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Sam Simmonds agrees Montpellier switch

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Simmonds is understood to have agreed a move to Montpellier ahead of next season.      Reports have indicated that the prolific back-rower will join the current Top 14 champions as...

One more show on the big stage for Zenay Jordaan

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Women will depart on their Rugby World Cup campaign in New Zealand on Saturday with various emotions and expectations, including nervous anticipation. For the most experienced player in the...

Freddie Steward set for first start of the season

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Borthwick has named the Leicester Tigers matchday squad for the club’s away game against Northampton Saints this Saturday in Round 3 of the 2022/23 Gallagher Premiership season.   Hanro...

Test stars make Saints return for 250th Derby

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Director of Rugby Phil Dowson has made seven changes to his Northampton Saints side to take on Leicester Tigers on Saturday, with four internationals in Lewis Ludlam, Courtney Lawes, Dan Biggar and Tommy...

Marcus Smithr returns for Harlequins, Dombrandt sidelined

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and British and Irish Lions fly-half Marcus Smith returns to start for Harlequins this weekend in what will be his first match of the season.   Smith slots straight into the starting XV...

How the final round of the Rugby Championship can impact the World Rankings

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby have published the ranking permutations ahead of the final round of the Rugby Championship.   South Africa could fall as low as fifth in the rankings but cannot...

Lancaster set to leave Leinster - report

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster are set to lose the services of Stuart Lancaster to Racing 92, according to several reports in France and Ireland.   The former England head coach joined the Irish Province at the...

Wallabies team announced to play New Zealand in Auckland

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has recalled towering lock Cadeyrn Neville and hard-carrying number eight Harry Wilson for the side's final eToro Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand this Saturday in...

41-year-old Worcester coach to play his first competitive game in nine years

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester Warriors have called on 41-year-old Jonny Goodridge for their Premiership Rugby Cup clash against Gloucester Rugby at Kingsholm today (7.45pm).   Goodridge, Warriors...

Victor Sekekete named Cheetahs new captain

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Victor Sekekete has been named the Cheetahs captain for the Challenge and EPCR Challenge Cup. Sekekete takes the reigns from Ruan Pienaar, who led the team in 35 games.       "I'm nearing...