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Mitre 10 Cup Round 6 Preview

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mitre 10 Cup is at its halfway point with round six bringing plenty of must-win match-ups as the battle for playoff spots in both the Premiership and Championship heats up.     Waikato v Hawke’s...

ROUND 5 HIGHLIGHTS: Otago v Taranaki (RS) - 2019

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Otago have won the Ranfurley Shield with an impressive performance against Taranaki. It was a back and fourth game but Otago...

ROUND 4 HIGHLIGHTS: Taranaki v Tasman - 2019

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a game from both teams today. Tasman came at Taranaki with all they had and pushed the men in yellow extremely hard. Taranaki made sure they didn't go down easily though and made an impressive number...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

If the Wellington vs Counties Manukau game is anything to go by, Mitre 1 Cup Round four brings plenty of mouth-watering battles, with unbeaten Tasman and Taranaki facing off and winless Southland...

ROUND 3 HIGHLIGHTS: Taranaki v Northland - 2019

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Taranaki run riot against Northland and secure a huge bonus point win. Northland looked to be in the game for periods but the game got away from them with an intercept try and a number of poor decisions...

Mitre 10 Cup Round Up: Week 3

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato is third on 10 with North Harbour and Counties Manukau sharing nine points.   Taranaki, on 14 points, sit one ahead of Hawke's Bay in the Mitre 10 Championship while Bay of Plenty are third,...

Mitre 10 Cup Round Two Highlights: Manawatu v Taranaki

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a rare sight in Palmerston North with pools of water covering the ground and the rugby reflected it. The home team scored two good tries with skills making light of the conditions but a penalty...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 2 Highlights: Northland v Auckland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Auckland get their first win after their draw last week. They put in a commanding performance to leave Northland wondering what happened. Northland struggled to keep the ball for most of the game and when...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 1 Highlights: Manawatu v Hawke’s Bay

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hawkes Bay broke down Manawatu in horrible condition to earn a bonus-point win. Manawatu started brilliantly to take an early lead, but after that it was all Hawke Bay. Slowly staying in the game and edging themselves in front. Manawatu could not handle their strong set-pieces. Hawkes Bay host Wellington...

Mitre 10 Cup Round 1 Highlights: Counties Manukau v Taranaki

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Counties Manukau came into the game as the underdogs having lost most of their games against Taranaki. Sonny Bill Williams played an impressive game of rugby as he had to prove himself but it was...