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Patrick Tuipulotu to captain All Blacks XV team to face Ireland A in Dublin

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks XV team has been named to play Ireland A at RDS Arena in Dublin on Friday 4 November, kick-off at 7:45PM GMT (8:45AM Saturday 5 November NZDT).      The matchday 23 is...

All Blacks XV bolster squad ahead of Northern Tour

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks XV have called in an additional six players to join the squad, ahead of their inaugural Northern Tour against Ireland A (4 November) and Barbarians (13 November).   Cortez Ratima,...

Blues name squad for 2023

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A fresh face with a familiar name is the Blues’ newest recruit for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.     Northland blind-side flanker Rob Rush, son of former All Black and Sevens...

Hurricanes Announce 2023 Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have today named their 38-man squad for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.  While the core of the squad is maintained from 2022, five new signs have been named, with four players...

All Blacks squad update ahead of Japan Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have made forced personnel changes ahead of today's depature to Tokyo for the Lipovitan-D Challenge Cup.     Six squad members will remain in New Zealand with an aim to join...

All Blacks XV squad named for two-match tour against Ireland A and Barbarians

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Auckland and Blues lock Patrick Tuipulotu will captain the inaugural All Blacks XV squad selected for two matches against Ireland A and the Barbarians next month. The 28-strong All Blacks XV squad was...

All Blacks name 35 man squad for November Tests

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named the following squad for the Lipovitan-D Rugby Challenge Cup fixture in Japan and the Healthspan Elite Northern Tour of Wales, Scotland...

Victoria Grant to Lead Hurricanes Poua in 2023 Super Rugby Aupiki

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dual World Cup winning former Black Fern, Victoria Grant has been appointed as Head Coach of the Hurricanes Poua for the 2023 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki season.       Grant, who was...