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The Rugby Championship 2021: The Breakdown - All Blacks on brink of title ahead of 100th Springboks showdown

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand are on the brink of landing the Rugby Championship title ahead of their 100th Test against holders South Africa in Townsville on Saturday.   The All Blacks have been in a class of their...

The Cherry & Whites tackle the Tigers

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester started off the 2021-22 season strongly with a valuable victory over Exeter, spearheaded by England flyhalf George Ford. It was a good, determined showing by the Tigers who refused to wilt in...

Andre ‘The Giant’ Esterhuizen recommits to Quins

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins is delighted to announce that Springbok centre Andre ‘The Giant’ Esterhuizen has re-signed with the reigning Gallagher Premiership champions   Esterhuizen, one of the...

Eddie Jones confirms England exit after 2023 World Cup

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has revealed that he intends to leave his role after the 2023 World Cup in France.     After naming England's 45-man training squad, Jones was asked whether...

Nienaber banks on experience for New Zealand Test

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has recalled the experienced trio of Lood de Jager, Elton Jantjies and Frans Steyn for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand in Townsville,...

Jones names squad for training camp

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named a 45-player squad for a short training camp.  The group will meet at The Lensbury, Teddington on Sunday 26 September – Tuesday 28 September.  It...

Latest World Rankings: South Africa Surrender Top Spot

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have replaced South Africa as the world’s number one team in the World Rankings.   Following this weekend’s results in the Rugby Championship, New Zealand now top the rankings...

Ford shines as Leicester power past Exeter

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Tigers delighted their fans yesterday by igniting their 2021-22 campaign with a victory over competition giants, Exeter.    Leicester were beautifully managed by flyhalf George...

Looking ahead to the weekend's Rugby Championship action

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another feast of Southern Hemisphere is on the horizon with repeats of last weekend’s match-ups as Los Pumas meet the All Blacks and the wounded Springboks do battle with Dave Rennie’s Wallabies.    The...

Fifty Up For Mulipola against Quins

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Prop Logovi’i Mulipola makes his 50th appearance for Newcastle Falcons on Sunday when they kick-off their Premiership season at home to champions, Harlequins.   The Samoan international prop...