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Super Rugby Stats & Facts: Chiefs vs Lions

1 day 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...

Brad Weber to lead the Chiefs with Brodie Retallick sidelined

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheifs have been dealt futher injury blows ahead of their clash with the Lions, who are bottom of the South African conference.   Injured fullback Damian McKenzie will miss the remainder of...

New Zealand Under 20s named first squad of 2019

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The New Zealand Under 20 team will face Australia in their first game of the year later this month. Coach Craig Philpott has named the squad to travel to the Oceania Rugby U20 Championship.   Philpott...

The reasoning behind the worst haircut in Rugby

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Waikato and New Zealand Maori forward Jacob Skeen was in the spotlight recently after he was pictured with one of the most outrageous haircuts you will see on a rugby pitch while playing in Japan...

Should Super Rugby's ace place kicker leave Japan?

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Highlanders flyhalf Hayden Parker has been making the headlines for his incredible goal kicking record that has seen him convert his last 32 attempts at goal for the Sunwolves.   Heading...

Watch: Brumbies debutant gifted the easiest try he will ever score

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Reds claimed a bonus point victory over the Brumbies in the final Super Rugby match of the round on Sunday but their performance was far from perfect with this blunder in the 70th minute gifting the...

Damian McKenzie's positional switch confirmed as the Chiefs look to end losing streak

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs twenty three have been named to don the 1996 Gallagher Chiefs heritage jersey when they run out at FMG Stadium Waikato to take on the Hurricanes on Friday 15 March.     Head Coach...

Nz Maori Jordan Manihera joins Legion

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The San Diego Legion have added a formidable physical presence to their Major League Rugby roster in the form of Māori All Blacks international Jordan Manihera. Arriving from...

Sunwolves face Super Rugby axe - reports

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A week on from claiming a historic win over the Chiefs in New Zealand the Sunwolves will be fearing their place in Super Rugby.     The Japanese franchise claimed their first ever win in New...

Sunwolves claim historic win over Chiefs, Crusaders march on

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sunwolves rocked the Chiefs to claim their first away Super Rugby victory and the Crusaders were too strong for the Reds.       Brad Weber described the Chiefs' stunning 30-15...