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Duo pen new deals at Welford Road

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the two more players who have signed fresh deals at the club with front-rower Ellis Genge and utility back Jaco Taute both committing to the side.   Ellis Genge...

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...

15 years on from Dan Carter's masterclass against the British and Irish Lions

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

On 2 July 2005, the rugby world watched in awe as a 23-year-old flyhalf by the name of Daniel Carter almost single-handedly tore the British and Irish Lions apart.   The Lions headed into the game...

Leicester Tigers confirm the departure of five players including Manu Tuilagi

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the departure of five players including England centre Manu Tuilagi.   Leicester Tigers chief executive Andrea Pinchen confirmed that England stars Tuilagi and...

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,...

On This Day in 2013, George North lifts Israel Folau on his shoulders

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Seven Years ago to the day, British and Irish Lions star George North shocked the rugby world when hoisted Australian giant Israel Folau over his shoulder and carried him backwards.   North...

The Hurricanes release Assistant coach Carlos Spencer

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black flyhalf Carlos Spencer has been released from his role as an assistant coach at the Hurricanes.   The club released a short statement confirming Spencer's departure due to...

2021 Lions tour looks to go ahead as scheduled

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

After some months of speculation ignited by the detrimental effect of Covid-19 on current and future rugby prospects, it appears that a crisis regarding the Lions 2021 tour to South Africa has been averted...

11 Years on from Jaque Fourie and Morne Steyn's heroics

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

11 Years to the day, the Springboks claimed a series victory over the British and Irish Lions with a 28-25 win in a classic Test match at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.   With tempers flaring...

QUIZ: Can You Name The Starting 22 Of The First Test Of The 2005 British And Irish Lions Tour?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fifteen years ago to the day, The British and Irish Lions suffered defeat in their opening test against the All Blacks in Christchurch.   The clash was marred by an incident in the opening...