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League convert set for Waratahs Super Rugby debut

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The NSW Waratahs are headed to McDonald Jones Stadium – their second visit to the Hunter in as many seasons – taking on the Auckland Blues.   It's a largely unchanged...

Faiva & Baravalle sign new Benetton deals

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby Treviso has announced contract extensions of two hookers: Hame Faiva and Tomas Baravalle until June 30, 2022 with an option for a further season.     📄✍🏻 Hame...

Brumbies, Chiefs begin Super Rugby season with stunning comebacks

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland rung the changes with the Chiefs behind and was rewarded with victory, while the Brumbies also triumphed.   The Brumbies and the Chiefs produced impressive second-half fightbacks...

The first try of the Super Rugby season did not disappoint!

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues and Chiefs kicked off the 2020 Super Rugby season at Eden Park on Friday.   The Blues got off to a wonderful start with USA International Tony Lamborn scoring on his debut for the Auckland-based...

Wales to return to Japan in 2020

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales will return to Japan in 2020 to kick off their Summer Tour.   Wayne Pivac’s side will return to Japan to face the Brave Blossoms at the end of June before heading further south to New...

The Highlanders lose another youngster to injury

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Otago and Highlanders’ hooker Ricky Jackson has been forced out of the 2020 Super Rugby season with an ankle injury sustained during training pre-Christmas.   After extensive investigations...

Barrett's Blues debut to come in April

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black and now Blues' playmaker Beauden Barrett is set to only make his debut with his new side in April next year, with Blues fans made to wait to see their new signing in action.   The star...

'Should of been Scott Robertson' - Fans and media react to Ian Foster's appointment as the new All Blacks head coach

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster's appointment as the new All Blacks head coach hasn't been a popular pick in New Zealand with a number of fans reacting negatively to the announcement on Wednesday.     54-year-old...

New Zealand Rugby Awards Nominees

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Thursday New Zealand Rugby will have their awards.   New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Steve Tew said:  “Congratulations to all those nominated for awards.  Every year, the ASB...

Jacob Umaga signs new Wasps deal

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have announced that Academy graduate Jacob Umaga has signed a new first-team deal.     Umaga was one of eight Senior Academy players to graduate into the first-team set-up last...