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Ratings: New Zealand v Sotuh Africa - Rugby World Cup

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks and Springboks met for the 99th time on Saturday as the two sides kicked off their respective Rugby World Cup campaigns.     Nothing separated the two sides from their past...

The experts' tips for success in Japan

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup, three Omnisport writers take a look at the main talking points for the tournament in Japan.       It is little surprise to see powerhouses New Zealand...

Five breakthrough talents to watch in Japan

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, we look at five young players capable of making their mark on the international stage.         The Rugby World Cup is the greatest...

Mo'unga to be 'fully fit and available' to face South Africa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks' head coach Steve Hansen and his fellow selectors have confirmed that playmaker Richie Mo'unga will be "fully fit and available" for the clash with the Springboks on September...

Highlanders add four players to 2020 Super Rugby squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have recruited Mitchell Hunt, Jona Nareki, Ngane Punivai and Connor Garden-Bachop for the 2020 season. Hunt an experienced player with 42 Super games to his name can play fullback or first-five...

Four Super Rugby stars made available to the All Black sevens

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens’ quest for Olympic gold in Tokyo next year has been given a major boost, with four Super Rugby players set to join the 2019/2020 campaign.     Caleb Clarke (Blues,...

Ratings: New Zealand v Australia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks bounced back from a joint-highest defeat last weekend to comprehensively beat the Wallabies at Eden Park.   We have rated the two starting line ups out of a possible 10.   All...

All Black demolish the Australians to secure the Bledisloe

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Many All Black supporters would've been made to feel very uncomfortable this week as they came into this week rather bruised. This was after they finished the Rugby Championship in the bottom half, the...

Key trio sign new deals with the Hurricanes

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three key players have extended their stay with the Hurricanes ahead of the 2020 Super Rugby season.   Deadly finisher Wes Goosen and exciting young midfielder Peter Umaga-Jensen have signed...

EXCLUSIVE: Omar Mouneimne on the duel between modern attack and modern defence

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A professional coach of 14 years, Omar Mouneimne is one of the best in the business when it comes to defence.     He has worked in all the top-flight leagues in World Rugby. Omar has teamed...