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A first loss for Gats as the Brumbies end drought and Reds thrash the Sunwolves

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australian Conference rivals the Brumbies and the Reds enjoyed big wins on Saturday, the leaders recovering from an outbreak of mumps. The Brumbies stretched their early lead at the top of Super Rugby's...

No Six Nations? No Problem: Five Fixtures To Watch This Weekend

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

We might not have Six Nations rugby to look forward to this weekend, but that does not mean that there is nothing good to watch on television this weekend.    This weekend sees the return of...

Gatland Rolls Out His All Blacks For The Clash With The Champions

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs return home to FMG Stadium Waikato on Saturday 8 February following their 37-29 victory over the Blues in their opening match of the season. Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland has named his side...

Faiva & Baravalle sign new Benetton deals

3 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...

McKenzie returns as Gatland looks for a strong finish to his first game in charge of the Chiefs

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland has named his side first side of the 2020 season which will face the Blues at Eden Park.   The selected twenty-three will see three debutants in Waikato centre Quinn...

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...

Team of the Week - Champions Cup Round 2

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The European block is complete and 2 weeks of Champions Cup Rugby has seen a few upsets and a number of World Cup stars make their way back for hteir respective clubs. This weekend was full of action with...

Highlanders Reveal Refreshed Squad for 2020

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders will have a fresh new look in 2020 with 15 players in their first season with the southern-most Super Rugby club.   There is plenty of experience in the forwards with Liam Coltman, Ash...

Crusaders announce new-look 2020 Super Rugby squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders squad for 2020 has been named, with a number of debutants in the side, and some familiar faces who will be named in the 38-man squad for the first time.    Of the 12 new Crusaders,...

Blues Super Rugby 2020 squad confirmed

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues Coach Leon MacDonald has confirmed his 40-strong Super Rugby squad, with 26 of the players from the 2019 season returning with another 4 signings who have come through the Blues development system...