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Saturday Rugby Recap

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There was a plenty of action taking place around the world on Saturday from New Zealand's Mitre 10 Cup to the Gallagher Premiership to the Guinness PRO14 to the Rugby Championship and more...   Here...

5 Reasons why you should follow the Mitre 10 Cup this week

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 5 of the Mitre 10 Cup kicks off on Wednesday this week and if you haven't been following New Zealand's premier provincial competition Round 5 is the perfect time to start.   Here are five...

Mitre 10 Cup HIGHLIGHTS: Taranaki v Waikato

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato get bragging rights and take the Ranfurly Shield. Taranaki gave it everything in the second half and scored two early tries. Things looked to be turning but Waikato's impressive defense held...

PRO14 Preview: Conference A

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the PRO14 returning this weekend we preview Conference A and give a few predictions on how each side will progress throughout the season and identify a few players who are set for big seasons.   Cardiff...

The History of the Ranfurly Shield & what it means to New Zealand Rugby

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby's most prized trophy will be up for grabs on Friday when Taranaki host Manawatu. Taranaki have successfully defended the 'Log o Wood' twice this year during pre-season beating Poverty...

Liam Hallam-Eames suspended for four matches

10 months ago by New Zealand Rugby

Manawatu lock Liam Hallam-Eames has been suspended for four matches for striking an opposition player in his team’s Mitre 10 Cup match against Waikato on Saturday 18 August. Hallam-Eames was cited...

Experienced heads return to New Zealand for 2018 Mitre 10 Cup

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2018 Mitre 10 Cup, we take a look at the biggest names returning to New Zealand to feature in New Zealand's premier provisional competition.    Thomas Waldrom - Wellington   The...