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Jamie Roberts to head Down Under

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh stalwart centre Jamie Roberts has confirmed that he will depart his current club, Dragons, having being granted early release from his contract by the club.    Roberts’ wife Nicole...

Watch: Tolu Latu sent off for swearing at referee Wayne Barnes

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies and Stade Francais hooker Tolu Latu was shown a second yellow card in the Stade Francais match against Connacht on Sunday for swearing towards referee Wayne Barnes.   His first yellow...

Throwback to when The Wolverine sang the Australian National Anthem before a Bledisloe Cup Test

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Most International rugby players, if not all, speak fondly of the times they got to stand in front of a packed stadium and belt out their national anthem.   On numerous occasions across all sports,...

Owen Farrell in doubt Six Nations opener

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones will be sweating over the fitness of England captain and centre Owen Farrell ahead of the Six Nations opener at Murrayfield.   Farrell had returned to training following an...

10 Great Sledges in Rugby

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fans and players love a good verbal joust on the pitch from time to time. While more common in the sphere of, say, cricket, a bit of sledging is no foreign concept on the rugby field. We take a look at...

World Rugby confirms Six Nations 2022 officials

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match officials for the Guinness Six Nations 2022, which kicks off on 5 February.   While the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge logistics, it has been...

Blast from the Past: "Jones wants Wilkinson to join England coaching staff"

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

After retiring in 2014, Jonny Wilkinson has been offered the opportunity to be a part of the England coaching staff by Eddie Jones.   England head coach Eddie Jones revealed he has offered Jonny...

Pieter-Steph du Toit named in the starting XV for his Japan Rugby League One debut

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok flanker and 2019 World Rugby Player of the Year, Pieter-Steph du Toit will make his return from injury this weekend debuting for Japan Rugby League One side Toyota Verblitz.     The...

Five changes to Blitzbok squad for Spain trip

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Sevens playmaker Justin Geduld will return to the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for the first time in two years after being named in the Blitzboks squad to contest the two forthcoming tournaments...

Watch: Israel Folau scores a match winner on his return to rugby union

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wallabies fullback Israel Folau made a try-scoring comeback to rugby union on Saturday dotting down in the 75th minute of Shining Arcs 23-24 win over Kobe Steelers.   With Kobe leading 18-17...