The Hurricanes partner with Japanese Top League side

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes are excited to announce a three-year partnership with leading Japanese club Ricoh Black Rams.   A long-time supporter and partner of the Hurricanes, Ricoh have extended that...

The reasoning behind the worst haircut in Rugby

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Waikato and New Zealand Maori forward Jacob Skeen was in the spotlight recently after he was pictured with one of the most outrageous haircuts you will see on a rugby pitch while playing in Japan...

Scott Robertson re-commits to the Crusaders

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders Head Coach Scott Robertson has confirmed his plans to remain in New Zealand, announcing he has re-committed to the Crusaders and New Zealand Rugby for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.    “I’m...

Scott Robertson heading abroad?

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has thrown a spanner in the works for the appointment of Steve Hansen's successor.      The former All Black flanker has admitted he could leave New...

Dan Carter named Top League MVP

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter wrapped up his first season in Japan by claiming the Top League MVP award Sunday. A day after helping his team to the league title, the Kobe Kobelco Steelers playmaker was also named Top Kicker...

Morning Round Up - News from around the globe

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

RUPA Awards:   Wallabies and Brumbies star David Pocock has won his third RUPA Medal for Excellence in Sydney.  Pocock, who also won the John Eales Medal this year, said the award carried...

Bulls announce new Super Rugby coach

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a lengthy process, The Bulls have announced Pote Human as their new Super Rugby head coach.   Human, with over 200 first class appearances, played 8th man for Eastern Province and the Freestate.    His...

Dan Carter dominates as Steelers advance to semi-finals in Japan's Top League playoffs

1 year ago by Rugby Dump

Dan Carter put in a timeless performance over the weekend as the Kobe Kobelco Steelers dismantled the Ricoh Black Rams 63-27 to advance to the Japan Top League semi-finals.

Top League Highlights: Kobe Kobelco Steelers v Ricoh Black Rams

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter stepped up to the plate for Kobe Kobelco Steelers as they head into the semi-finals after thrashing Ricoh Black Rams 63-27. The former All Black scored 28 points for his side with Fraser Anderson...

Top League Wrap Up: Giteau and Carter star in quarter final wins

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Matt Giteau's boot helps Sungoliath knock Frans Ludeke's Kubota Spears out Kwagga Smith scores as Yamaha Jubilo beat Shining Arcs Dan Carter scores 28 points as Wayne Smith's Kobe Kobelco...