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Taufua sidelined for 12 weeks

1 month ago by Crusaders Rugby

Tasman and Crusaders number eight Jordan Taufua broke his arm in Saturday's Mitre 10 Cup final.   Tasman lost 35-13 to Canterbury in Saturday's Mitre 10 Cup Final in Christchurch and Taufua was...

PREMIERSHIP FINAL HIGHLIGHTS: Canterbury v Tasman

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury claimed a 35-13 home win over the Tasman Makos to notch up their ninth Premiership Title in 10 years. Tasman ran in the opening try and added a penalty soon after for a 10-0 lead....

CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL HIGHLIGHTS: Wellington v Bay of Plenty

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling game of rugby as Wellington secured promotion to the Premiership beating Bay of Plenty 59-45. Bay of Plenty came out the gates flying as they scored the first try of the match 3 minutes into...

Hawke’s Bay & Manawatu players cop suspensions

1 month ago by New Zealand Rugby

Hawke’s Bay’s Tony Lamborn and Manawatu’s Newton Tudreu have both received suspensions for their roles in an incident in the final round robin match of the Mitre 10 Cup on Sunday 15 October. Both...

New four year deal for TJ Perenara

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has been boosted by the news that Hurricanes scrum-half TJ Perenara has put pen to paper on a new four-year contract.   The 25-year-old's new four-year contract with NZR will also...

Bordeaux sign Volavola and Fidow

1 month ago by Bordeaux Begles

Bordeaux-Begles have confirmed the signings of medical jokers Ben Volavola and Ed Fidow.    26-year-old Volavola can play at flyhalf and fullback and has 19 test caps for Fiji to his name and...

Crusaders sign Bateman and Delany for Super Rugby 2018

1 month ago by Crusaders Rugby

The Crusaders have injected some significant experience into their backline for 2018, with midfielder Tim Bateman re-signing with the team and first five-eighth Mike Delany also joining the squad.  Both...

SEMIFINAL HIGHLIGHTS: Taranaki v Tasman

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Tasman Makos edged Taranaki 30-29 in a thrilling Mitre 10 Cup Premiership semi-final. Taranaki crossed for two first half tries to one, but Tasman kept the scoreboard ticking over with...

SEMIFINAL HIGHLIGHTS: Canterbury v North Harbour

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury secured their spot in the Mitre 10 Cup final with a fantastic victory over North Harbour. The defending Champions were put on the back foot as Ben Volavola scored 10 points in 10 minutes to...