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Reviewing Round 4 of the Bunnings NPC

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The home sides largely dominated in Round 4 of the Bunnings NPC with big wins coming for Canterbury and Waikato in particular.    Canterbury knocked over Tasman on the latter’s home turf...

Laumape joins a star studded list of foreign players who have signed for Kobe Steelers

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Powerhouse centre Ngani Laumape will continue his career in Japan after signing a three-year deal with the Kobe Steelers.   The 15-test cap All Black centre left New Zealand in 2021 to join...

14 All Blacks released to play NPC this weekend

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The following players have been released by the All Blacks to play in the Bunnings Warehouse NPC this weekend:   Counties Manukau: Nepo Laulala, Dalton Papalii, Hoskins SotutuTaranaki: Stephen...

NPC kicks off new era

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new era of the Bunnings Warehouse NPC rugby kicks off in Palmerston North this Friday where Manawatū hosts Canterbury, in the first match of a 2022 season that will see one team crowned as the national...

Black Ferns named for O’Reilly Cup Test series

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Black Ferns continue to build to the Rugby World Cup 2021, played in 2022, Director of Rugby Wayne Smith as named a 33-player squad for the upcoming two-Test series against Australia.       The...