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Rennie backs Lolesio to bounce back from 'rough night with the boot'

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia will rally around Noah Lolesio after his poor kicking handed New Zealand victory in the Bledisloe Cup opener.   Noah Lolesio's wayward kicking cost Australia at Eden Park on Saturday,...

Morne Steyn returns to Springboks side as De Allende reaches 50

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Damian de Allende will become the third Springbok in the Castle Lager Lions Series to reach the career milestone of 50 Test caps in Saturday’s decider in Cape Town, where Morné Steyn could...

Milestone for Kitshoff as Springboks make changes for Second Test

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will earn his 50th Test cap at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday in the second Test of the Castle Lager Lions Series, with Jasper Wiese named at No 8 in this crucial...

Cooper links up with Wallabies squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fly-half Quade Cooper is to be involved in the Australia camp but is not an official member of the 42-man squad.   Quade Cooper has been called up to train with Australia ahead of the Bledisloe...

Rennie wants Wallabies to build momentum after naming Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dave Rennie says Australia have a great opportunity to build further momentum in the Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship after naming Izack Rodda and the uncapped Duncan Paia'aua in a 42-man squad.   New...

Mike Blair Appointed Edinburgh Head Coach

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby has announced the appointment of Scotland Assistant Coach Mike Blair as the club’s new Head Coach.     The former Edinburgh and Scotland captain made over 150 appearances...

Bledisloe Cup and The Rugby Championship Covid-19 update

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) is working with Rugby Australia (RA) and Sanzaar to evaluate the options around The Bledisloe Cup Series and The Rugby Championship following the New Zealand Government’s...

Springbok milestone for Pollard in opener against Lions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Handré Pollard will earn his 50th cap in the momentous opening Test between the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday – the first of three internationals...

Latest World Rankings: Wales Fall, Argentina Rise

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the weekend's test action, Wales have fallen to ninth on the World Rugby Rankings with Argentina moving into their highest position since June 2016.   Los Pumas' 33-11 in Cardiff...

Marika Koroibete Red Card not upheld

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby have released a statement confirming that Australian winger Marika Koroibete's red card against France will not be upheld as Head Contact Process was not met due to mitigating factors, and...