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Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Preview

4 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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...

Mitre 10 Cup Round Up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thumping victory by Tasman over Wellington and a draw between defending champions Auckland and North Harbour got Mitre 10 Cup rugby off to an intriguing start at the weekend.     Adding...

Sonny Bill Williams named to start for for Counties Manukau along with former Connacht prop

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All eyes will be on Sonny Bill Williams in Counties Manakau's Mitre 10 Cup clash on Saturday as the All Blacks centre starts against Taranaki.   It will be another important step for the 52-test...

FreeJacks confirm 10 new signings

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Major League Rugby team, the New England FreeJacks have released a preliminary roster of 33 players for the 2020 Major League Rugby season.     Among the names are ten players...