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Springboks vs Wales: A look at the numbers

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The world champion Springboks returned to action for the first time since winning the 2023 World Cup. A clinical performance by a South African side that had many new faces, and the ommission of regular...

Rob du Preez commits to the Sale Sharks

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks fly-half Rob du Preez has signed a new deal keeping him at the club until the end of the 2025/26 season. The versatile 30-year-old, who has made 134 appearances for the club and scored almost...

EPCR 2024/25 Season Pool Draws format announced

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool draws for the 2024/25 Investec Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup tournaments will be staged in Cardiff on Tuesday 2 July. Both draws will be streamed live on epcrugby.com and the event, which...

Rowntree named URC Coach of the season

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby’s Graham Rowntree has been voted BKT Coach of the Season following another excellent campaign with the Irish province. Having led Munster to BKT URC glory last season, Rowntree and...

Sale Sharks confirm departing players

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks can confirm the departure of ten players following the conclusion of the 2023/24 Gallagher Premiership season.  The club has already confirmed the departures of Sam James, Manu Tuilagi,...

Four players on debut for the Springboks as Rassie shows his hand

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup-winning prop Vincent Koch will earn his 50th Test cap on Saturday when the Springboks take on Wales at Twickenham in their first international since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup in France...

Sanele Nohamba wins URC POTY

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions playmaker Sanele Nohamba has been named Vodacom URC Player of the Season 2024 following a fantastic campaign with the Johannesburg-based franchise.   The award was open to any...

Jamie George captains England against Japan

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Steve Borthwick has named his team to play Japan at the National Stadium in Tokyo on Saturday 22nd June for the Lipovitan D Challenge Cup (kick-off 6.50am BST live on RugbyPassTV). Jamie...

England u20 men confirm World Rugby u20 Championship squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s U20 Men squad to travel to South Africa for the 2024 World Rugby U20 Championship has been confirmed.  Head coach Mark Mapletoft and assistant coach Andy Titterrell have named their...

Faloon Names Ireland Men’s U20s Squad For World Rugby U20 Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Willie Faloon has named his 30-player Ireland Men’s U20s squad, sponsored by PwC, for the upcoming World Rugby U20 Championship in South Africa. The tournament,...