Eddie Jones plans to lure Blues sensation Hoskins Sotutu to England - report

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England boss Eddie Jones is reportedly keen to lure Blues' sensation Hoskin Sotutu to England after the highly rated and inform Auckland no.8 revealed that he qualifies for England via his mother.     The...

Rising Star | The 22-year-old who could be ready to take over from Ben Smith

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby is back in full swing in New Zealand with capacity crowds and exhilarating action in Super Rugby. The return of rugby to our screens also sees the return of a number of talking points...

Five Reasons Why Round Two Of Super Rugby Aotearoa Will Be Even Better Than Round One

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a blockbuster opening round of Super Rugby Aotearoa, New Zealand prepares for round two of the competition with the second round of action promising to better the spills and thrills of the first. The...

Blues debutant Barrett savours 'celebration of rugby' at sold-out Eden Park

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two-time World Rugby player of the year Beauden Barrett had the last laugh at Eden Park after getting caught up in a Hurricanes celebration.     Beauden Barrett revelled in a "celebration...

FULL REPLAY | 2015 Super Rugby Quarter-final: Stormers vs Brumbies

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Take a look back the 2015 Super Rugby quarter-final clash between the Stormers and Brumbies.      

ANALYSIS: Harlequins' New Fleet-Footed South African Speedster Tyrone Green

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins announced the signing of promising young fullback/wing, Tyrone Green on Wednesday and while the signing of the young South African may not have caused the same kind of stir of...

Three Ways The Blues Could Line Up With Beauden Barrett And Dan Carter

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Dan Carter having signed with the Blues for Super Rugby Aotearoa, Blues head coach Leon MacDonald has a selection headache on his hands, one he will be happy to have.   MacDonald...

The Exciting Line Up Of Players Heading to Europe

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

When Rugby eventually returns a number of new names will be heading to Europe to ply their trade at a new club.   We take a look at some of the biggest names who will be making their first appearance...

Five Youngsters To Watch During Super Rugby Aotearoa - Forwards

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The countdown to Super Rugby Aotearoa is on as we await the first rugby to hit our screens since the global pandemic stalled rugby competitions worldwide.   With the Aotearoa...

The Breakdown: May 20, 2020

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand's Director-General of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, joins the panel, alongside Minister of Finance and Sport Grant Robertson, Crusaders coach Scott Robertson & Blues skipper Patrick Tuipulotu.