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5 Reasons why you should follow the Mitre 10 Cup this week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 5 of the Mitre 10 Cup kicks off on Wednesday this week and if you haven't been following New Zealand's premier provincial competition Round 5 is the perfect time to start.   Here are five...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 1 Highlights: Auckland v Counties Manukau

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Counties Manukau made a good start to the game but could not build on it. Auckland weathered the storm and made a strong comeback in the first half and closed out the game in a scrappy 2nd half. Papali'i...

Players to Watch during the Mitre 10 Cup

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Mitre 10 Cup is just days away and New Zealand’s provincial competition is renowned for unearthing the stars of the future. We narrowed down our list to 10 stars who could have breakthrough campaigns...

Lions tour helps NZ provincial sides to record surplus

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Last year's British and Irish Lions tour has contributed to solid financial results by New Zealand's provincial rugby unions.   The Mitre 10 Cup rugby unions built on a record-setting performance...

Brumbies sign Chiefs flyer

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies have confirmed the signing of Chiefs winger Toni Pulu on a two-year deal.  Pulu, born in Los Angeles, USA, moved to New Zealand at the age of three and was educated at Dilworth...

All Blacks name squad for 2018 Rugby Championship

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have named their squad for this year's Rugby Championship. The squad also features two uncapped players. Crusaders and Tasman prop Tim Perry, who played two non-Tests on last year's Vista...