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All Blacks Sevens bolstered by new and experienced signings

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens will have the services of one of their most well known and experienced players through to the Tokyo Olympics, with Kurt Baker locking in his commitment through to 2020.   Baker...

Jack Goodhue credits mum's soup for getting him fit

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

    All Black centre Jack Goodhue has revealed the cure to his glandular fever that threatened his participation in the November Internationals.      Goodhue...

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

2 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

2 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,...

Myles Thoroughgood signs for Yorkshire Carnegie

2 months ago by Yorkshire Carnegie

Yorkshire have further boosted their squad for this season with the capture of two talented young players from New Zealand. 23-year-old fly-half or full-back Myles Thoroughgood has signed for the remainder...

SEMIFINAL HIGHLIGHTS: Waikato v Northland - 2018

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fantastic game of rugby. But we expecting it from these two attacking teams. Waikato really turned it on in the 2nd half and end the end were too strong for Northland, who can be very proud of their effort....

Thursday Morning Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hughes handed a six-week ban Wasps no.8 Nathan Hughes is set to miss England’s first three autumn Tests through suspension.   Hughes has been banned for six weeks after he punched Gloucester...

The Battle for Promotion in the Mitre 10 Cup

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The battle for promotion to the Premiership division of the Mitre 10 Cup kicks off this weekend with Waikato hosting Northland and Otago hosting Hawke's Bay.   Here are two sets of semi-finals:      The...

Maori All Blacks squad named for historic tour

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Maori All Blacks squad to play in the USA, Brazil and Chile for their end of year tour, has been named today.   Five players in Japan with the All Blacks will later join the Maori All Blacks...

Mitre 10 Cup HIGHLIGHTS: Bay of Plenty v Northland

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northland looked dead and buried but came out in the second half a stronger unit. The Steamers kept the visitors at bay but 2 late tries but them under huge pressure as Northland nearly mounted a remarkable...