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Mitre 10 Cup Round 6 Preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mitre 10 Cup is at its halfway point with round six bringing plenty of must-win match-ups as the battle for playoff spots in both the Premiership and Championship heats up.     Waikato v Hawke’s...

Snubbed All Black prop returns to Canterbury front row

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black centurion Owen Franks will pull on the red and black jersey of Canterbury for the first time in almost a decade after Canterbury Head Coach Joe Maddock made six changes to his team,...

ROUND 5 HIGHLIGHTS: Auckland v Canterbury - 2019

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hard fought win for the visitors thanks to 2 tries from Billy Harmon. Auckland came back into the game in the 2nd half and started to run the visitors around. Excellent effort by Luke Romano on the day

Mitre 10 Cup Round 4 Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

If the Wellington vs Counties Manukau game is anything to go by, Mitre 1 Cup Round four brings plenty of mouth-watering battles, with unbeaten Tasman and Taranaki facing off and winless Southland...

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...

Mitre 10 Cup Round Up: Week 3

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato is third on 10 with North Harbour and Counties Manukau sharing nine points.   Taranaki, on 14 points, sit one ahead of Hawke's Bay in the Mitre 10 Championship while Bay of Plenty are third,...

9 All Blacks released for Mitre 10 Cup duty

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have confirmed that 9 players from their squad will be released to attend to Mitre 10 Cup duty.     Brad Weber (Hawke's Bay) and Liam Coltman and Josh Ioane (Otago) for their...

Mitre 10 Cup Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thumping victory by Tasman over Wellington and a draw between defending champions Auckland and North Harbour got Mitre 10 Cup rugby off to an intriguing start at the weekend.     Adding...