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Defending champs Leicester open campaign against Exeter

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending champs Leicester Tigers commence the defence of their title against competition heavyweights Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park on Saturday afternoon.    The sides met in Round 1 of last...

Rugby World Cup: With exactly one year to go, how are the leading nations shaping up?

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Excitement levels for the 2023 Rugby World Cup have ramped up another notch with Thursday marking exactly one year to go until the tournament gets up and running. For some teams, the next 12 months will...

All Blacks announce 33-man squad for Championship Test in Melbourne

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have announced a squad of 33 players that will travel to Melbourne for the Rugby Championship Test against the Wallabies.     Loose...

Red Roses name matchday squad to play USA

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Simon Middleton has named his matchday squad to play USA at Sandy Park, Exeter this weekend.   The Red Roses face the Eagles in their opening Summer Nations Series match on Saturday,...

Foster and Rennie share thoughts on Kerr-Barlow & the Wallabies

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black boss Ian Foster has revealed he has mixed emotions regarding the prospect of Tawera Kerr-Barlow turning out for the Wallabies.    Foster has been significantly involved in the 32...

Laumape joins a star studded list of foreign players who have signed for Kobe Steelers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Powerhouse centre Ngani Laumape will continue his career in Japan after signing a three-year deal with the Kobe Steelers.   The 15-test cap All Black centre left New Zealand in 2021 to join...

Tawera Kerr-Barlow available for Wallabies switch 'without hesitation'

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks World Cup-winning scrumhalf Tawera Kerr-Barlow says he is available to make the switch to the Wallabies if called upon.   Kerr-Barlow won the 2015 Rugby World Cup with the All Blacks...