New Zealand Rugby confirm dates and schedule for Kiwi Super Rugby Aotearoa competition

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Aotearoa will kick off next month following today’s announcement that the country will move to COVID-19 alert level two on Thursday.   New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed that...

Weekend Round Up

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish strike late to thwart Saints' summit bid     Dave Porecki's last-gasp try prevented 14-man Northampton Saints from going top of the Premiership as London Irish secured a thrilling...

New Zealand Rugby Awards Nominees

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Thursday New Zealand Rugby will have their awards.   New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Steve Tew said:  “Congratulations to all those nominated for awards.  Every year, the ASB...

Wallabies to host All Blacks in Melbourne in Bledisloe opener

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies and Wallaroos will play a double-header at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne on Saturday 8 August in 2020, bringing the Bledisloe Cup to Melbourne for the first time since 2010.    Australia’s...

World Rugby Reveals the Nominees for World Player of the Year

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the shortlists for the prestigious Men’s and Women’s 15s Player of the Year awards for 2019, which will be presented at the World Rugby Awards at The Prince Park Tower...

Moore to take Black Ferns through to 2021

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns Head Coach Glenn Moore will lead the team through to the 2021 Rugby World Cup, New Zealand Rugby announced today.     For the first time the Black Ferns Head Coach role will be...

The Breakdown: How the All Blacks bounced back to retain the Bledisloe Cup

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jeff Wilson, John Plumtree, Sir John Kirwan and Ali Williams talk All Blacks, Wales climbing to number one in the world and Black Ferns skipper Les Elder joins the team in studio to wrap up their international...

2019 Super Series Round Up

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Women’s Rugby Super Series got underway last month with the top five women's teams in the world being hosted at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, part of the San Diego metropolitan...

Monday Morning Round Up

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji stun Maori All Blacks     A 62 year record was crushed in Suva as Fiji earned a comprehensive win over the Maori All Blacks. In true Fijian style they showed incredible hands and spatial...

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS: Black Ferns v England - 2019

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

All the action from the Black Ferns 28-13 victory over England in San Diego, which saw them take out the Super Series and retain their World number one ranking!