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Leicester Tigers confirm the departure of five players including Manu Tuilagi

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the departure of five players including England centre Manu Tuilagi.     Leicester Tigers chief executive Andrea Pinchen confirmed that England stars Tuilagi...

Possible legal battle rearing its head at Leicester

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

A group of players currently contracted to Leicester Tigers are, according to the Telegraph, reportedly investigating the possibility of taking legal action against the club on issues pertaining to salary...

Saints announce 10% pay cut for players and staff

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints have announced that all club employees (including players) will receive a 10% salary cut to aid the club in coping with the rugby hiatus which has been a consequence of the Covid-19...

Australian players accept 30% pay cut

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to Skysports.com, it is reported that Australian rugby players have accepted a 30% pay cut which will last until the end of September.   Rob Clarke, chief executive of Rugby Australia...

Like Father, Like Sons - Kevin, Kane, Beauden, Scott & Jordie Barrett

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barrett brothers have taken the rugby world by storm in recent years. While the name of Kane Barrett is less widely known – as the lock/flanker was forced into early retirement after multiple...

Like Father, Like Son - Waisake and Hoskins Sotutu

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the most exciting elements to gain recognition from the first two rounds of Super Rugby Aotearoa has been the prodigious form and presence of Blues number 8 Hoskins Sotutu. By all accounts, Sotutu’s...

Bulls Axe Josh Strauss

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

After just six appearances for the Pretoria-based Bulls, Josh Strauss has been informed that his services to the franchise are no longer required.   Strauss signed a two year deal with the...

Beale calls time on his days with the Waratahs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reports out of Australia indicate that Wallaby stalwart, Kurtley Beale, has cut ties with the New South Wales Waratahs.   The 31 year old had four months left on his contract has opted to walk away...

Big Jonah's first taste of the test match arena

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The year 1994 was the beginning of a significant era in All Black rugby; that of Jonah Lomu.   As he stood straight, hand over heart while the New Zealand national anthem played at Lancaster Park...

RPA vows to fight after Premiership teams agree salary cap reduction

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Players Association (RPA) has vowed to continue to fight for its members over contract problems as a result of Premiership clubs voting to lower the salary cap.   Premiership teams agreed...