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6 Players Returning to their old Premiership Clubs

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

When the whistle blows at Twickenham Stoop on Friday, it will have been 159 days since the last Premiership Rugby game, the longest hiatus ever between Premiership matches.       Harlequins...

The Premiership's Top Defenders

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The halt on the Gallagher Premiership is almost at an end and as fans across the globe lick their lips at the prospect of England’s finest returning to the pitch.   Having already looked at...

Duane Vermeulen named as new Bulls captain

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report in sowetanlive.co.za, World Cup-winning Springbok number 8 Duane Vermeulen has been named Bulls captain after the departure of Burger Odendaal.   Vermeulen, who boasts 54 Springbok...

Stuart Lancaster denies Lions job offer

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England coach Stuart Lancaster has denied that British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has offered him a role in his backroom team for the 2021 Tour to South Africa.The current Leinster...

Players Who Could Benefit From The Delay In Residency Rule Change

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has prolonged the implementation of its three-year residency rule for another 12 months due to the “exceptional disruption” caused by the coronavirus pandemic.This means that...

Rugby Australia release plans for a Super Rugby competition with 8 teams

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia have today unveiled the largest and most comprehensive collection of Rugby rights ever assembled, with prospective broadcasters having now received documentation to begin the next phase...

The Chiefs release an injury update on Sam Cane

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs and All Blacks captain Sam Cane took a heavy knock colliding with Jordie Barrett’s knee 26 minutes into The Chiefs’ 31-18 defeat in Wellington on Saturday.   The incident...

Hurricanes keep their Super Rugby Aotearoa title hopes alive

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes centre Peter Umaga-Jensen scored two first-half tries as the Hurricanes beat the Chiefs 31-18 in the penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa on Saturday.   The clash at the cake...

Harlequins confirm squad for remainder of 2019/20 Premiership season

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The signings of Marc Thomas and Jack Stafford, Harlequins have confirmed the squad that will compete in the remainder of the 2019/20 Premiership season   With a number of new, high-quality...

Billy Vunipola believes he let down England at last year's World Cup

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England loose forward Billy Vunipola believes that he let down England at last year's World Cup and has even failed to offer enough support to brother Mako Vunipola.   Vunipola revealed that...