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Mitre 10 Cup Round 6 Preview

1 week 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...

Snubbed All Black prop returns to Canterbury front row

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black centurion Owen Franks will pull on the red and black jersey of Canterbury for the first time in almost a decade after Canterbury Head Coach Joe Maddock made six changes to his team,...

ROUND 5 HIGHLIGHTS: Manawatu v Northland - 2019

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manawatu survive a scare to win their first game of the season. Manawatu battled hard in the rain, and took a healthy lead into halftime. Northland came out in the 2nd half on a mission and...

Watch: Snubbed All Black Ngani Laumape sets up epic Mitre 10 Cup try

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having been snubbed for the All Blacks 31-man Rugby World Cup squad, live wire centre Ngani Laumape turned out for Manawatu Turbos in the Mitre 10 Cup on Friday.     The bulldozing centre...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

If the Wellington vs Counties Manukau game is anything to go by, Mitre 1 Cup Round four brings plenty of mouth-watering battles, with unbeaten Tasman and Taranaki facing off and winless Southland...

ROUND 3 HIGHLIGHTS: Taranaki v Northland - 2019

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Taranaki run riot against Northland and secure a huge bonus point win. Northland looked to be in the game for periods but the game got away from them with an intercept try and a number of poor decisions...

Mitre 10 Cup Round Up: Week 3

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato is third on 10 with North Harbour and Counties Manukau sharing nine points.   Taranaki, on 14 points, sit one ahead of Hawke's Bay in the Mitre 10 Championship while Bay of Plenty are third,...

Thursday Morning Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

    World announces immediate law amendment following contentious Wales try   World Rugby has changed a rule governing restarts in the wake of George North’s contentious try for...

Four Super Rugby stars made available to the All Black sevens

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens’ quest for Olympic gold in Tokyo next year has been given a major boost, with four Super Rugby players set to join the 2019/2020 campaign.     Caleb Clarke (Blues,...