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The Rugby Championship Round One Preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia, South Africa and Argentina will be looking to end New Zealand's stronghold on the Rugby Championship title this year with the Wallabies looking to do the double and claim the Bledisloe...

Super Rugby by the Numbers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Now that the dust has settled on yet another stellar Super Rugby season that saw the Crusaders claim back to back titles we take a look at who dominated the numbers during the 2018 season.   Surprisingly...

The Rugby Championship Squads

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The premier annual Southern Hemisphere competition is set to kick off next weekend with the opening game doubling up as the first 2018 Bledisloe Cup match between the Wallabies and All Blacks before the...

Super Rugby Final Preview

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2018 Super Rugby Final is a historic one, it will be the first time that the same teams are playing against each other in successive finals.   Last year, the Crusaders did what was deemed...

Combined Crusaders & Lions XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Lions and Crusaders face off in the Super Rugby final for the second consecutive year this weekend. The Crusaders earned the right to host this year's edition of the tournament after narrowly...

Robertson Makes One Change to Face Hurricanes

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders will host the Hurricanes this Saturday night in the  Super Rugby Semi-Final, from AMI Stadium in Christchurch.   Head Coach Scott Robertson has named his team for...

Super Rugby Playoff Team of the Week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We pick our team of the Week after the Hurricanes, Crusaders, Waratahs and Lions booked their places in the Super Rugby semi-finals.   1. Toby Smith An improved scrummaging performance compared...

HIGHLIGHTS: Super Rugby Quarter-Finals: Crusaders v Sharks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A strong second half saw the Crusaders cruise to a 40-10 home win over the Sharks in the second quarter-final of Super Rugby. The Crusaders opened the scoring with an early penalty before crossing for...

Crusaders v Sharks Super Rugby Top Performers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the top performers following the Crusaders emphatic win over the Sharks in their Super Rugby quarter-final in Christchurch.   Sam Whitelock The Crusaders' captain led from the...

Crusaders v Sharks Super Rugby Playoffs Preview

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Crusaders will host the Sharks in Christchurch which will be the first time the sides have met since 2016 with the Crusaders claiming a 14-19 victory in Durban on the day.  The defending...