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Promising fullback Sullivan gets second Blues start

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues head to Melbourne for the clash against the Rebels at AAMI Stadium on Saturday evening.   The team will honour experienced midfielder TJ Faiane, who returns to earn his 50th cap, the seventh-highest...

Scene set for super-charged Rugby World Cup as new dates in 2022 confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2021 will feature increased rest periods for all teams following World Rugby’s confirmation of the revised tournament dates which will now see New Zealand host the tournament between...

Quality curtain-raisers for Blues vs Waratahs match

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fans attending the Blues vs Waratahs match next weekend in the second round of the Trans-Tasman competition will be in for a treat as two big curtain-raisers are scheduled.    The All...

Provincial Unions give green light for historic Silver Lake deal at NZ Rugby AGM

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has been given the green light by its Provincial Unions to finalise a private equity deal that will see US investment firm Silver Lake take a 12.5 percent stake in the game. The...

Super Rugby Women: Blues Women & Waitomo Wahine Chiefs confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first-ever Super Rugby Women’s match will be played on Saturday 1st of May, 4:35pm at Eden Park between the Blues Women and Waitomo Wahine Chiefs.   "We are up first representing our franchises...

Farah Palmer: New Zealand Rugby’s chance for a fresh start | Matt McIlraith

4 months ago by The Guardian

With modesty, humility and transparency, the former Black Ferns captain is a leading contender to become the next chair of NZRFarah Palmer is many things. A Rugby World Cup-winning captain. A national...

Rugby World Cup 2021 Fixtures

4 months ago by Rugby World

The dates, kick-off times and venues for when the best women's teams face each other in New ZealandOpening act: The Black Ferns will play the Wallaroos in their first RWC 2021 match (Getty Images)The dates,...

New Zealand Rugby Awards 2020

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Captain Sam Cane has received the top honour at the 2020 ASB Rugby Awards tonight, claiming the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial award for overall Player of the Year, after also picking up the All...

Aaron Smith nominated for three New Zealand Rugby Awards

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand’s top rugby performers of 2020 will be recognised in a special ASB Rugby Awards TV event, with the nominees announced by New Zealand Rugby (NZR) today.   New Zealand Rugby Chief...

Erasmus, Jones, Habana, O’Driscoll & Robinson appointed to World Rugby interim committees

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus, Melodie Robinson, Conrad Smith and Bryan Habana are among a host of leading players and coaches who have been appointed to World Rugby interim committees.   Building on a productive...