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Six Bizarre Signings In Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

With rugby becoming more and more of professional each year, the more players will move around.   There have been plenty of fantastic signings over the years for many of clubs but we have a look...

Centre Role For One Test All Black Josh Ioane In Season Opener

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders Head Coach, Aaron Mauger, has selected six Highlander debutants in his team to play the Sharks in the season opener at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Friday.     One-test All Black Josh...

Adam Thomson joins Chiefs

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black Adam Thomson has signed a deal with the Chiefs two years after recovering from a spine injury.   The 37-year-old is one of eight replacement players training with...

The Highlanders lose another youngster to injury

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Otago and Highlanders’ hooker Ricky Jackson has been forced out of the 2020 Super Rugby season with an ankle injury sustained during training pre-Christmas.   After extensive investigations...

New Zealand Rugby Awards Nominees

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Thursday New Zealand Rugby will have their awards.   New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Steve Tew said:  “Congratulations to all those nominated for awards.  Every year, the ASB...

Crusaders announce new-look 2020 Super Rugby squad

4 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,...

HIGHLIGHTS: Hawkes Bay v Otago (Championship Semifinal)

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Incredible game that was a thrill a minute and took us into Extra Time as the Magpies managed to wrap the game up after it was anyone's game at one stage. Brilliant display from both sides as Hawkes Bay...

ROUND 9 HIGHLIGHTS: Auckland v Southland – 2019

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Auckland get the job done. They needed a big win and they well and truly delivered. Auckland 10 tries and besides 10 minutes in before halftime, they were never really under pressure. The win puts them in with a chance now. They need to hold thumbs while Canterbury go to Otago...

ROUND 9 HIGHLIGHTS: Otago v Canterbury – Ranfurly Shield

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury have won the Ranfurly Shield off Otago in an exciting game where they took a comfortable lead but were put under pressure towards the end following a 50m intercept try by Adam Thompson

Mitre 10 Cup Round 7 Round Up

6 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...