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All Blacks name squad for 2021 Rugby Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named their squad for the 2021 edition of the Rugby Championship.         🎥...

Pari Pari Parkinson returns for Maori All Blacks

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Maori All Blacks team has been named to play Manu Samoa at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on Saturday 3 July.   Head Coach Clayton McMillan (Ngāi Te Rangi/Ngāi Tamawhariua/Te Rangihouhiri) has...

Nine debuts in Tonga's team to face the All Blacks

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga have included nine new caps in its starting XV to play the All Blacks in the first game of the Steinlager Series at Mt Smart Stadium on Saturday.   Four of their substitutes could also...

Leinster's Academy Manager McNamara heads to South Africa

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby Academy manager Noel McNamara has been appointed to a senior coaching role with a South African URC franchise.   Noel was head coach of the Ireland U-20s from 2018 to 2020 winning...

Introducing: The 5 Uncapped Players In the 2021 All Blacks Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named the squad for the 2021 Steinlager Series Tests against Fiji and Tonga.   Here...

All Blacks name squad for Tonga and Fiji tests

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named the squad for the 2021 Steinlager Series Tests against Fiji and Tonga.   The...

Newcastle Falcons hang onto Collett

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Openside flanker Connor Collett has announced he will be staying at Newcastle Falcons for another season.    The 25 year-old joined the northern English outfit from North Harbour...

Saints sign Samoa international Brandon Nansen

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints today announce the signing of Samoa international Brandon Nansen.     Welcome, Brandon 🙌The @manusamoa international is headed for Franklin’s Gardens in 2021/22...

New Zealand Rugby 2021 National Referee Squad Announced

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has announced the 2021 High Performance Referee Squad which will oversee all national competitions.   High Performance Referee Manager Bryce Lawrence said:   "We're really...

Blues talisman James Parsons announces his retirement

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues talisman James Parsons has today announced that he has decided to retire from all rugby.   Parsons finishes as the fourth highest capped Blues player (115 games) behind Keven Mealaumu, Jerome...