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Aki And Fryday Named Guinness Rugby Writers Players Of The Year

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Today, Ireland and Connacht centre, Bundee Aki and ex-Ireland captain and Exeter Chiefs Lock, Nichola Fryday have been named the Guinness Rugby Writers of Ireland Men’s and Women’s 15s Players...

HSBC SVNS set to thrill Cape Town crowds on and off the pitch

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The best 12 men’s and women’s rugby sevens teams in the world have been warmly welcomed to Cape Town ahead of the second round of HSBC SVNS 2024 on 9-10 December, which promises to be a thrilling...

“Big moment player” Mkhari ready for Dubai stage

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Few would argue the impact Rights Mkhari has had on teams she has been involved with – whether it was in fifteens for the Springbok Women or the Bulls Daisies, or in the abbreviated game with the...

Jorja Miller confirms long term contract with Black Ferns Sevens

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rising sevens star Jorja Miller has committed to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Black Ferns Sevens through to 2027.The four-year contract is the longest to be signed by a women’s player in New Zealand,...

Urroz set for Rugby World Cup debut - Chile name team to play England

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile head coach Pablo Lemoine has announced his match-day 23 for the match against England in Pool D at Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille on Saturday, with only six players retaining their starting place from...

Arata returns - Uruguay announce squad to play France

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Esteban Meneses has named his squad to face France in Stade de Pierre-Mauroy in Lille on Thursday, with Castres scrum-half Santiago Arata back in the starting XV after recovering from a hand...

Clark Laidlaw appointed new Hurricanes Head Coach for 2024

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes and New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and have today announced Clark Laidlaw will become the Hurricanes Head Coach in 2024.  The 45-year-old will take up his new role at the conclusion of the...

Nominees Announced For Rugby Players Ireland Awards

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Caelan Doris, Mack Hansen, Hugo Keenan and Dan Sheehan were today announced as nominees for the prestigious Bank of Ireland Men’s XVs Players’ Player of the Year Award. Set to be hosted...

Rosser brothers sign new deals with Dragons

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons RFC have announced that wingers - Jared Rosser and younger brother Ewan Rosser - have both signed new contracts at the club.   Jared Rosser has made 74 senior appearances for the Men...

Toronto Arrows Sign Canadian Sevens-Experienced Backs Bowen, Fatoric

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Toronto Arrows have announced the signings of wing D’Shawn Bowen and centre Dawson Fatoric for the remainder of 2023 Major League Rugby season.   Both players arrive at the club from Rugby...