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All the action from the Mitre 10 Cup Round 8: Round-up & highlights

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The play-offs of the mitre 10 Cup creep ever closer with Round 8 concluding today largely as expected although three teams threw themselves above and beyond to post some significant upset results.   Canterbury...

All Blacks Name Travelling Squad for Australia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks squad which will travel to Australia for the Tri-Nations tournament, has been named, with two new players called into the squad as cover.       Otago prop George Bower...

Mitre 10 Cup RD 5 HIGHLIGHTS | Wellington v Otago

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a spectacle! Wellington come into the game as favourites and also look to be favourites with the early performances of the match. Wellington get the early try and lose the lead in the thirteenth minute...

Umaga-Jensen called up to AB training squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Young Hurricanes dynamo centre Peter Umaga-Jensen is one step closer to following in uncle Tana’s tracks after his call-up to the squad as cover for teammate Ngani Laumape who is still nursing a...

Mitre 10 Cup Stats Leaders: Most tackles, turnovers, metres gained & more

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 4 of the Mitre 10 Cup delivered the goods once again with some cracking encounters. The Ranfurly Shield changed hands once more as Hawke’s Bay defeated Otago at the Forsyth Barr Stadium. Apart...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Wrap-Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 4 of the Mitre 10 Cup is done and dusted and, as usual, provided fans with some quality displays of rugby with the skills and adventurous spirit of the New Zealander players.   Bay of Plenty...

Mitre 10 Cup Preview & Line-Ups: Auckland vs Wellington

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 ends with a cracker as Wellington tackle rivals Auckland at the famous Eden Park.     The home side’s tails will be up after an impressive 38-6 victory over Otago last weekend....

Star studded Auckland side named for Wellington clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach, Alama Ieremia has made one change to the team that were victorious over Otago in Round 1 of the Mitre 10 Cup.   The Blue and White Hoops started their Mitre 10 Cup campaign with a 38-6...

Barrett and Mo'unga set to battle it out for one New Zealand's prized trophies

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black first-fives Beauden Barrett and Richie Mo'unga are set to add another chapter to their battle for the All Black #10 jersey this weekend when Canterbury host Taranaki in the Mitre 10 Cup on Saturday.    While...

Sio Tomkinson suspended for six weeks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Otago’s Sio Tomkinson has received a six-week suspension after being red carded in the Otago v Auckland match in Dunedin on Saturday 12 September.     Tomkinson was sent from the field...