds of action.     Caleb...

Five Youngsters To Watch During Super Rugby Aotearoa - Forwards

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The countdown to Super Rugby Aotearoa is on as we await the first rugby to hit our screens since the global pandemic stalled rugby competitions worldwide.   With the Aotearoa...

Jaguares Change Two For Hurricanes Clash

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two major changes have been made to the Hurricanes starting line-up set to take on the Jaguares in Buenos Aires this weekend. It comes as the team looks to bounce back following a 27 – 0 loss to...

Hurricanes 2020 squad announced

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highly rated prop Tyrel Lomax and lock Scott Scrafton are two big additions to the Hurricanes squad for the 2020 Super Rugby season.   One test All Black Lomax has moved to the club on a four-year...

Five replacements elevated to the Maori All Blacks starting XV

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maori All Blacks' Head Coach Clayton McMillan has kept faith with the 23 players that were comprehensively beaten by Fiji last weekend, naming an unchanged squad.   He has however, made a few changes...

Akira Ioane headlines a 26-man strong Maori All Blacks squad

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Māori All Blacks Head Coach Clayton McMillan said the squad named was an exciting mix of vast experience and new energy.   Having missed out on the All Blacks squad, the likes of hooker Nathan...

TJ Perenara to break Hurricanes appearance record

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hugely popular halfback TJ Perenara will become the most capped Hurricanes player when he starts in the Super Rugby semi-final against the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday.   Perenara will...