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Michael Cheika lands Pumas coaching gig

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina has taken on Cheika as an external advisor during the Rugby Championship.   Cheika and Pumas coach Mario Ledesma have worked together before, Ledesma having been an assistant coach for...

Eleven Flyhalves Bath Could Target Instead Of Handre Pollard

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Hooper's search for a playmaker to run the show has drawn plenty of attention over the past few months with the club regularly linked to Springbok World Cup winning flyhalf Handre Pollard.   The...

Gavin Henson confirms shock comeback

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the age of 38, Gavin Henson is not done yet!   The former Welsh International was the announced as Rugby league side West Wales Raiders latest signing with the side pulling a stunning coup to acquire...

How the All Blacks fared in the opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening round of the Mitre 10 Cup was a special one as the bulk of the All Blacks squad were made available to their regional sides, an extremely rare occurrence as New Zealand's...

Aaron Smith and NMS included in Turbos team

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aaron Smith will turn out for the Manawatu Turbos for the first time in NINE years this weekend and will be joined by the exciting return of Nehe Milner-Skudder.   Aaron Smith’s long-awaited...

Thursday News Round-Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Piutau Appeals His Three Match Suspension     Bristol Bears' centre Siale Piutau is appealing his three-match suspension, which was given for punching or striking Worcester Warriors' Andrew...

Jack Goodhue pens new deal with Crusaders and New Zealand Rugby

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks, Crusaders and Northland midfielder Jack Goodhue has committed his long-term future to New Zealand.     The 25 year old has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby and the Crusaders through...

Preview: The Mitre 10 Cup Promises To Thrill From Round One

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The land of the long white cloud is abuzz with excitement as the kick-off of the Mitre 10 Cup is only a day away.   Tasman, the current champs, will launch their campaign with the goal defending...

Nine Potential New All Black Caps

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby lovers around the world were treated to a fantastic spectacle yesterday which manifested itself as the traditional North vs South derby in New Zealand. The teams were picked based on where players...

North edge the South in a thriller

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Will Jordan turned it on in the 84th minute to steal a 38-35 win for his South Island side in the interisland clash in Wellington on Saturday.   North v South: North Player Ratings   North...