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The Battle for Promotion in the Mitre 10 Cup

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The battle for promotion to Premiership division of the Mitre 10 Cup kicks off this weekend with Waikato hosting Northland and Otago hosting Hawke's Bay.   Here are two sets of semi-finals:      The...

Maori All Blacks squad named for historic tour

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Maori All Blacks squad to play in the USA, Brazil and Chile for their end of year tour, has been named today.   Five players in Japan with the All Blacks will later join the Maori All Blacks...

Mitre 10 Cup HIGHLIGHTS: Waikato v Otago

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a massive fixture for each of the teams as Waikato were fighting to win their last match of their successful season and Otago fighting for a home-ground semi-final. Otago got an early and big lead...

All Blacks named for the November Tests

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen has named his 32 man squad for the November Tests with just one uncapped player in Dalton Papali'i. Matt Todd returns to the squad.       Loose forward Matt Todd has...

Canterbury's worst finish since 2014

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Mitre 10 Cup finishing the group stages, Canterbury will stay in the hunt for the title but won't host a play off game for the first time since 2014. Auckland and Tasman bagged the top two spots...