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OPTA's Super Rugby Aotearoa Team and Player of the Tournament

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an exceptional 10-round tournament in New Zealand which saw the Crusaders top the tournament and claim the Super Rugby Aoteaora title, SANZAAR and OPTA have revealed their Team of the Tournament.   The...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Team Of The Tournament

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first competition to hit our screens since the global pandemic cancelled games worldwide, Super Rugby Aotearoa was full value as the Kiwis entertained from the first game to the last!   The...

Super Rugby Aotearoa - Tournament's Top Stats Performers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The unfortunate, abrupt ending to Super Rugby Aotearoa this weekend was the only blight on what was truly a superb competition and celebration of domestic rugby at its best. While there is a possibility...

Dane Coles to become the most capped Hurricanes forward

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dane Coles is set to become the Hurricanes most capped forward when the Hurricanes face the Highlanders under the roof in Dunedin this weekend. The Wellington stalwart will hit 119 caps on Saturday, passing...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Team Of The Week Round Nine

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Crusaders wrapped up the Super Rugby Aotearoa title on Sunday with a 32-22 victory over the Highlanders in Christchurch while the Chiefs finished their campaign without a victory...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Wrap Up - Round 9

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Aotearoa reached something of a conclusion in Round 9 as the Crusaders were crowned champions after despatching the Highlanders 32-22 in Christchurch. Meanwhile, feelings of anxiety resonate...

Hurricanes keep their Super Rugby Aotearoa title hopes alive

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes centre Peter Umaga-Jensen scored two first-half tries as the Hurricanes beat the Chiefs 31-18 in the penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa on Saturday.   The clash at the cake...

Two Rising Stars Re-Sign With The Hurricanes

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

 New Zealand Rugby and the Hurricanes have secured contract extensions for major local talents, Peter Umaga-Jensen and Asafo Aumua.   Umaga-Jensen’s mid-field talents have been front...

Team News: 50 Up For Wes Goosen As Coles Returns To The Starting XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes winger Wes Goosen will bring up 50 games for the Hurricanes on Saturday when he runs out against the Chiefs at Sky Stadium.   The winger has been with the Wellington-based side...

Super Rugby Aotearoa - Top stats performers from Round 8

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the conclusion of Round 8, the Crusaders hold their position at the top of the table after their defeat of the Chiefs while the Blues, lying in second place, still have a shot at the title should their...