Rob Thompson rugby player
Rob Thompson rugby player

Rob Thompson

29th Aug 1991 1.84m/103kg Outside Centre

Former All Blacks take centre stage in round two of the Top League

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights led the two conferences in the Top League after two rounds of action.   Sungoliath claimed a comfortable 14-31 victory over Honda in round two while...

Liam Squire's return and Japan star headline Highlanders 2021 squad

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are six new faces and two returning familiar faces among the Highlanders squad announced today. The squad features 22 forwards and 17 backs and will again be co-captained by Ash Dixon and Aaron Smith.   A...

Team News: Aaron Cruden and Josh Ioane benched for Sunday's clash

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs return home refreshed after their bye week to take on the Highlanders at FMG Stadium Waikato on Sunday 19 July in round six of Super Rugby Aotearoa with both the Chiefs and Highlanders...

Team News: Hurricanes v Highlanders

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have won the last four games at Sky Stadium against the Highlanders. Due to minor injuries, Dane Coles, Fraser Armstrong, Gareth Evans and Reed Prinsep have not been included in the...

Team News: The Highlanders are forced into changes ahead of Crusaders clash

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aaron Mauger has named a fresh for the front row for the Highlanders clash with the Crusaders at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.     Injuries have had an impact on Maugers’...

Super Rugby Aotearora TOTW - Round 3

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues went on to earn their 7th straight win and 3rd in the competition, here is a look at our Team of the Week       1 Alex Hodgman - Blues:   Huge performance by Hodgman...

Team News: The Blues and Highlanders line ups for Round Three Of Super Rugby Aotearoa

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round three of Super Rugby Aotearoa sees the unbeaten and table topping Blues face off against the Highlanders, who stunned the Chiefs in the opening round of the competition before enjoying a bye.   On...

Gatland snatches thrilling victory on joyous Super Rugby return

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a family affair at Forsyth Barr Stadium, with Bryn Gatland securing victory over the Highlanders over Warren Gatland's Chiefs.     Bryn Gatland sensationally claimed the family bragging...

Team News: Beauden Barrett and Ardie Savea return for round one of Super Rugby Aotearoa

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Aotearoa will be the first professional rugby competition in the world to have fans return en-masse in the Covid-19 era when the competition kicks off in Dunedin on Saturday.   The opening...

Chiefs and Highlanders confirm their line ups for Super Rugby Aotearoa

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland and Highlanders Head Coach Aaron Mauger, have both confirmed their line ups for the opening game of Super Rugby Aotearoa on Saturday.   For the first...