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All Blacks Player Ratings v Australia - Bledisloe III

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand retained the Bledisloe Cup after a convincing 43-5 hammering of Australia in what was also the start of the Tri-Nations Championship.   New Zealand wrapped up the Bledisloe Cup...

Wallabies Player Ratings v New Zealand - Bledisloe III

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The All Blacks inflicted a record defeat on Wallabies to retain Bledisloe Cup in the Tri-Nations opener on Saturday. The Wallabies had a forgettable night as the All Blacks retained the Bledisloe...

Wallabies form a boomerang formation in response to the Haka

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies were challenged by former Wallabies coach Alan Jones to challenge the All Blacks' haka in a column for The Australian  in the build up to the third Bledisloe Cup test and...

Hoskins Sotutu gets his first test start while Ngani Laumape returns for the All Blacks

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Australia in the third Bledisloe Cup and first Tri Nations Test at ANZ Stadium, Sydney, on Saturday 31 October .   The matchday 23 features the selection...

Wallabies ring the changes for Bledisloe III

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has named debutants Noah Lolesio and Irae Simone in the starting XV for Saturday must-win Test against New Zealand at ANZ Stadium in Sydney.     20-year-old Lolesio...

Wallaby players vote against taking a knee for BLM movement and explain why

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a unanimous vote by the players, the Wallabies have ruled out taking a knee during the national anthem in support of the Black Lives Matter movement in next Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup Test...

Tri-Nations Launched Following South Africa's withdrawal

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

SANZAAR has announced today that the South African team will not travel to Australia to play in The Rugby Championship 2020 against Argentina, Australia and New Zealand. Due to several factors, including...

Dates, times and venues confirmed for the 2020 Rugby Championship

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

SANZAAR and tournament hosts, Rugby Australia, have today announced a revised draw for the 2020 Rugby Championship. The 12-match tournament will now be played across seven weeks with Australia’s...

REPORT: Dave Rennie to hand out at least three starting debuts against the All Blacks

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dave Rennie will start three uncapped Queensland Reds players when he names his first matchday 23 to face the All Blacks on Sunday.   This is according to a report by Sam Phillips and Tom Decent...

The greatest Bledisloe Cup game of all time: Sydney, 2000

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A chord of excitement was struck early on 15 July 2000 and reverberated through the Antipodes, rising patiently and with strength, like a great bubble, as members of a 109 874 crowd filed into Stadium...