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Springbok international Marcel van der Merwe joins Irish

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Marcel van der Merwe has signed on the dotted line with London Irish!   The experienced prop has put pen to paper on a deal with Declan Kidney’s side and will join up with his new team-mates...

Skelton and Beale could feature for the Wallabies this year

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kurtley Beale, Will Skelton and Rory Arnold are among the players who could receive test recalls for the Wallabies' end of year tour.   Speaking to the Sydney Morning Herald, Rugby Australia...

TOP 14 HIGHLIGHTS: Toulouse Vs La Rochelle

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse win back to back Top 14 titles as they beat La Rochelle. Poor conditions for the final meant it was settled by the boot and Ramos stepped up to the challenge with a great display as well as a...

WATCH: Cheslin Kolbe lands a monster drop kick in the Top 14 Final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Thomas Ramos bagged man of the match in the final with a fine kicking display in poor conditions but Cheslin Kolbe can not stay away from the action as he lands a huge drop goal in the match   Cheslin...

50-22 and goal line dropout laws to be formally trialled at all levels including tests

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World rugby looks set to introduce two new laws into tests as well as all other competitions from 1 August this year.    The rules, which was trialled in the recent Super Rugby...

Thomas Ramos happy to fill in for Romain Ntamack if needed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final of the 2020/21 Top 14 season will see a repeat of the Champions Cup final after Toulouse La Rochelle won their respective semi-finals.   However, the victory over Bordeaux may...

Anthony Jelonch to captain France as they name 42 man squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

France will be taking a 42 man squad for the tour of Australia as they get set to face the Wallabies.   The three match series takes place next month   7 July - Sydney 13 July - Melbourne 17...

La Rochelle reach their first Top 14 final in their 123-year history

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle end their wait for a Top 14 final beating Racing 92 19-6 in the semi-final at the Stade Marcel-Deflandre on Friday.   Winger Arthur Retiere scored the only try of the game as Jono...