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Parker guides Sunwolves to first away win

2 weeks 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...

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...

Smith and Whitelock Captain Highlanders' In Season Opener

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 Super Rugby competition gets underway in Hamilton this Friday when the Chiefs host the Highlanders. Highlanders Head Coach, Aaron Mauger, has selected largely the forward pack that has started...

2018 New Zealand Rugby Award Winners

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

• Kendra Cocksedge dominates awards taking Player of the Year, Women’s Player of the Year and Fiao’o Faamausili Medal• Black Ferns Sevens win first ever adidas New Zealand Team of...

Hansen hails outstanding Ben Smith ahead of Pau switch

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Smith's lengthy association with New Zealand Rugby will end after the 2019 World Cup when he makes the switch to Top 14 side Pau.         New Zealand coach Steve Hansen...

Ben Smith confirms departure from New Zealand at end of 2019 season

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Highlanders outside back Ben Smith has confirmed that he will be leaving New Zealand Rugby at the end of the 2019 season.     32-year-old Smith, who has played 76...

Clarke's Defence Proves Worthy

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the end it was a try in the last minute by Gerbrandt Grobler that put the nail in the coffin. However, like they say the best form of attack is defence and a strong defensive effort by Freddie...

Hisa Sasagi signs for Saracens

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

31-year-old prop Hisa Sasagi has arrived at Saracens from New Zealand provincial side Otago and will provide cover for the Premiership champions on a short-term deal.   Sasagi...

CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL HIGHLIGHTS: Waikato v Otago

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato win the Championship and by default go back into the Premiership next season. When you look at the game, it was a relatively...