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Nz Maori Jordan Manihera joins Legion

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The San Diego Legion have added a formidable physical presence to their Major League Rugby roster in the form of Māori All Blacks international Jordan Manihera. Arriving from...

Key players return from injury for the Blues

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues welcome two long term injured players to add spark to the team to take on the Sunwolves at QBE Stadium in North Harbour on Saturday.     Loose forward Blake Gibson will make his...

Parker guides Sunwolves to first away win

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sunwolves victory over the Chiefs in the weekend was the team's first away win in over three years in Super Rugby.   Hayden Parker was faultless off the tee as the team capitalised their opportunities...

Blues Prop Mike Tamoaieta passes away aged 23

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced the sudden passing of 23-year-old Blues and North Harbour prop Michael Tamoaieta.      A much-loved partner to Helen, and father to their daughter...

New Zealand Conference: Ins and Outs

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, we continue our series by bringing you a comprehensive list of transfers which have happened...

Australian Conference: Player Ins and Outs?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, we bring you a comprehensive list of transfers which have happened in the Australian conference.       The...

Son of New Zealand Rugby League Star Hugh McGahan signs for Reds

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Reds have bolstered their backline depth for 2019 signing former Auckland Blues playmaker Matt McGahan, plus Queensland outside backs pairing Jock Campbell and Teti Tela.  McGahan...

The Chiefs snap up Rebels and NZ 7s star for 2019

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 Chiefs squad announced today won’t need to look far for inspiration when pulling on the jersey next season.   Star prop Angus Ta’avao was called into the 2018 squad as an injury...

Nonu headlines strengthened Blues squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With three exceptions, the Blues has looked to its own provincial unions and development programme to complete the line-up for the 2019 Super Rugby Championship.     Veteran All Black Centurion,...

Six new faces in Hurricanes 2019 Super Rugby squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have opted for continuity with the selection of the 2019 squad for the Super Rugby season.   There are just six new faces in new head coach John Plumtree’s 38-man squad, with dynamic...