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The Battle for Promotion in the Mitre 10 Cup

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The battle for promotion to 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 day 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...

All Blacks named for the November Tests

2 days 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...

Otere Black on song as Turbos down Steamers

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a rather close result between these two teams as the Manawatu Turbos take the win after surviving a late scare with Bay of Plenty having a kick to win it on the hooter.   Jamie Booth –...

Mitre 10 Cup HIGHLIGHTS: Bay of Plenty v Waikato

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato dominated today. Scoring 8 tries to 3. Bay of Plenty will be kicking themselves after giving away 19 penalties. Waikato were able to turn those penalties into points. Waikato were rampant and scored some special tries. Tucker was...

Waikato's pack dominate in win over Bay of Plenty

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jono Gibbes' men have put their poor start well and truly behind them after they claimed their fourth successive victory today.   The Waikato pack stepped up today against a tough Bay of Plenty...