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Super Saturday Preview: Lions vs Stormers

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Out of the gloomy hiatus cloud making its home over the tip of Africa for the last seven months finally springs the light of Super Saturday rugby – kicking off this weekend with a bruising prospect...

Super Saturday Preview: Bulls vs Sharks

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

“The time for talking is over,” said Bulls Director of Rugby, Jake White. “We’ve prepared for this moment for weeks now and the boys just want to get out and play. Their commitment...

Rob Kearney linked with a surprising move to Australia

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster and Ireland fullback Rob Kearney is close to agreeing a deal to finish career in Australia according to reports.   The 34-year-old outside back departs Leinster as Ireland's most-decorated...

Rob Kearney pens open letter after Leinster and Ireland farewell

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland and Leinster fullback Rob Kearney has penned an emotional open letter after ending his time playing in Ireland.   The full-back won 95 Ireland caps and donned the blue of Leinster for...

Eleven Flyhalves Bath Could Target Instead Of Handre Pollard

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Hooper's search for a playmaker to run the show has drawn plenty of attention over the past few months with the club regularly linked to Springbok World Cup winning flyhalf Handre Pollard.   The...

Rob Howley lands his first coaching job since gambling ban

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wales and British and Irish Lions coach Rob Howley has landed his first coaching job since his 18-month suspension, of which nine months of it was suspended, after admitting to breaching...

Daily News Round-Up - 22 September 2020

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bernard Laporte questioned by police     French rugby president Bernard Laporte has been questioned by police with regard to his influence on the outcome of a disciplinary hearing involving...

Alex Corbisiero battles cancer once more

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England and British & Irish Lions prop Alex Corbisiero’s cancer has, unfortunately, returned. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2019.   Corbisiero said the following in...

All Blacks face challenges leaving families for Rugby Championship - TJ Perenara

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes star TJ Perenara admits All Blacks face “challenges” in the near future as many weigh up leaving their young families for over two months to don the black jersey in Australia.       With...

Rob Kearney calls time on brilliant career

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster’s sombre exit from the Champions Cup yesterday heralded the conclusion of a noteworthy rugby career, that of Rob Kearney’s.   Kearney attended Clongowes Wood College and was...