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Beauden Barrett pens a new four-year deal which will see him join the Blues

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two-time World Rugby Player of the Year, All Blacks first five-eighth Beauden Barrett, has announced a new deal with New Zealand Rugby (NZR), which will see him stay in New Zealand through to the 2023...

Another Fijian joins Goneva in signing for Harlequins

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Harlequins have confirmed their second signing from Newcastle today with second rower Tevita Cavubati joining Vereniki Goneva in signing for the club.   The second row, who has been capped 23...

Chiefs coach steps down after requesting an early release

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs Head Coach Colin Cooper will step down from the Investec Super Rugby club this year with his next priority to spend time with his family, the Chiefs Rugby Club and New Zealand Rugby announced today.   Chiefs...

Gregory and Koroi return for London Sevens

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Gregory and Vilimoni Koroi return from injury to bolster the travelling squad, while Sam Dickson, Trael Joass and Niko Jones are currently sidelined.   A six week break since the last tournament...

Tuesday Morning Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Conan O’Donnell to join Sunwolves for the rest of the season   Sunwolves have announced that prop Conan O’Donnell will join the side for the rest of the season from Connacht.   O'Donnell...

Tahuriorangi re-signs with NZ Rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Chiefs halfback Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi has announced he has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby until 2021.   24-year-old Tahuriorangi, a product of Rotorua Boys' High School, headed...

World Rugby trial sees a 13-man bench used for in the Oceania Under 20 Championship

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new World Rugby trial will see 13-man benches used during New Zealand’s opening match of the Oceania Under 20 Championship against Fiji.   Following a World Rugby consultation, the U20s...

New Zealand Under 20s named first squad of 2019

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The New Zealand Under 20 team will face Australia in their first game of the year later this month. Coach Craig Philpott has named the squad to travel to the Oceania Rugby U20 Championship.   Philpott...

Chiefs duo pen new deals

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Taranaki duo Lachlan Boshier and Mitchell Brown have extended their contracts with the Chiefs Rugby Club.    Boshier, the talented 24 year old loose forward, has committed to the Chiefs Rugby...

New Zealand Conference: Ins and Outs

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, we continue our series by bringing you a comprehensive list of transfers which have happened...