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Mitre 10 Cup Round 1 Highlights: Bay of Plenty v Otago

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bay of Plenty scored 50 points against Otago for the first time in their history to get the perfect start to Mitre 10 Cup 2019. Otago had no answer for the powerful scrums and quick slick backs. Bay of...

Mitre 10 Cup Round Up

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thumping victory by Tasman over Wellington and a draw between defending champions Auckland and North Harbour got Mitre 10 Cup rugby off to an intriguing start at the weekend.     Adding...

Henry Purdy to join Coventry Rugby in November

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Coventry Rugby has today confirmed that Henry Purdy will be joining the club from the start of November 2019.   The 25-year-old outside back is currently in New Zealand with Otago, whose Mitre...

FreeJacks confirm 10 new signings

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Major League Rugby team, the New England FreeJacks have released a preliminary roster of 33 players for the 2020 Major League Rugby season.     Among the names are ten players...

Shae Tucker signs for Cornish Pirates

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cornish Pirates can confirm that New Zealand-born centre Shae Tucker, aged 23, has signed a two-year contract with the club.     Growing up in Napier, Shae played junior rugby from an...

Thursday Morning Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former France Captain Retires   Former France captain and hooker Dimitri Szarzewski has announced his retirement from all rugby due to the effects of an accumulation of injuries.   "All these...

Sunwolves head coach Tony Brown returns to the Highlanders

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sunwolves Head coach Tony Brown will return to a coaching role with the Highlanders in 2020, the franchise confirmed on Thursday.   The former Otago and Highlanders player, Head Coach, and assistant...

Brown linked with Highlanders return

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sunwolves head coach Tony Brown is being tipped to return to the Highlanders following the news that assistant coach Glenn Delany will leave the franchise at the end of the season.   Glenn Delaney...

Gregory and Koroi return for London Sevens

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Gregory and Vilimoni Koroi return from injury to bolster the travelling squad, while Sam Dickson, Trael Joass and Niko Jones are currently sidelined.   A six week break since the last tournament...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jesse Kriel snubs UK interest to sign Japanese deal   Following the news that Handre Pollard will leave the Bulls at the end of the season while RG Snyman is set to miss the 2020 season while off...