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The Chiefs snap up Rebels and NZ 7s star for 2019

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 Chiefs squad announced today won’t need to look far for inspiration when pulling on the jersey next season.   Star prop Angus Ta’avao was called into the 2018 squad as an injury...

The Battle for Promotion in the Mitre 10 Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The battle for promotion to the Premiership division of the Mitre 10 Cup kicks off this weekend with Waikato hosting Northland and Otago hosting Hawke's Bay.   Here are two sets of semi-finals:      The...

Maori All Blacks squad named for historic tour

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Maori All Blacks squad to play in the USA, Brazil and Chile for their end of year tour, has been named today.   Five players in Japan with the All Blacks will later join the Maori All Blacks...

Mitre 10 Cup HIGHLIGHTS: Bay of Plenty v Northland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northland looked dead and buried but came out in the second half a stronger unit. The Steamers kept the visitors at bay but 2 late tries but them under huge pressure as Northland nearly mounted a remarkable...

All Blacks named for the November Tests

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen has named his 32 man squad for the November Tests with just one uncapped player in Dalton Papali'i. Matt Todd returns to the squad.       Loose forward Matt Todd has...