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Team News: Nehe Milner-Skudder misses out for the Highlanders as Nareki returns

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa brings another classic local derby with the Highlanders travelling to Christchurch to take on the Crusaders.   The battle of the Mainland and it’s...

Crusaders welcome back key players for final home game

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders will play their last home game of the 2020 Super Rugby Aotearoa competition in front of a sold-out crowd on Sunday, and Head Coach Scott Robertson has welcomed back a number of players to...

Eleven Twin Brothers In Rugby

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Professional rugby is somewhat of a family business with there being numerous examples of fathers and sons representing clubs and countries with the same being said of brothers.   While...

Like Father, Like Son - Eroni and Caleb Clarke

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Those Super Rugby fans of appropriate age who cast their minds back will recall the golden days of the Auckland Blues in the late 90s; a team littered with individual brilliance that produced the goods...

Super Rugby Aotearoa - Top stats performers from Round 8

4 days 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...

How Three Teams Could Still Take The Super Rugby Aotearoa Title

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the hugely successful Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament nears conclusion, Round 8’s results have maintained the possibility of an exciting finish and the Blues’ victory over the Highlanders...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Team Of The Week Round Eight

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Aotearoa heads into the closing stages of the competition with just two rounds remaining with the Crusaders leading the pack with 24 league points with the Blues hot on their heels with...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Wrap Up - Round 8

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 8 of Super Rugby Aotearoa saw The Crusaders over-power the Chiefs in a tough battle in Hamilton while the Blues got one over the Highlanders to keep their title hopes alive.   Chiefs v Crusaders   Life...

Stand Out Players - Highlanders v Blues

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Forsyth Barr Stadium dished up a thriller as the Blues ran in 5 tries, their first win at the stadium, won the Gordon Hunter Memorial Trophy and were able to keep the pressure on the Crusaders. The Highlanders...

New Zealand Rugby Voices Concern Over ‘Player Burnout’ in Aotearoa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report in businesslive.co.za, the New Zealand Rugby players’ union head has expressed concern about the physical and emotional effect that the high-intensity nature of Super Rugby...