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France team to face Wales

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The French coaching staff has revealed the match day XV which will face Wales in the 4th round of the 2024 6Nations.   Eight changes have been maade in the starting XV. Léo Barré will...

Antoine Dupont and three other France internationals expected at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games - Reports

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Midi Olympique reports - In its quest for an Olympic medal, France 7 should be able to count on four international XV players next summer: the first of them is known, it is the captain of the Blues Antoine...

The Blues add further depth to their back row with the signing of All Black flanker Dillon Hunt

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues have added to their back row stocks with outstanding North Harbour loose forward Dillon Hunt returning home to Auckland to join the Blues in Super Rugby after four seasons with the...

Eight Debutants named in All Blacks team to face Japan

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two new All Blacks have been named in the starting XV - loose forward Dalton Papalii and midfielder Matt Proctor - with six more players set to make their Test debuts from the bench:...

2017/2018 Nuit du Rugby Awards Winners

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 15th edition of Nuit du Rugby (Night of Rugby) was held on September 24 at Olympia for the best players, staffs, teams and referees of the Top 14 and the Pro D2.    Some...

Ioane Brothers ink long-term deals with New Zealand Rugby

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has today announced that they have secured the key signatures of All Blacks, Blues and Auckland Rugby brothers, Rieko and Akira Ioane, who have both signed long-term contracts...

The All Black Quartet Set to Make Their Test Debuts

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the four players set to make their test debut in the All Blacks jersey this weekend in the third and final test against France.    Shannon Frizell The 25-year-old Tongan-born...

Luke Whitelock recommits to Highlanders, New Zealand Rugby and Canterbury

6 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Highlanders loose forward Luke Whitelock has recommitted to the Highlanders, Canterbury and New Zealand Rugby to the end of 2019.   Whitelock, who made his debut for the All Blacks...

Player Ratings - France vs Italy

6 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hugo Bonneval – 8/10 The Toulon man came away with the MOTM award for his performance in Marseille tonight. He managed to get over for a try in the 2nd half and started a few French...

Asafo Aumua left out of Hurricanes squad

6 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Asafo Aumua took no part in the Hurricanes' final preseason victory over the Blues in Warkworth on Thursday and was a curious absence from Chris Boyd's 28-man squad to tour South Africa and Argentina.   Last...