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McKenzie leaves it late in Super Rugby Aotearoa thriller

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes appeared set to clinch just their second win of the season, only to be beaten by a last-gasp penalty on Friday.   Damian McKenzie landed a penalty after the final siren sounded...

Watch: Damian McKenzie's CLUTCH kick seals Chiefs victory

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's happened again! Damian McKenzie has produced another clutch moment to secure victory for the Chiefs with the fullback nailing a long range penalty to seal a 26-24 victory over the Hurricanes.   Mr...

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman draw finalised

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Rugby Australia (RA) have confirmed the final schedule for Super Rugby Trans-Tasman with additional home matches for the Blues, Hurricanes and Highlanders and trips to Wollongong...

Exeter set to sign hulking, young NZ tighthead

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rob Baxter’s global search for a tighthead has seemingly come to an end with the result that 6'4, 128kg Josh Iosefa-Scott is set to call Sandy Park his new home.   Iosefa-Scott currently...

Super Rugby Aotearoa teams embrace Anzac spirit

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand’s Super Rugby Aotearoa teams will embrace the Anzac spirit during this weekend’s round of matches as they acknowledge all servicemen and women across the country, and have reached...

Chiefs edge Crusaders to move into Finals spot

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Just one point separated the sides in Hamilton, with Damian McKenzie's late penalty sending the Chiefs into second place.   Damian McKenzie scored a last-gasp penalty as the Chiefs came from behind...

Hodgman dismissed as Blues defeated by Highlanders

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders bounced back from their defeat to the Chiefs to propel themselves back into the Finals hunt with a win over the Blues.     Alex Hodgman saw red as a depleted Highlanders...

Super Rugby Aotearoa: The Two Big Round 8 Clashes

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Last weekend saw two 3-point games playing out in Round 7 of Super Rugby Aotearoa and fans have another action-packed weekend to look forward to with the Highlanders taking on the Blues in Dunedin and...

Blues Team For Key Clash Against The Highlanders

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues, Chiefs and Highlanders are tightly grouped in the middle of the table chasing the likely one spot for a place in the final of the competition with three rounds remaining.   Friday night’s...

Josh Ioane returns to the Highlanders starting XV

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders take on the Blues on Friday in Dunedin with Head Coach, Tony Brown, has made minimal changes to the side that went down to the Chiefs in extra time last weekend.    Exciting...