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New Zealand wins 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup bid

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand will host Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 after World Rugby awarded the hosting rights for the prestigious tournament to New Zealand Rugby. It will be the first Women’s Rugby World...

HIGHLIGHTS: France v Black Ferns

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

What should have been a thrilling game of attacking rugby between two great sides was hampered by the weather in Toulon making it extremely difficult for either side to truly express themselves on attack....

The race for the Women's POTY heats up

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  There is one women's test match this weekend that standouts above the rest and promises to be an epic encounter between two top sides.     The reigning women Six Nations champions,...

World Rugby confirms Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 host candidate unions

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has confirmed Australia and New Zealand as Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021 host candidates after each union submitted their bid responses to the international federation by the 10 August...

The Black Ferns first Rugby World Cup Sevens win

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Portia Woodman talks about the Black Ferns first ever Rugby World Cup Sevens win in Moscow 2013   Credit: World Rugby

Black Ferns to go professional

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

In an historic first for the women’s rugby 15s game, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the New Zealand Rugby Players Association (NZRPA) have negotiated a formal Black Ferns professional performance programme.   In...

Glenn Moore re-appointed as Black Ferns Head Coach

1 year ago by New Zealand Rugby

Women’s World Cup-winning Head Coach Glenn Moore will continue his role with the Black Ferns in 2018 and 2019, New Zealand Rugby announced today. Moore has an enviable record with the team since...

Highlights: England Women Vs New Zealand Women

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

An outstanding second half performance saw New Zealand run out 41-32 winners over England in the final of the Womens Rugby World Cup. New Zealand opened the scoring with an early try, but a yellow card...

Highlights: New Zealand Women Vs USA Women

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Black Ferns march on to the final of the competition after a very impressive victory over the USA. The Americans did not make it easy for them in the first half as they defended diligently and threatened...

Canada Women vs New Zealand Women

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand put down another statement with a convincing win over a Canadian side that was expected to give them some problems. They managed to score 9 tries in their victory, 3 of which were dotted down...