Kurt Eklund rugby player
Kurt Eklund rugby player

Kurt Eklund

5th Jan 1992 1.80m/103kg Hooker

Blues name squad for 2023

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A fresh face with a familiar name is the Blues’ newest recruit for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.     Northland blind-side flanker Rob Rush, son of former All Black and Sevens...

2022 Bay of Plenty Steamers squad

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bay of Plenty have confirmed their 2022 squad.   The squad underwent their first pre-season hit-out last weekend at Te Awamutu, where they played Counties Manukau and Taranaki in the annual Chiefs...

Maori All Blacks v Ireland: All You Need To Know

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With a new captain and a rejigged back-line, Ireland begin the last week of their summer tour in New Zealand's capital city where the Māori All Blacks will provide stiff opposition again. 2022 SUMMER...

TJ Perenara starts the Maori All Blacks second game against Ireland

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Māori All Blacks team has been named to play Ireland at Sky Stadium in Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Wellington) on Tuesday 12 July. (Kick-off 7.05pm NZ time/8.05am Irish time).   Head Coach Clayton...

10 debutants named in Maori All Blacks team to face Ireland

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Māori All Blacks Head Coach Clayton McMillan has named a blend of experience and rising young talent with the selection of 10 debuting Māori All Blacks.       The Māori...

All Black scrumhalf duo named in Maori All Blacks squad

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Māori All Blacks Coach Clayton McMillan has named a strong squad ahead of his team’s two-match series against Ireland.    After missing out on the All Blacks' squad, TJ Perenara...

Winners & Losers: All Blacks squad to face Ireland

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster named his first squad of 2022 with six uncapped players.   The All Blacks' boss has sprung a few surprise selections, with some of the selections with...

Brilliant Barrett steers the Blues to the Super Rugby Final

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies have gone down to the Blues 20-19 at Eden Park in Auckland, Dan McKellar’s side showing tremendous bravery to come back from a 20-7 half-time deficit.  Late tries to replacement...

Captain returns to lead Blues troops back into action against Western Force

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We welcome back some key players to take on the testing challenge against the Western Force in Perth on Friday evening.   Several players with minor niggles or on All Black leave, who missed the...

The New Zealand and Moana Pasifika Super Rugby Pacific 2022 squads

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Returning star power, some familiar faces from the past join a cast of exciting young rookies in New Zealand's five 2022 Super Rugby Pacific squads announced today.     CLICK HERE TO VIEW...