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Aaron Smith nominated for three New Zealand Rugby Awards

4 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

5 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...

Blues unveil 2021 squad including Pat Lam's nephew AJ

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Blues are determined to ensure their progress in 2020 was no aberration after naming their squad for the Super Rugby Aotearoa and Trans-Tasman competitions.   The squad includes 12 current...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 10 Highlights: Bay of Plenty Vs Southland

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The game kicked off at the Orangetheory Stadium. Auckland drew first blood with Rayasi opening the scoring. Minutes later and Tele'a also went over for a try, Fihaki got Canterbury on the board in the...

All the action from Round 10 of the Mitre 10 Cup as semi-finals loom

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finalists who will contest the Mitre 10 Cup have been named after an action-packed Round 10. In today’s (Sunday) fixtures, all three losing teams, remarkably, posted 33 points and surrendered...

Mitre 10 Cup heats up before play-offs

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Excitement in the land of the long white cloud is breeding as the last round of the Mitre 10 Cup is imminent before the play-offs commence.   Hawke’s Bay, who have been in fine form this competition...

All the action from the Mitre 10 Cup Round 8: Round-up & highlights

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The play-offs of the mitre 10 Cup creep ever closer with Round 8 concluding today largely as expected although three teams threw themselves above and beyond to post some significant upset results.   Canterbury...

All Blacks Name Travelling Squad for Australia

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks squad which will travel to Australia for the Tri-Nations tournament, has been named, with two new players called into the squad as cover.       Otago prop George Bower...