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Cheika trims squad to 28 ahead of opening Bledisloe Cup clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has today trimmed his squad to 28, ahead of the opening Bledisloe Cup clash at ANZ Stadium on Saturday 18 August. Experienced trio Michael Hooper (hamstring),...

Brumbies sign former Waratahs centre

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies have announced the signing of former Waratahs centre Irae Simone for the 2019 Super Rugby season.  Simone, a former New Zealand Schoolboys Under 18s representative, won ten caps with...

Super Rugby by the Numbers

1 month 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...

6 uncapped players in Wallaby Squad for Bledisloe opener

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Michael Cheika has named 2 uncapped forwards and 4 uncapped backs in his 36 man training squad ahead of Bledisloe one. Jermaine Ainsley, Folau Faingaa, Tom Banks, Jack Maddocks, Billy...

Combined Crusaders & Lions XV

1 month 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...

Wallabies Depth at 13 to be Tested

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies no.13 jersey will be up for grabs during the Rugby Championship following injuries to Samu Kerevi and Tevita Kuridrani.   Brumbies centre Tevita Kuridrani was set to donne the jersey...

Ultimate Rugby's Super Rugby Season Awards

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As we head into the Super Rugby playoffs we have handed out awards for the 2018 Super Rugby Player of the Year, Most Valued Player and more.    Rookie Forward of the Year - Shannon Frizell Highlanders...

Super Rugby Finals - 1996 to 2005

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at the Super Rugby Final froms1996 to 2005.   Credit: Real Rugby

After a Super Rugby season without the Force, is history repeating? | Bret Harris

2 months ago by The Guardian

The Melbourne Rebels – like the Force – have struggled with finances by trying to buy successThe first Super Rugby regular season without the culled Western Force has just concluded, begging the question:...

Rebels fall short of Super Rugby finals as only Waratahs remain

2 months ago by The Guardian

NSW to host Highlanders in quarter-final next weekendAustralia’s Rebels and Brumbies both fall just shortNSW Waratahs are the only Australian team in the Super Rugby finals, after the Melbourne Rebels...