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Rhodes to leave Saracens at the end of the season

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed that Mike Rhodes will leave the club at the end of the season after a successful 7 years.   The back-rower arrived in 2015 and has gone on to make 106 appearances for the...

Profiles of the 16 teams in the United Rugby Championship

3 years 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...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

  In 2009, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13 all in Cape...

Wasps sign Bath lock Elliott Stooke

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have announced the signing of England second-row Elliott Stooke, who will join the Club at the end of the season from Bath Rugby.         The 27-year-old, who has...

How Francois Pienaar's dirty training jersey inspired Byran Habana's Springbok career

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby visit and talk with world cup winning winger, Bryan Habana. He talks all about South African schoolboy rugby, his time playing G-Grade rugby, scoring on his Springboks debut, playing with the...

Barbarians return to Twickenham to face Samoa in Killik Cup

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Barbarian F.C. will face Samoa this autumn as the two sides meet at Twickenham for the Killik Cup on Saturday 27 November.     It will be just the second time the teams have met, the first...

Trinder leaves Kingsholm for France

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester Rugby can today confirm that Henry Trinder will leave Gloucester Rugby to take up an opportunity to play for RC Vannes in France.     Trinder, 31, has been an incredible...

Rod Kafer weighs in on Waratahs coaching drama

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Australian international Rod Kafer has conveyed a straight-forward view with regard to the Waratahs head coaching job.   Describing it as the easiest job in Australian rugby, Kafer seems...

Revitalised u20 programme kicks off with Super Rugby flavour

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The next big names in Super Rugby will go head-to-head across an action-packed week of rugby at the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa Under 20 tournament this April.The newly formed tournament will see Under 20...

Wallaby legend shelves retirement ideas to sign with LA Giltinis

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

US MLR club, the LA Giltinis have announced the signing of Australia’s four-time Rugby World Cup star and his vast experience.   Only 16 players in rugby history have played more Tests than...