Mitre 10 Cup RD 3 HIGHLIGHTS | Southland v North Harbour

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the first time since 2016, Southland win back to back home matches as they battle back and sneak a win over North Harbour after the hooter. It was a frustrating game for both sides as errors and constant...

Watch: David Havili puts the All Blacks on notice with a hattrick for Tasman

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Arguably the form fullback during the 2020 Super Rugby season, Crusaders' back David Havili's Super Rugby Aotearoa season was interrupted with injuries but the 25-year-old returned to action...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 3 Preview - Wellington vs Bay Of Plenty

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bay Of Plenty’s challenge to Wellington heralds the commencement of Round 3 in this year’s Mitre 10 Cup.     Wellington did well last weekend to stem the Auckland tide, completing...

Mitre 10 Cup Preview & Line-Ups: Hawke’s Bay vs Counties Manukau

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two losing sides from Round 1 have the chance to pull their campaigns onto the winning side as Hawke’s Bay host Counties Manukau at McLean Park on Sunday afternoon.     Hawke’s...

'Gets me out of the house on a Saturday': 42-year-old legend reflects on unbelievable return

7 months ago by Rugby Dump

At 42-years-old, Jason Rutledge has become the oldest player in the modern game. He made his return to domestic rugby in New Zealand over the weekend, as the Southland Stags pulled off a win against Hawkes...

42-year-old Jason Rutledge reflects on his comeback performance

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The oldest First Class player in the modern game Jason Rutledge, talks through his match-winning cameo for the Southland Stags against Hawke's Bay in round one of the Mitre 10 Cup.

How the All Blacks fared in the opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup was a special one as the bulk of the All Blacks squad were made available to their regional sides, an extremely rare occurrence as New Zealand's...

All the action from Round 1 of the Mitre 10 Cup

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand domestic rugby flexed its muscles this weekend with Round 1 of the Mitre 10 Cup getting underway in style with some great displays.   Canterbury, Waikato, Auckland, Tasman, Northland,...

Jason Rutledge set to topple 112-year provincial record

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

42-year-old front-rower Jason Rutledge is set to become the oldest player to play for Southland after being named in the side's bench to face Hawke's Bay in the Round 1 of the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup.         The...