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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,...

IKITAU COMMITS TO PLUS500 BRUMBIES AND RUGBY AUSTRALIA UNTIL THE END OF 2023

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a breakout 2021 season, Plus500 Brumbies and Wallabies centre Len Ikitau has recommitted to the club and Rugby Australia until the end of 2023.  The fleet footed outside back was a standout...

Premiership Rugby Ins And Outs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

BATH RUGBY Ins: Will Butt (academy), Arthur Cordwell (academy), Johannes Jonker (Ealing Trailfinders), D’Arcy Rae (Glasgow Warriors), Kieran Verden (academy), Jaco Coetzee (The Stormers), Danny...

Du'Plessis Kirifi issues statement regarding lockdown violations

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Du’Plessis Kirifi has landed himself in hot water after breaking Level 4 lockdown restrictions in New Zealand.    The Wellington Lions representative has reportedly hosted and...

Super Rugby Pacific format confirmed

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby Pacific will kick off a new era for the world’s most exciting professional rugby competition next February with a 15-week regular season and a refreshed finals format, New Zealand...

The Big Name Signings In The PROD2 This Season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France's second division competition kicks off on Thursday with the two sides who were relegated from the Top 14, Bayonne and Agen, kicking the season off.   While the PROD2 is not France's...

Report: Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby agree on new Super Rugby format

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby have agreed on a new Super Rugby format according to reports in Australia and New Zealand.     According to the reports by the New Zealand Herald and...

Ash Dixon heading to Japan

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders co-captain and veteran hooker Ash Dixon is heading to Japan on a two-year deal to play in the new Japanese League One competition which begins in January 2022.   Dixon (32) brought up...

Explainer: The 50:22, Goal line drop-out & the other new law variations and how they work

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Championship officially kicks off this weekend right off the back of the British and Irish Lions series and with it comes the introduction of the new law variation for test rugby this year.   The...

'That can't happen again' - O'Driscoll's plea to Lions organisers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Lions centre and Ireland great Brian O'Driscoll has pleaded to the organisers of the British and Irish Lions tour to bring back the midweek games between the first and second Test matches.   The...