NPC

NPC: A look into Round 3

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The NPC enters its third week of non-stop action. This weekends fixtures kick-off with Bay of Plenty travelling to the Navigation Homes Stadium is a stadium in Pukekohe, to take on Counties Manukau....

Hawke's Bay score three late tries to seal a dramatic finish

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hawke’s Bay snatched a dramatic late victory to remain unbeaten in the NPC after stunning Waikato with three late tries on Wednesday night. The Mooloos were cruising to their first win in Napier...

NPC: The history of the Ranfurly Shield

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 1902 Auckland became the first holders of the Shield because in that year it had the best record of any Provincial Union (the blue and whites were unbeaten that year). In 1904 the first challenge was...

All Black Rugby World Cup Squad Announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Jason Ryan and Joe Schmidt have named the All Blacks squad for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France. The squad was announced by former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw in Napier...

All Black David Havili helps Tasman to season-opening win against Otago

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

David Havili only needed five minutes to remind All Blacks selectors why his name should be included in the World Cup squad next week, as Tasman beat Otago in the opening fixture on the NPC. Back on the...

2023 PIC Steelers Squad Confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Coach Reon Graham has confirmed his 2023 Counties Manukau Rugby PIC Steelers squad for the upcoming Bunnings Warehouse NPC. Sticking with his theory of picking local, Graham has named a side choc-full...