australia

Melbourne Rebels Farewell Departing Players

7 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Melbourne Rebels have this week bid farewell to a number of valued members from their 2021 playing squad following the completion of the Harvey Norman Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition last weekend.       Melbourne...

Springboks confirm venues for Georgia Tests

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby confirmed on Friday that the two Tests against Georgia, as a precursor to the Castle Lager Lions Series, will be played in Gauteng to give the Springboks a jump-start as they return to international...

Perese to miss out on Wallaby debut

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Talented Australian centre Izaia Perese’s Wallaby debut illudes him again after it was revealed that the injury which caused him to leave the pitch against the Chiefs in their Super Rugby Trans...

Elvis Taione signs with Ospreys

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ospreys can announce European Champions Cup and English Premiership winner Elvis Taione has signed a one-year deal with the Liberty Stadium side.     The experienced hooker will join the...

Profiles of the 16 teams in the United Rugby Championship

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the wake of the exciting announcement of the brand new United Rugby Championship, scheduled to kick off in September this year, here follows the particulars of the 16 participating teams:     South...

All Black Sevens and Black Ferns Squads announced

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Black Sevens and Black Ferns squads have been announced and will travel to Australia next Tuesday for the Oceania Sevens.    It will be the first time the teams have travelled...

Dave Rennie names Wallaby squad

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies Head Coach Dave Rennie has announced his squad to prepare for the upcoming test series against France.    The 38-man squad features 11 uncapped players and also includes Scott Sio,...

Lachie Swinton's Wallabies hopes in jeopardy

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Waratahs flanker Lachie Swinton will have a nervous wait after he received a red card for an illegal cleanout        

Queensland Reds fall to Hurricanes in Wellington

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Reds have been defeated 43-14 by the Hurricanes in Wellington in their final game of the 2021 Super Rugby Trans-Tasman season.  A gritty, seesawing opening forty minutes saw the...

Fekitoa Switching International Allegiance

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks midfielder Malakai Fekitoa is switching his international rugby allegiance to Tonga.     The 29-year-old is one of four former New Zealand and Australian internationals who...