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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...

A look at the 7 new All Blacks

1 month ago by AllBlacks.com

Following the extended squad named by Steve Hansen we take a look at the 7 new All Blacks named. New Zealand will take on Japan, England, Ireland and Italy next month with the Bledisloe Cup game against...

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...

Canterbury's worst finish since 2014

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Mitre 10 Cup finishing the group stages, Canterbury will stay in the hunt for the title but won't host a play off game for the first time since 2014. Auckland and Tasman bagged the top two spots...

Manu Samoa names team for Northern Hemisphere tour

2 months ago by Manu Samoa

Manu Samoa's squad for the forthcoming Northern Hemisphere Tour in November this year has been named.   Head coach Steve Jackson has retained most of the old heads in the team with a number of new...

A gutsy defensive effort by Otago to record historic win

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the back of 6 wins on the trot and an unbeaten season thus far, the men from Auckland had their eyes set on another scalp. However it was a Matt Faddes hat trick and a good defensive effort that saw...

Romano & Ioane push for All Black Call Ups

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Luke Romano Crusaders lock Luke Romano put in another outstanding performance for Canterbury today as he continues to put his hand up for a test recall. He was impressive at lineout time making...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Will Spencer suspended for 4 weeks:     Leicester Tigers forward Will Spencer has suspended banned for four weeks after appearing before an independent disciplinary panel on Tuesday.   He...

Whetukamokamo Douglas injury update

2 months ago by Canterbury

Canterbury No. 8 and Co-Captain Whetukamokamo Douglas fractured his right thumb in the Auckland match, which will require surgery.He will unfortunately be unavailable for the remainder of the...

Mitre 10 Cup HIGHLIGHTS: Canterbury v Auckland

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A fantastic win for Auckland as they end an 8-year drought in Canterbury beating the home side 29-34. TJ Faiane took over the captaincy today and scored a what he claimed to be his first ever hattrick....