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King Carlos Spencer Returns To The Blues

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Blues and All Blacks flyhalf Carlos Spencer has returned to the Blues signing on as the Blues women’s Backs Coach for Super Rugby Aupiki 2023.       Spencer,...

Talent aplenty for 2023 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki squads

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the success of the Rugby World Cup, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has contracted 105 players across the Blues, Chiefs Manawa, Hurricanes Poua, and Matatū for the 2023 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki season. Among...

Van der Flier, Demant and Smith land top World Rugby awards

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh van der Flier and Ruahei Demant were named the best rugby players in the world on Sunday, with Wayne Smith the number one coach.       Ireland's Josh van der Flier has been named...

Les Elder announces retirement

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Bay of Plenty, Chiefs Manawa and Black Ferns captain Les Elder has today announced her retirement from rugby.   Elder first debuted for the Black Ferns in 2015 and was part of the 2017 Rugby...

Nominees unveiled for World Rugby Awards 2022

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby is unveiling the shortlists for the prestigious World Rugby Awards 2022, which will be presented in Monaco on Sunday, 20 November.     Following a stellar year for international...

Black Ferns beat the Red Roses to win the Rugby World Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand became the first host nation to win a women's Rugby World Cup as they beat 14-player England at Eden Park. New Zealand became the first host nation to win a women’s Rugby World Cup as...

Portia Woodman opens up to Dan Carter on how it felt to be a RWC champion!

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Portia Woodman tells Dan Carter that nerves will give way to excitement when the Rugby World Cup final kicks-off at Eden Park, and looks back on 2017 when New Zealand last won the trophy.