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Harry McLaughlin-Phillips at 10 for the Reds

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Reds have installed Harry McLaughlin-Phillips at flyhalf for Friday night’s clash against Moana Pasifika in Whangarei in Super Rugby Pacific.McLaughlin-Phillips steps up at No.10 in...

Highlanders name squad for their first game of their tour

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders are set to depart tomorrow for a two-game tour of Australia, where they will face the Rebels in Melbourne and the Reds in Brisbane.    Following a disappointing loss against...

'Superstars all over' Blues backline poses Waratahs' 'biggest challenge'

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the ultra-competitive landscape that is Super Rugby Pacific this year, Waratahs coach Darren Coleman faces one the trickiest tasks of the season in round four. Former Wallaby Tim...

Fourie leads DHL Stormers in Pretoria

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Deon Fourie returns as captain of the DHL Stormers for the Vodacom United Rugby Championship North-South encounter with the Vodacom Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday. The experienced flank is joined by fellow...

Top referees selected in new-look development programme

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new-look development referee programme has been introduced in 2024 and features more than 70 of the country's leading referees.The programme sees the traditional High Performance squad disbanded in favour...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Round Five Preview

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Sungoliath Aiming to Avoid Feeling Blue They did it last season to Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights.They did it again just before Christmas to Kubota Spears Funabashi Tokyo Bay.Can...

Wellington Rugby appoint new coaches for Lions and Pride

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wellington Rugby Football Union (WRFU) are thrilled to announce the appointments of Alando Soakai and Fusi Feaunati, as the new Wellington Lions Head Coach, and Wellington Pride Head Coach, for the...

Hurricanes Poua 2024 Sky Super Rugby Aupiki Squad named

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have announced their 2024 Hurricanes Poua squad for the upcoming Sky Super Rugby Aupiki competition. Hurricanes Poua Head Coach Ngatai Walker has named an exciting squad with 13 new...

Performing under pressure – remembering England’s dramatic 2003 World Cup win

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup glory for England after extra-time thriller. England’s dramatic final push for Rugby World Cup glory in Sydney 20 years ago had one of Clive Woodward’s favourite acronyms laced...

Moana Pasifika gear up to take the 2024 season by storm

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A new wave of Moana Pasifika talent is set to light up DHL Super Rugby Pacific in 2024.  Twenty newly contracted players headline the 38-man squad. The team boasts 19 players that featured at...