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Gearing up for Round 8 of the Bunnings NPC

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 8 of the Bunnings NPC kicks off on Friday and will be played under a sombre cloud after the tragic death of Sean Wainui.   To get proceedings underway, Otago will host Canterbury at the Forsyth...

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Waikato v Taranaki

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Taranaki maintain unbeaten start to NPC with victory over Waikato in Tauranga. Taranaki have now also become the first ever Championship team to win all four of their crossover matches against Premiership...

Bunnings NPC round-up: Round 4

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman vs Waikato:    Waikato did not waste any time getting the business done against Tasman, whom the former brushed aside 39-22.        Manuwatu vs Northland:    Both Manuwatu and...

Next three weeks of Bunnings Warehouse NPC draw confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bunnings Warehouse NPC will continue for the next three weeks without Auckland-based teams as New Zealand Rugby (NZR) considers options for re-integrating Auckland, North Harbour and Counties-Manukau...

NPC round-up: Round 3

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canterbury snuck past Waikato on Friday night to get Round 3 of the NPC underway. Just one point separated the teams at the final whistle as Canterbury were declared winners by 20-19.       Wellington’s...

McKenzie & Chiefs to part ways

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato Chiefs supporters will miss the sight of the blond-haired magician that is Damian McKenzie running out in their colours as the 26 year old looks set to make the move to Japan.    Chief...