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Black Ferns touring squad for San Diego named

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

North Harbour prop Olivia Ward-Duin has been called in as injury cover for the Black Ferns squad for the 2019 Women’s Rugby Super Series, named today.   Head Coach Glenn Moore has selected...

Balancing the books and replacing the Accountant: who can replace Ben Smith after the World Cup?

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders and All Blacks will lose one of their most consistent performers after the Rugby World Cup with the always reliable Ben Smith bringing the curtain down on his test and Super Rugby career...

A stop in New Zealand before another Lions Tour for Gatland?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland will lead the British and Irish Lions on their tour to South Africa and will become just the second person to lead the side on three consecutive tours.   The current Wales head coach...

Speight makes Reds switch

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Rugby Union have confirmed Brumbies winger Henry Speight has signed with the Queensland Reds through 2021. Speight has been a hugely influential member of the Brumbies since making his...

Chiefs edge Reds having made over 200 tackles

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The fist Super Rugby game of the weekend was one purely based on rock-solid defence, as the Chiefs narrowly beat the Reds 19-13 in Waikato.   The Chiefs outscored the Reds three tries to one, but...

Gregory and Koroi return for London Sevens

1 month 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...

Sam Cane returns for the Chiefs following neck break

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs have welcomed back franchise co-captain Sam Cane ahead of their Super Rugby clash with the Blues at Eden Park on Saturday.   Cane last played against the Springboks in October last year...

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

1 month 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...

Super Rugby Team Of The Week: Round 10

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 10 of Super Rugby provided a few upsets with the Lions edging the Chiefs in Hamilton, The Sunwolves running the Hurricanes close in Japan while the Reds ended a 15-year-old drought in Durban beating...

Super Rugby Stats & Facts: Chiefs vs Lions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the Stats & Facts as the Lions are set to take on the Chiefs at FMG Stadium in Waikato on Friday in another thrilling Super Rugby match over the Easter weekend.     1. Halfback...