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Argentina's Marcelo Rodriguez takes over at SANZAAR

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following its first meeting of 2021 the SANZAAR Executive Committee (Exco) has announced the appointment of Marcelo Rodriguez of the Argentina Rugby Union (UAR) as its Chairman. Furthermore, SANZAAR has...

Watch: The highlights of Caleb Clarke's debut season in the Black jersey

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

2020 was a breakout year for the son of former All Black star Eroni Clarke. Caleb Clarke was originally set to spend 2020 turning out for the All Black Sevens but with the World Sevens Series scrapped...

New Zealand 15-25 Argentina: Pumas earn historic win over All Blacks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nicolas Sanchez scored 25 points as the Pumas celebrated a memorable first win over the All Blacks.     Argentina made history by claiming their first win over New Zealand with a sensational...

“I can speak truly when I say I’ve never felt pressure to play through a head knock” - Sam Cane

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks captain Sam Cane is concerned his bouts of concussion may affect his future health.   Speaking to Radio New Zealand, Cane says rugby officials in New Zealand are focused...

Aaron Smith nominated for three New Zealand Rugby Awards

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand’s top rugby performers of 2020 will be recognised in a special ASB Rugby Awards TV event, with the nominees announced by New Zealand Rugby (NZR) today.   New Zealand Rugby Chief...

Springboks to play the All Blacks twice in New Zealand in 2021

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks are set to play the All Blacks twice in New Zealand during next year's Rugby Championship according to reports in South Africa.   As part of a tournament format change, the Boks will...

SANZAAR ponders future "Bio Bubble" tournaments

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The success of the recent Tri Nations tournament held in Australia has caused the heavyweights within SANZAAR to consider a similar format going forward.   It was the first time that all the tournament’s...

Wallaby forward banned after red card against Argentina

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies forward Lukhan Salakaia-Loto will miss the opening rounds of the 2021 Super Rugby Australia season after receiving a four-week suspension.   Salakaia-Loto pleaded guilty to a dangerous...

'The concept of a centralised Rugby Championship is very possible' - SANZAAR CEO

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The New Zealand All Blacks have been crowned Tri Nations champions following a second consecutive draw between the Wallabies and Los Pumas in Sydney. In a tightly contested tournament, two wins out of...