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Wednesday Morning Round Up

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones Names Team For Final World Cup Warm Up Match   A mix and match selection strategy sees Joe Marchant named at outside centre with Piers Francis at inside centre. Owen Farrell, who captains...

Fourth Rugby World Cup looms for prolific try-scoring Canada winger DTH van der Merwe

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Kingsley Jones has announced the 31-player World Cup roster that will represent Canada at the 2019 Rugby World Cup (RWC) in Japan.   Canada is one of 20 nations that have qualified for...

Japan crowned World Rugby U20 Trophy champions

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On a thrilling final day of the World Rugby U20 Trophy in São José dos Campos, Brazil, Japan have beaten Portugal in a last gasp victory to be crowned 2019 champions and secure promotion...

Veteran Wallaby scrumhalf Will Genia to retire from test rugby

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies veteran Will Genia has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following the Rugby World Cup in Japan.  Genia became just the tenth Australian Test centurion...

The Rugby Championship could expand in 2021

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Championship could expand in 2021 with the inclusion of the likes of Fiji, Japan and the USA.   Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle said on Friday that Sanzaar had been working on...

Steve Tew to end 25-year long career in rugby administration

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) Chief Executive Steve Tew has today announced he will stand down from his role at the end of this year.   His departure will bring the curtain down on a 25-year long career...

Scarlets appoint Richard Whiffin to complete new-look coaching team

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Scarlets have completed their coaching team for next season with the appointment of Richard Whiffin as assistant attack coach.   Whiffin has been head coach of the Gloucester Academy for the...

Chile secure home test against Romania

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile have secured a home test match against Romania in June. To be played on Saturday, June 08 the home fixture for Chile is to be their first of two home June Internationals, the second being against Spain...

Monday Evening Round Up

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Billy Vunipola explains his Instagram post and is formally warned by Saracens   Saracens have issued England International Billy Vunipola a formal warning following his social media posts...

Bastareaud linked with MLR switch

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

France centre Mathieu Bastareaud could be set for a shock loan spell in the Major League in America. The midfielder had been in negotiations since January about a possible move to the Sharks in Super...