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Former All Black Playmaker Calls Time On His Career

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black and Blues flyhalf Luke McAlister has announced his retirement from all forms of the game at the age of 34.   The Waitara born flyhalf attended Westlake Boys High School...

Jerome Kaino attempts conversion kick in his final Blues match Eden Park

1 month ago by Rugby Dump

Veteran flanker Jerome Kaino played his final match at Eden Park earlier today, finishing on a high as the Blues picked up their first home win of the season, convincingly beating the Queensland Reds...

Jordan Taufua scraps Japan plans

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders loose forward Jordan Taufua has been granted an early release with his contract with Japanese club side Mitsubishi Sagamihara Dynaboars.   The move, all going to plan, should result in...

European Super Rugby XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the European Rugby season on a break and Super Rugby returning, we pick the best XV of European players to have featured in the Southern Hemisphere premier club competition.    For...

The 5 Best All Blacks tries scored in series win over France

1 month ago by Rugby Dump

The All Blacks beat France 3-0 in their series, notching up a total of 127 points against just 38 from the visitors. They scored some outstanding tries throughout, with the likes of Damian McKenzie and...

Six Talking Points From the June Tests

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

From the improvement of the Wallabies and Springboks to the USA beating a Tier One side for the first time in the professional era to the controversy around the officials, we reflect on what was an...

South Africa and Australia Fall in Latest World Rankings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa and Australia have both fallen in the latest World Rankings while England and Tonga both enjoyed a profitable weekend from a World Rugby Rankings point of view.   England and...

June Test XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

We pick the best XV of the June Internationals, following an entertaining month of test rugby that saw South Africa, Ireland, New Zealand and Wales all claim series victories while Japan and USA claimed...

Match Highlights: New Zealand v France

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand ran out 49-14 winners over France in this morning's International Test Series clash at The Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin. The first half was very competitive with both sides playing some...

More referee controversy as All Blacks make it a clean sweep over France

1 month ago by Rugby Dump

In a script similar to the past two weeks, the New Zealand vs France series had more controversy surrounding the referee. It was a turning point in the match, as New Zealand soon found their top gear...