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Highlanders confirm Milner-Skudder signing and that he rejected the Hurricanes

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders confirmed the signing of former All Blacks wing Nehe Milner-Skudder. Former All Blacks wing Nehe Milner-Skudder has signed with the Highlanders until the end of 2021.   Milner-Skudder,...

Cory Jane lands Super Rugby role as Jason Holland is promoted

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jason Holland has been promoted to Hurricanes head coach after John Plumtree’s elevation to the All Blacks coaching team.   Holland, who has been a successful and widely respected assistant...

New Zealand Rugby Awards Nominees

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Thursday New Zealand Rugby will have their awards.   New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Steve Tew said:  “Congratulations to all those nominated for awards.  Every year, the ASB...

Hurricanes 2020 squad announced

6 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...

HIGHLIGHTS: Bay of Plenty v Manawatu (Championship Semifinal)

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Steamers marched into the Mitre 10 Cup Final with an emphatic display from start to finish as they tore the Manawatu Turbo's to shreds. Emoni Narawa scored a hat trick and helped his side to their...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 7 Round Up

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato gave Mitre 10 Premiership leaders Tasman plenty to think about before the southerners came home strongly to take the win in Hamilton on Saturday.     It was an impressive...

Snubbed All Black Ngani Laumape scores a brilliant brace for Manawatu

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black centre scored a brilliant brace for Manawatu in the Mitre 10 Cup this weekend against Southland.   He linked up well with halfback Jamie Booth for the first try before putting in a superb...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 6 Preview

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mitre 10 Cup is at its halfway point with round six bringing plenty of must-win match-ups as the battle for playoff spots in both the Premiership and Championship heats up.     Waikato v Hawke’s...

ROUND 5 HIGHLIGHTS: Manawatu v Northland - 2019

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manawatu survive a scare to win their first game of the season. Manawatu battled hard in the rain, and took a healthy lead into halftime. Northland came out in the 2nd half on a mission and...

Watch: Snubbed All Black Ngani Laumape sets up epic Mitre 10 Cup try

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having been snubbed for the All Blacks 31-man Rugby World Cup squad, live wire centre Ngani Laumape turned out for Manawatu Turbos in the Mitre 10 Cup on Friday.     The bulldozing centre...