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Ere Enari signs two-year deal with Hawke's Bay Magpies

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders halfback Ere Enari will play for the Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby team for the next two seasons.     Enari, who was educated at Tu Toa in Manawatu and Auckland's St Kentigern College...

13 new caps named in Samoa's squad to face Maori All Blacks, Tonga

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Thirteen new caps have been included in the Manu Samoa rugby squad to play the Māori All Blacks and Tonga in June and July.   Leinster bound prop Michael Alaalatoa will captain the 31-man squad...

Hadleigh Parkes | Playmakers: Rugby Stories

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sky Sport delves into some of rugby’s best stories from the characters that have made the game great. This week, Justin Marshall catches up with nomad Hadleigh Parkes to find out how he went from...

New Zealand Rugby 2021 National Referee Squad Announced

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced the 2021 High Performance Referee Squad which will oversee all national competitions.   High Performance Referee Manager Bryce Lawrence said:   "We're really...

Aaron Smith commits to NZR and Highlanders through to 2023

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Halfback Aaron Smith has announced that he has signed a new contract with New Zealand Rugby (NZR), his Highlanders club and Manawatu provincial union that will see him stay in New Zealand through until...

New Zealand Rugby Awards 2020

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Captain Sam Cane has received the top honour at the 2020 ASB Rugby Awards tonight, claiming the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial award for overall Player of the Year, after also picking up the All...

Aaron Smith nominated for three New Zealand Rugby Awards

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand’s top rugby performers of 2020 will be recognised in a special ASB Rugby Awards TV event, with the nominees announced by New Zealand Rugby (NZR) today.   New Zealand Rugby Chief...

2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa squads confirmed

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experience and continuity run through the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa squads announced today with just 26 rookies across New Zealand’s five clubs and just nine player transfers.     The...

Manawatu’s Brayden Iose signs with Hurricanes until 2022

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes are delighted to announce the signing of Brayden Iose through until 2022. Born and bred in Manawatu, the 22-year-old was earmarked as a future star of the game whilst representing Palmerston...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 10 Highlights: Wellington v Manawatu

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wellington do exactly what they needed to, by getting a bonus-point win against Manawatu. Wellington were made to work for it as a tight first half saw then lead by just a...