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Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw joins Japanese club

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Scotland captain, Greig Laidlaw has signed a deal to join Japanese Top League side NTT Shining Arcs along with Australians' Anaru Rangi and Liam Gill.   In January, it was confirmed...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another busy week in the player market this week with the major announcement of Beauden Barrett's move to Japan next year.   We recap some of the biggest moves of the week as well as some of...

Eight-Seven Hemisphere split as Sir Ian McGeechan names his all time XV

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions' legend Sir Ian McGeechan has named his all time World XV with eight players from the North and seven from the South.   The highly regarded former Scotland International...

Top Stories of the Week

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett joins an illustrious group of players to join Suntory Sungoliath     Beauden Barrett's move to Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath sees the All Black playmaker join an...

Why Beauden Barrett will still be able to play for the All Blacks in 2021

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A move to away from New Zealand would normally rule a player out of All Black selection but that is not the case with Beauden Barrett's move to Japan with the All Black and Blues' playmaker signing...

Western Force recruit experienced Wallabies

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western force have annoucned the signing of Pekahou Cowan and Nick Frisby ahead of their opening Super Rugby AU game next week.    Cowan first joined the Western Force in 2006 as an...

The Hurricanes sign former Blues' pivot Simon Hickey

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes backline is set to be bolstered with the signing of first-five Simon Hickey. Originally from Auckland, the 26-year-old made a name for himself as the Captain of the Kings College 1st...

Bristol secure new scrum coach in ex-Scotland international

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bristol Bearshave announced that they have secured the services of former Scotland international prop Alasdair Dickinson.   Dickinson enjoyed a decorated career which involved 58 caps for Scotland...

Biggar, Lawes & Ludlam among a host re-signing with Saints

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Seven internationals are amongst those to pen new deals, with England’s Courtney Lawes, Lewis Ludlam, Teimana Harrison, Piers Francis and George Furbank joining Wales fly-half Dan Biggar and Scotland...

The Magic Finn Russell's Scottish Debut

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Since 2012, the rugby world has become acquainted with the mercurial talent that is Finn Russell. Beginning his working life as a stone mason, Russell rose to prominence through the Scotland U20 side,...