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Erasmus and Kolisi scoop top Sport Industry Awards

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Rassie Erasmus and Siya Kolisi walked away with another set of awards on Thursday morning, a little more than a year after they spearheaded South Africa’s third triumph at the Rugby World...

When the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw will take place and how it will work

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Draw is the moment fans and teams have been waiting for. Each participating nation will discover their future opposition when the balls are drawn on 14 December at the iconic Palais Brongniart. Due...

The Springbok descended from a Lion

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The rugby blood runs strong in the veins of Jesse Kriel. Today the Springbok centre tweeted about his great grandfather, John Hodgson, a British & Irish Lion.   Hodgson, a loose-forward who...

The New Look France: The new faces in the squad

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new year saw change in France as Fabien Galthie took over the head coaching role and brought in the likes of Shaun Edwards in to assist him and bring new life to Les Bleus after a disappointing...

Bryn Gatland Bound for Chiefs

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Aaron Cruden and Tiaan Falcon off to Japan, a worrying void was developing in the Chiefs’ flyhalf stocks, however, a solution has appeared in the form of Bryn Gatland, who looks set to return...

Brent Impey resigns as SANZAAR Chair

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brent Impey has today announced he will be resigning in his role as Chairman of SANZAAR – effective 31st December 2020.   Brent has held the role for the last five years but has decided the...

Charles Ollivon's potential replacement puts in an incredible shift against La Rochelle

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The TOP14 was in full swing this past weekend with six fixtures taking place as a few members of the French squad returning to their clubs following the cancellation of the Autumn Nations Cup game against...

"When the World Cup ended I thought my career at the Pumas was over" - Sanchez

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Los Pumas flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez revealed that he thought his test career was over after Argentina's Rugby World Cup.    Sanchez scored all of Argentina's points in their 15-25 victory...

Latest World Rankings: New Zealand and Wales fall while Argentina and England rise

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have slipped in the latest World Rankings following their defeat to Argentina on Saturday.   The Pumas sealed an incredible 15-25 victory over the All Blacks having not played...

Analysis: How Los Pumas managed to topple the All Blacks for the first time

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Heading into their Tri Nations test match against the All Blacks on Saturday, Argentina had never beaten the All Blacks with their record reading 29 tests, 28 losses and one draw.    Before...