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Brent Impey resigns as SANZAAR Chair

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brent Impey has today announced he will be resigning in his role as Chairman of SANZAAR – effective 31st December 2020.   Brent has held the role for the last five years but has decided the...

Agustin Pichot launches bid to become World Rugby chairman

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina's Agustin Pichot, who won 71 caps for the Pumas, announced on Sunday that he will run against incumbent Bill Beaumont to become the new chairman of World Rugby.     The 45-year-old...

SLAR: South America's first professional league

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

4 March 2020 will go down as a special day in South American rugby history as Peñarol Rugby and Selknam Rugby kick off the very first professional league on the continent.   The Inaugural...

Latest World Rankings: Georgia overtake Italy

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland, Georgia and Portugal all climb the World Rugby Rankings while Russia fall to their lowest position in over 14 years.   While there were few surprises in the Six Nations in terms of results...

Rugby Americas confirm changes to test structure

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Americas has announced changes to its senior men’s XV competition structure in order to further assist the growth of the game across the region by minimizing the conflict amongst competitions.   Americas...

Best and Brits set for final farewells at the Principality

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians squad as has joined up in Cardiff to prepare for the final match of their November tour.   Three legends of the game will be preparing to say different farewells in Wales this week.   Ireland’s...

Rory Best slots a conversion for the Barbarians with a slick left foot

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians scored seven tries to defeat Brazil 47-22 in São Paolo on Thursday.   Tries by prop Fijian prop Campese Ma’afu, Argentinian wing Bautista Ezcurra and All Black fullback...

Pete Samu and Joe Powell to Represent Barbarians

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies stars Pete Samu and Joe Powell have been selected to represent the famous Barbarians club on their three-match tour this November.    The duo will pull on the black and white hooped...

Springboks World Cup winners in Jones' Barbarians squad

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones will coach a Barbarians side including four of South Africa's Rugby World Cup winners against Fiji just two weeks after they beat his England side in the Rugby World Cup final.     Makazole...

Olympians set to make Rugby World Cup history at Japan 2019

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a historic first for the Rugby World Cup, 18 Olympians from nine nations are set to take to the field at Japan 2019, the first Rugby World Cup to be held in Asia, which begins on Friday when hosts Japan...