Renee Holmes rugby player
Renee Holmes rugby player

Renee Holmes

21st Dec 1999 1.70m/77kg Fullback

Talent aplenty for 2023 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki squads

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the success of the Rugby World Cup, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has contracted 105 players across the Blues, Chiefs Manawa, Hurricanes Poua, and Matatū for the 2023 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki season. Among...

Black Ferns beat the Red Roses to win the Rugby World Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand became the first host nation to win a women's Rugby World Cup as they beat 14-player England at Eden Park. New Zealand became the first host nation to win a women’s Rugby World Cup as...

Black Ferns team named for Rugby World Cup Final

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Black Ferns team to face England for the Rugby World Cup title, at a sold-out Eden Park this Saturday, has been named. Black Ferns coaches have made just one injury-enforced change to their match-day...

Black Ferns edge France and move into the RWC Final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand held on to book a fifth Rugby World Cup final meeting with England, winning an intense semi-final 25-24 against France. The Black Ferns, who first trailed Les Bleues in the fifth minute, took...

Renee Holmes will start at full-back for New Zealand in their Rugby World Cup 2021 semi-final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Renee Holmes will start at full-back for New Zealand in their Rugby World Cup 2021 semi-final with France at Eden Park on 5 November.   New Zealand director of rugby Wayne Smith has named his team...

Portia Woodman is one of six players returning to the New Zealand starting line-up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Portia Woodman scored two tries in the Pool A meeting with Wales and is one of six players returning to the New Zealand starting line-up for their quarter-final in Whangārei on 29 October.   New...

Co-Captain Kennedy Simon makes her return for Black Ferns quarter-final clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns coaches have named a powerful match day 23 for their Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Wales, with the return of co-captain Kennedy Simon from injury. Simon will make her World Cup debut...

New Zealand crush Scotland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand made sure that they will head into the Rugby World Cup 2021 quarter-finals with 15 points from a possible 15 in Pool A by turning on the style against Scotland. The Black Ferns are...

Arihiana Marino-Tauhinu named to captain Black Ferns in final pool fixture

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns halfback Arihiana Marino-Tauhinu will lead the Black Ferns in their final pool match of the Rugby World Cup when they face Scotland at the Northland Events Centre in Whangārei on Saturday...

All the lineups for the opening weekend of the 2021 Rugby World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for the opening weekend of the 2021 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.   TEAM NEWS HEADLINES   South Africa v France   Zenay Jordaan will become South Africa’s...