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Sean Maitland to retire from rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SARACENS CAN TODAY REVEAL THAT SEAN MAITLAND WILL RETIRE FROM RUGBY AT THE END OF THE SEASON. The winger, who has been at the forefront of the game for well over a decade will hang up his boots after...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Semi-fianls preview

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights (1) v Yokohama Canon Eagles (4)Saturday May 18 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo, 2.05pm (JT) Just how long can this continue?It’s now over a decade since...

Black Ferns Pacific Four Series squad named

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Black Ferns coaches Allan Bunting, Steve Jackson, Mike Delany, Tony Christie and Dan Cron have named a 30-strong squad for the Pacific Four Series including three home Tests in Hamilton, Auckland and Christchurch.The...

New Zealand U20 team named to play South Africa U20

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes and Manawatū hooker Vernon Bason will captain the New Zealand Under 20 team against South Africa in the opening match of the inaugural Rugby Championship Under 20 Tournament at Sunshine Coast...

Jack Mesley appointed CEO of Super Rugby Pacific

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sydney-based Mesley, who will commence in the role on 22 July, boasts more than 20 years of professional experience in marketing and operations, and currently holds the position of Chief Commercial Officer...

Highlanders reshuffle in search for winning combination

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the second leg of their Australian tour, Head Coach Clarke Dermody has made several changes to the team that went down to the Rebels in Melbourne. No doubt keen return with some points from the two-match...

Queensland Reds unveil 2024 Anzac jersey

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Queensland Reds players James O'Connor and Zane Nonggorr spoke to media this morning to unveil the 2024 Anzac jersey, to be worn during the Round 10 Super Rugby Pacific clash against the Blues at Suncorp...

Crusaders Mid Season Injury Update & review

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three long-term injured Crusaders have returned to full training and are on track to be selectable for the Round 8 versus the Waratahs. They’ve been working diligently through their rehabilitation...

All Black great Samuel Whitelock announces retirement from professional rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samuel Whitelock has announced he will retire from all professional rugby at the end of the current club season in France where he is playing for Pau.The 35-year-old has called time on an illustrious professional...

Highlanders welcome back de Groot for Final Pre-Season game

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have included All Black, Ethan de Groot, for this week’s pre-season clash set to take place in Methven. This Friday’s match will see the Highlanders take on the Crusaders, who...