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Watch James Small in his prime, scoring twice against Waikato for the Springboks in 1994

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Watch James Small in his prime, scoring twice against Waikato for the Springboks in 1994 during the tour of New Zealand. Small combined first with Andre Joubert and then with Chester Williams to score...

New Zealand Rugby Awards 2020

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Captain Sam Cane has received the top honour at the 2020 ASB Rugby Awards tonight, claiming the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial award for overall Player of the Year, after also picking up the All...

Aaron Smith nominated for three New Zealand Rugby Awards

1 month 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...

Details revealed for Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Super Rugby Trans-Tasman 2021 draw has been finalised with the five-week competition kicking off in Dunedin where the Highlanders will host the Queensland Reds at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Friday, 14...

2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa squads confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experience and continuity run through the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa squads announced today with just 26 rookies across New Zealand’s five clubs and just nine player transfers.     The...

Chiefs confirm 11 new signings including two former Hurricanes and two highly rated halfbacks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs have confirmed their squad for the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa season and Trans-Tasman competitions.   With Warren Gatland working with the British and Irish Lions, Clayton McMillan will...

Brad Weber extends Chiefs stay

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black and Chiefs halfback Brad Weber has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Chiefs for another year.   The 29-year-old debuted for the Chiefs in 2014. Since his Super Rugby debut,...

All the Action from the Mitre 10 Cup Semis

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finals of the Mitre 10 Cup are done and dusted and have yielded the names of the finalists to compete in the Premiership and Championship divisions.   Otago vs Northland:   In a...

Alaimalo signs three-year deal with Highlanders

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Solomon Alaimalo has signed a three-year deal with the Highlanders. Alaimalo has played most of his rugby in the North Island making his first-class debut for Northland in 2016 before a single season...