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Wigglesworth and Walters to join England coaching team

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Richard Wigglesworth and Aled Walters will join the England coaching set-up at the end of the season. Wigglesworth, who will be assistant coach, and Walters, who is named as head of strength and conditioning,...

Double delight for New Zealand at HSBC Sydney Sevens

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand romped to victory in both the women’s and men’s finals of the HSBC Sydney Sevens to increase their leads at the top of the HSBC World Rugby Seven Series 2023 standings. It is the...

Argentina and New Zealand the winners in Hamilton

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina men and New Zealand women secured HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series gold on a dramatic day two in Hamilton. Day one on Saturday had been brilliant, but day two surpassed that with some amazing...

Blitzboks have to adapt quickly in New Zealand

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Sevens will not only have to cope with the time difference and massive home support but also blending in a raft of new players at HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton this weekend.   These...

New Zealand Sevens draw announced

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pivotal pool matches await the Black Ferns Sevens and All Blacks Sevens teams on day one of the hotly anticipated and final HSBC New Zealand Sevens in Hamilton on January 21-22.     The last...

Saints sign England international Curtis Langdon

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints have secured the signature of Curtis Langdon, with the England international hooker arriving at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens from the start of the 2023/24 campaign.   Langdon,...

James Tracy forced to retire from rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby hooker James Tracy has this morning announced he has been forced to retire from professional rugby on medical grounds due to a neck injury he suffered in April 2022.   Despite his...

Barnes Recommits to Taranaki Bulls for the Next Two Seasons

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Neil Barnes has recommitted to Taranaki Rugby for the next two years announcing today he will lead the Yarrows Taranaki Bulls through to the end of 2024.   “I’m rapt to be in a position...

Iliseva Batibasaga retires from Wallaroos

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallaroos star Iliseva Batibasaga has today announced her decision to retire from the Wallaroos, capping off a near 20-year career that ultimately concluded at the recent Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.Batibasaga...

Samoa and New Zealand win Cape Town Sevens

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After three action-packed days of World Rugby Sevens Series action in Cape Town, Samoa’s men and New Zealand’s women ended the event - and 2022 - in style with victory.   Samoa...