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Super Rugby Aotearoa Rd 4 Highlights | Chiefs v Hurricanes

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The last game of round 4 of the Super Rugby Aotearoa, kicked off between the Chiefs and Hurricanes at the Waikato Stadium.   Both teams came into the game without a win and were seeking the...

Hurricanes survive to see off Chiefs for first win in Super Rugby Aotearoa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes claimed their first win of the Super Rugby Aotearoa season on Sunday.   Jordie Barrett returned from injury to lead the Hurricanes past the Chiefs 25-18 for their first win of the...

Team News: Chiefs lose Anton Lienert-Brown to concussion

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Damian McKenzie will start in his 80th Chiefs cap against the Hurricanes on Sunday but will do so without fellow All Black Anton Lienert-Brown who has been side-lined with a concussion.   The...

Coaches confirmed for North Island and South Island teams

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks assistant coach Brad Mooar has today confirmed the coaches for the North and South Island teams who will go head-to-head in a clash that will double up as an All Blacks trial.     Mooar...

How things stand after Round 3 of Super Rugby Aotearoa

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 3 of Super Rugby Aotearoa saw the Blues hold on tightly to their position on top of the log with a narrow victory (27-24) against a vibrant Highlanders outfit.   Will Jordan was in fine fine...

Potential North v South Island Teams

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Ian Foster confirmed on Friday that a North Island versus South Island rugby match will go ahead with the clash doubling as an All Blacks trial.   The inter-island match was...

The Deal That Set Super Rugby and Tri-Nations in Motion

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

On this day in 1995, on the eve of the iconic World Cup final between South Africa and New Zealand in Johannesburg, details pertaining to two brand new competitions; the Super 12 and the Tri-Nations.   The...

Super Rugby Aotearora: Top Players Of The Day

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

In front of 22 000 screaming fans, the Blues ended their nine-year winless drought in Hamilton this morning as they beat the Chiefs 24-12 at the Waikato Stadium.   The men from Auckland picked up...

Everything you need to know ahead of the Super Rugby Aotearoa clash between the Chiefs v Blues

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening game of round two of Super Rugby Aotearoa will see an in-form Blues side make the trip to Waikato to face Warren Gatland's Chiefs with tickets selling fast with an anticipated...

Aaron Cruden returns to the Chiefs starting XV for Blues showdown

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs will return home to FMG Stadium Waikato to take on the Blues in their first home game of the Super Rugby Aotearoa season on Saturday with Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland opting to reinstate...