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Cotter Appointed Fiji Head Coach

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Rugby Union have announced the appointment of New Zealander Vern Cotter as the incoming Fiji Head Coach.     The two-time Super Rugby and Top 14 Championship winner will take the reins...

Wallabies skipper Hooper hands Waratahs captaincy to Simmons

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs have a new skipper in place ahead of their season opener against the Crusdaers on February 1.     Michael Hooper has relinquished the Waratahs captaincy to experienced lock...

Lee-Lo commits his future to Cardiff Blues

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rey Lee-Lo will remain a centre of attention for the foreseeable future at Cardiff Blues after penning a new contract at the Arms Park.   The 33-year-old has been a key figure in the region’s...

Mark Jones joins Crusaders and Canterbury coaching teams

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wales international Mark Jones has been confirmed to join both the Crusaders and Canterbury Mitre 10 Cup campaigns for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.    Jones is the fifth coach confirmed...

Test Stars To Light Up Japan's Top League In 2020

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this weekend with a number of test stars of the past and present set to light up the competition in 2020.   With the Champions Cup returning this weekend with the...

The Highlanders lose another youngster to injury

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Otago and Highlanders’ hooker Ricky Jackson has been forced out of the 2020 Super Rugby season with an ankle injury sustained during training pre-Christmas.   After extensive investigations...

Scott Robertson backed for European role by former player

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Crusaders flanker Jordan Taufua believes his former head coach Scott Robertson could benefit from a stint overseas to aid a future application for the All Blacks role after Robertson missed...

Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen becomes 'Sir Steve'

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has welcomed its newest Knight, Sir Steve Hansen, and latest Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) Steve Tew, after both were named in the New Zealand Royal Honours list...

Ultimate Rugby Readers' Team of The Year

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

You have had your say and here it is, your team of the year.           View this post on Instagram     The votes are in and here it is the @ultimaterugby’s...

Reader's Right Wing of the Year

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the year draws to a close we take a look back at the year that was and have nominated four players from each position for your team of the year.   We have included players based on their club...