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All Blacks squad named for Steinlager Ultra Low Carb Series

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Barrett has been named as the new All Blacks captain, with a 32-strong squad including five uncapped players announced today ahead of the 2024 Steinlager Ultra Low Carb Series.The squad selected...

Scott Barrett and Codie Taylor recommit to New Zealand Rugby until 2027

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Senior All Blacks Scott Barrett and Codie Taylor have extended their commitment to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) through to the 2027 Rugby World Cup.The new deal will extend both players existing contracts for...

Black Ferns Pacific Four Series squad named

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns coaches Allan Bunting, Steve Jackson, Mike Delany, Tony Christie and Dan Cron have named a 30-strong squad for the Pacific Four Series including three home Tests in Hamilton, Auckland and Christchurch.The...

Jordie Barrett commits to New Zealand Rugby beyond Rugby World Cup, confirms sabbatical

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jordie Barrett has become the first All Black to commit his services to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) beyond the 2027 Rugby World Cup. The 27-year-old has put pen to paper on a new deal that will see him...

Top referees selected in new-look development programme

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new-look development referee programme has been introduced in 2024 and features more than 70 of the country's leading referees.The programme sees the traditional High Performance squad disbanded in favour...

Ardie Savea wins top prize at ASB Rugby Awards

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A month after claiming World Rugby’s biggest prize, Ardie Savea has claimed the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial Player of the Year at this evening’s ASB Rugby Awards. It is the second time Savea...

Beauden Barrett recommits to New Zealand Rugby until 2027

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett will play rugby in New Zealand for the next four years after re-signing with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Blues until the end of 2027.Barrett is currently in Japan playing for Toyota...

Hurricanes Poua 2024 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki Squad named

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have announced their 2024 Hurricanes Poua squad for the upcoming Sky Super Rugby Aupiki competition. Hurricanes Poua Head Coach Ngatai Walker has named an exciting squad with 13 new...

Moana Pasifika gear up to take the 2024 season by storm

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new wave of Moana Pasifika talent is set to light up DHL Super Rugby Pacific in 2024.  Twenty newly contracted players headline the 38-man squad. The team boasts 19 players that featured at...

The Chiefs are ready to begin their 2024 season as they name squad without All Blacks captain

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clayton McMillan has confirmed the 38-man Gallagher Chiefs squad to contest the 2024 DHL Super Rugby Pacific competition.There are nine current All Blacks featured in the refreshed side, eight new signings...