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Rising Star Du’Plessis Kirifi’s Re-Signs With The Hurricanes

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have announced that the contract extension of emerging talent, Du’Plessis Kirifi, until 2023. The 23-year-old flanker has nearly been with the club for two full seasons,...

What If The Springboks Needed To Select Players From Europe and Australasia For The Rugby Championship?

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienaber is set to kick off his tenure as the new Springbok coach during the Rugby Championship which is set to be held exclusively in New Zealand. However, Nienaber has...

The King's Debut - Carlos Spencer's first All Black test

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The magic of “King Carlos” delighted the global rugby community for the better part of 16 years.   His professional career started in 1994, in the colours of Auckland, and what was clear...

Super Rugby Aotearoa Wrap Up - Round 7

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 7 of Super Rugby Aotearoa threw a major surprise to the fans when the Crusaders suffered their first defeat of the competition to a determined Hurricanes outfit while the Blues kept their hopes alive,...

Super Rugby Team Of The Week

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another exciting weekend of rugby in Australiasia saw the Melbourne Rebels beat the Waratahs, the Hurricanes end the Crusaders 36 unbeaten run at home, the Brumbies breeze past Western Force and the Hurricanes...

'See you soon' - Ardie Savea adds fuel to Julian's return to the Hurricanes

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux Begles bound Ben Lam featured in his 50th and final appearance for the Hurricanes on Saturday with his side giving him a perfect send off with a 34-32 victory over the Crusaders.    Lam’s...

Beauden Barrett responds to boos at his old home ground

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues and All Blacks playmaker Beauden Barrett was less than impressed with the welcome he received from his former hometown fans when the Blues visited the Hurricanes last week in Super Rugby Aotearoa.   The All...

Top Stories of the Week

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six Nations respond to Fiji claims that they are joining the tournament   Following the Fijian Rugby Union's claim that the Flying Fijians are on the verge of joining the Six Nations...

Elliott Obatoyinbo signs new Saracens contract

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed that Elliott Obatoyinbo has committed his future to the club until 2022. The 21-year-old has signed a new two-year contract and will graduate from the Senior Academy into...

Ben Lam starts his 50th and final appearance for the Hurricanes

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes winger Ben Lam will play his 50th and final game for the Wellington-based side when they take on the Crusaders in Christchurch this Saturday.   Lam’s been with the Hurricanes...