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Potential North v South Island Teams

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster confirmed on Friday that a North Island versus South Island rugby match will go ahead with the clash doubling as an All Blacks trial.   The inter-island match was...

Ian Foster reveals the eligibility for the highly anticipated North v South All Blacks trial

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has revealed the criteria for the North Island versus South Island clash that will double up as an All Blacks trial.   The clash is set to take place on August...

Team News: The Blues and Highlanders line ups for Round Three Of Super Rugby Aotearoa

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round three of Super Rugby Aotearoa sees the unbeaten and table topping Blues face off against the Highlanders, who stunned the Chiefs in the opening round of the competition before enjoying a bye.   On...

Team News: Beauden Barrett and Ardie Savea return for round one of Super Rugby Aotearoa

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Aotearoa will be the first professional rugby competition in the world to have fans return en-masse in the Covid-19 era when the competition kicks off in Dunedin on Saturday.   The opening...

Toulon sign Rhys Webb's replacement

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their search for a replacement to fill the void left by Rhys Webb, Toulon have reportedly signed Tongan scrum-half Sonatane Takulua.     According to French publications...

Crusaders announce new-look 2020 Super Rugby squad

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders squad for 2020 has been named, with a number of debutants in the side, and some familiar faces who will be named in the 38-man squad for the first time.    Of the 12 new Crusaders,...

Blues Super Rugby 2020 squad confirmed

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues Coach Leon MacDonald has confirmed his 40-strong Super Rugby squad, with 26 of the players from the 2019 season returning with another 4 signings who have come through the Blues development system...

The Chiefs confirm Gatland's 2020 coaching team

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs have announced the coaching team which will be joining Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland for the 2020 Super Rugby season.   Former Gallagher Chiefs first five-eighth and New Zealand Under...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 7 Round Up

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato gave Mitre 10 Premiership leaders Tasman plenty to think about before the southerners came home strongly to take the win in Hamilton on Saturday.     It was an impressive...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 6 Preview

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mitre 10 Cup is at its halfway point with round six bringing plenty of must-win match-ups as the battle for playoff spots in both the Premiership and Championship heats up.     Waikato v Hawke’s...