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South Africa to host next two World Rugby U20 Championships

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa will host the next two editions of the World Rugby U20 Championship, in 2023 and 2024, the global governing body and SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday, while Kenya was awarded the World Rugby...

Freddie Burns signs for the Highanders

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

English first-five Freddie Burns will join the Highlanders for the 2023 edition of DHL Super Rugby Pacific. Burns, currently playing for Leicester Tigers in the English Premiership has agreed terms with...

Argentina and New Zealand the winners in Hamilton

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina men and New Zealand women secured HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series gold on a dramatic day two in Hamilton. Day one on Saturday had been brilliant, but day two surpassed that with some amazing...

Jones held Australia talks while he was England head coach

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has revealed he held talks with Australia while he was England head coach and is relishing a "great rivalry" with his former team.   Jones was sacked as England boss last month and has...

Jones backed for instant impact on long-anticipated Wallabies return

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones will make an immediate impact on his return to Australia, for which "there was always writing on the wall", according to former England captain Chris Robshaw.   Jones was dismissed by...

Leicester Tigers add Danny Wilson to coaching team

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers can confirm Danny Wilson will join the club’s coaching team as a part-time consultant for the remainder of the 2022/23 season.   Wilson was most recently Head Coach...

No return date set for Quade as Wallabies playmaker reveals road to RWC

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Quade Cooper says his rehabilitation from a ruptured Achilles has been “great”, but the playmaker “can’t say” when he will return to the playing field, writes theroar.     Cooper...

New Zealand Sevens draw announced

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pivotal pool matches await the Black Ferns Sevens and All Blacks Sevens teams on day one of the hotly anticipated and final HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton on January 21-22.     The last...

Munster Assistant coach confirms they won't be signing Malcolm Marx

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Assistant Coach Denis Leamy has confirmed that the club won't be signing Springboks hooker Malcolm Marx.   The 28-year old was linked with a move to the Irish Province...

Burger Odendaal signs for Northampton Saints

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

South African centre Burger Odendaal will join Northampton Saints ahead of the 2023/24 season, the Club can today confirm.   Odendaal will arrive at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens this...