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Coaches confirmed for North Island and South Island teams

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks assistant coach Brad Mooar has today confirmed the coaches for the North and South Island teams who will go head-to-head in a clash that will double up as an All Blacks trial.     Mooar...

Rising Star | The 22-year-old who could be ready to take over from Ben Smith

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby is back in full swing in New Zealand with capacity crowds and exhilarating action in Super Rugby. The return of rugby to our screens also sees the return of a number of talking points...

Highly rated All Black centre Braydon Ennor re-signs with the Crusaders

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

22-year-old Crusaders and All Blacks' midfielder, Braydon Ennor, has confirmed today that he has re-signed with the Crusaders Super Rugby club, and New Zealand Rugby, through to the 2023 season.    Crusaders...

From a small town in Reporoa to a World Champion to a potential career ending injury to All Black captain | The Sam Cane Story

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Tuesday, Ian Foster made his first move as All Blacks' head coach by naming looseforward and Chiefs Captain Sam Cane as the new Captain of the All Blacks.   A natural leader, 28-year-old...

Dave Rennie reveals why he didn't apply for the All Blacks job

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the confirmation that he would takeover from Michael Cheika as the new Wallabies head coach, Dave Rennie revealed why he opted for Wallabies' job over a chance with the All Blacks.       The 55-year-old...

Dave Rennie named as the new Wallabies head coach

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia has today announced the appointment of Dave Rennie as Head Coach of the Wallabies.    Rennie will fulfil his current commitments with Glasgow Warriors before joining the Qantas...

McKenzie signs for the Ospreys

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former New Zealand Maori and U20s fly half/fullback Marty McKenzie has put pen to paper and committed to the Ospreys to the end of the season.   Gareth Anscombe suffered a knee injury while on international...

Blues Super Rugby 2020 squad confirmed

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues Coach Leon MacDonald has confirmed his 40-strong Super Rugby squad, with 26 of the players from the 2019 season returning with another 4 signings who have come through the Blues development system...

The Chiefs confirm Gatland's 2020 coaching team

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs have announced the coaching team which will be joining Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland for the 2020 Super Rugby season.   Former Gallagher Chiefs first five-eighth and New Zealand Under...

Highlanders add four players to 2020 Super Rugby squad

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have recruited Mitchell Hunt, Jona Nareki, Ngane Punivai and Connor Garden-Bachop for the 2020 season. Hunt an experienced player with 42 Super games to his name can play fullback or first-five...