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CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL HIGHLIGHTS: Waikato v Otago

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato win the Championship and by default go back into the Premiership next season. When you look at the game, it was a relatively...

Mitre 10 Cup Championship Final Top Performers

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato return to the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership next year after they beat Otago 36-13 in the Mitre 10 Cup Championship final.   Jono Gibbes side was on top for most of the game and got some revenge...

Friday Morning Round Up

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland Could be No.1 in World by the end of the Weekend     Ireland could head into their first November test fixture against Italy as the number one ranked side in the world but they...

Waikato out for Ranfurly Revenge

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato and Otago face off in the Mitre 10 Cup Championship Final today with a place in the Premiership next season on the line.   Since 2006, the two sides have faced off 9 times with Waikato claiming...

Flashback: Waikato win their first NPC title in 1992

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato and Otago face off in the Mitre 10 Cup Championship final today with the aim of claiming a place in the Premiership next season.   1992 saw the inclusion of playoffs with the winner of the...

PREVIEW: Waikato v Otago Championship Final

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Join Rikki Swannell for this special Championship Final preview between Waikato and Otago as she speaks with Luke Jacobson and Jona Nareki leading into the game.    Credit: All Blacks

Thursday Morning Round Up

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hughes handed a six-week ban Wasps no.8 Nathan Hughes is set to miss England’s first three autumn Tests through suspension.   Hughes has been banned for six weeks after he punched Gloucester...

The Battle for Promotion in the Mitre 10 Cup

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The battle for promotion to the 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

7 months 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

7 months 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...