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Reports suggest that French clubs have agreed to reduce salary caps

2 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

A vote on Wednesday will confirm the new salary caps for the TOP14 and PROD2, the top two club competitions in France, according to a report by RugbyRama.   The organising body of French professional...

Leicester secure the future services of 10 promising youngsters

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers are upbeat at the announcement that 10 youngsters at the club have committed their immediate futures to Welford Road.   The players are:   Ben White Tommy Reffell George...

Leicester Tigers confirm re-signings

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed a number of players have signed contract extensions at the club.   The club confirmed the departure of five players including England centre Manu Tuilagi...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another busy week in the player market this week with the major announcement of Beauden Barrett's move to Japan next year.   We recap some of the biggest moves of the week as well as some of...

Eight-Seven Hemisphere split as Sir Ian McGeechan names his all time XV

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions' legend Sir Ian McGeechan has named his all time World XV with eight players from the North and seven from the South.   The highly regarded former Scotland International...

Top Stories of the Week

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett joins an illustrious group of players to join Suntory Sungoliath     Beauden Barrett's move to Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath sees the All Black playmaker join an...

South Africa recruit Saracens Head of Athletic Performance

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Edwards, the experienced Saracens Strength and Conditioning coach, has been appointed as the new Head of Athletic Performance for the Springboks.   SA Rugby confirmed on Friday that Edwards...

Why Beauden Barrett will still be able to play for the All Blacks in 2021

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A move to away from New Zealand would normally rule a player out of All Black selection but that is not the case with Beauden Barrett's move to Japan with the All Black and Blues' playmaker signing...

All Blacks star Beauden Barrett's move to Japan confirmed

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black and Blues playmaker Beauden Barrett has signed a lucrative deal to join Top League side with Suntory Sungliath rumoured to be around £780,000 for the season.   Barrett...

Wasps legend Ashley Johnson lands a player-coach role in England's third division

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok and Wasps forward Ashley Johnson has signed on to become a player-coach at Birmingham Moseley, the club confirmed on Thursday. The South African left Wasps in June after...