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

2 weeks 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 HIGHLIGHTS: Wellington v North Harbour

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

An entertaining game sees Wellington earn a hard fought win over North Harbour. A frustrating first half saw countless turnovers from both teams and that continued in the second half. Wellingtons pace...

Canterbury vs Wellington - Top Performers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury got their season back on track in round 2 following a round 1 loss to Tasman. It was a hard fought win for the home side, here are your Top Performers   George Bridge - Canterbury:   The...

The History of the Ranfurly Shield & what it means to New Zealand Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby's most prized trophy will be up for grabs on Friday when Taranaki host Manawatu. Taranaki have successfully defended the 'Log o Wood' twice this year during pre-season beating Poverty...

Lions tour helps NZ provincial sides to record surplus

1 month 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...

All Blacks name squad for 2018 Rugby Championship

1 month 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...

Super Rugby Semi Finals Preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders, Lions, Waratahs and Hurricanes will all be looking to secure their place in the Super Rugby Final this weekend.   The remaining two New Zealand sides will face off in Christchurch,...