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Wallabies confirmed to play Japan to kick off Spring Tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies will face Japan in Oita on Saturday 23 October, as confirmed by Japan Rugby Union.     The match will kick off the Spring Tour, which will see Australia head to Europe to face...

The Rugby Championship 2021, Round 3 Preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Quade Cooper looked to have played his last Wallabies game, but he starts at fly-half this weekend against world champions South Africa.   Australia are looking for a lift and have turned to Quade...

Cooper makes sensational Wallabies return as Hooper equals record, Retallick to lead All Blacks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran flyhalf Quade Cooper has not played for Australia since 2017 and gets his chance against the Springboks.     Quade Cooper will make a remarkable return for the Wallabies after being...

Gold Coast Showdown: AUS vs SA

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The wounded Wallabies face yet another stiff challenge this weekend when they take on the World Champions in Brisbane on Sunday.     It is a match which has been talked about for some...

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...

Sharks and Cheetahs confirm cooperation agreement

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cell C Sharks and Toyota Cheetahs have announced a cooperation agreement for the exchange of players and to support each other on a broader front. From the two franchises perspective, this step benefits...

Nienaber responds to Hansen

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok boss Jacques Nienaber’s focus appears to be wholly set on the goings-on in the Bok camp and did not take much notice of Steve Hansen’s recent comments, though he has responded.    Hansen...

McKenzie & Chiefs to part ways

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waikato Chiefs supporters will miss the sight of the blond-haired magician that is Damian McKenzie running out in their colours as the 26 year old looks set to make the move to Japan.    Chief...

Cooper unlikely to feature against ABs

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It appears that those looking forward to seeing Quade Copper don the golden Wallaby jersey again will be in for some disappointment as general consensus is that the flyhalf will be overlooked by head coach...

The New Signings Each Top 14 Club Made During The Off Season

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The French Top 14 returns this weekend in a mouth-watering opening round of fixtures.   Newly promoted Biarritz Olympique opening the competition against last season's semi-finalists Union...