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Leicester Tigers Sign Powerhouse Tongan Winger Hosea Saumaki

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have signed powerhouse Tongan international winger Hosea Saumaki.   The outside-back will join Tigers ahead of the 2021/22 season after five seasons in Japan, including three seasons...

Scotland to host Tonga in October

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland will host Tonga at Murrayfield on Saturday 30 October as the sides agreed to an extension of their Autumn Nations Series campaigns.    It will be the first time in 20 years that Tonga...

England to Play Tonga in November

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The RFU has confirmed that England Senior Men will play Tonga at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 6 November (3:15pm KO).     The game is one of a trio of Test matches that Eddie Jones’...

Latest World Rankings: Wales Fall, Argentina Rise

2 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...

Samoa seal Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification with play-off win over Tonga

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa secured Rugby World Cup 2023 qualification with a 37-15 defeat of Tonga in Hamilton on Saturday.     Holding a healthy 42-13 advantage from the first leg in Auckland last...

Reece scores hat-trick as All Blacks run riot against Fiji

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Richie Mo'unga and Sevu Reece picked apart Fiji as New Zealand completed their Steinlager Series with a 60-13 rout in Hamilton.   New Zealand scored over 50 points in three successive Tests for...

Ardie Savea and Anton Lienert-Brown celebrate milestones on their return to test rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Fiji in the third match of the Steinlager Series at FMG Stadium Waikato on Saturday 17 July.     The naming sees a return from injury for midfielder...

The Weekend's World Rankings Permutations

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

While the British and Irish Lions may be taking the spotlight, there is plenty of test rugby being played this weekend.    Samoa and Tonga get things underway on Saturday in the first leg of...

This weekend's international friendlies

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another weekend of international friendlies is on the horizon with much to look forward to for fans around the world.    The Springboks vs Georgia match was called off earlier this week due...

Tonga coach Toutai Kefu wants to make nation smile in RWC 2023 qualifier

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the first leg of the Oceania 1 play-off against Samoa, Rugby World Cup caught up with Kefu to discuss his team’s preparations for RWC 2023 qualification.     Toutai Kefu hopes...