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Mortlock speaks out against scrapping Giteau Rule

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The recent announcement that Rugby Australia would be scrapping the Giteau Rule has mostly been received with praise, however, some significant figures have slammed the decision.    The...

Explainer: The 50:22, Goal line drop-out & the other new law variations and how they work

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Championship officially kicks off this weekend right off the back of the British and Irish Lions series and with it comes the introduction of the new law variation for test rugby this year.   The...

Barnes: Robertson the right man for the 2025 Lions job

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Barnes has backed Crusaders' head coach Scott Robertson as the next head coach of the British and Irish Lions.   The British and Irish Lions have left the door open for Warren Gatland for...

All Blacks name squad for 2021 Rugby Championship

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks selectors, Head Coach Ian Foster, Assistant Head Coach John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox, have named their squad for the 2021 edition of the Rugby Championship.         🎥...

Habana: Alun Wyn Jones is 'monumental' for the Lions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions have been lifted by the return of Alun Wyn Jones, who Bryan Habana believes is one of rugby's inspiring figures.     Alun Wyn Jones is "monumental" for the British...

Itoje relishing Jones competition as Lions lock returns

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones will make his return to the British and Irish Lions squad after making a remarkable comeback from injury.     Maro Itoje is looking forward to the competition Alun Wyn Jones...

Scott Robertson recommits to New Zealand Rugby

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Robertson has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Crusaders for the next three years, announcing today he will lead the Crusaders through to the end of 2024.     The Crusaders...

Tabai Matson confirmed as the Champions Harlequins new head coach

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins have confirmed that Tabai Matson will join the Club ahead of the 2021/22 season, leading the Premiership champions coaching contingent.   Matson joins Harlequins this month...

Introducing: The 4 Players Set To Debut For The All Blacks Versus Tonga

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks team has been named to play Tonga in the historic opening match of the Steinlager Series at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, on Saturday 3 July.   Four uncapped All Blacks have been named...

Pari Pari Parkinson returns for Maori All Blacks

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Maori All Blacks team has been named to play Manu Samoa at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland on Saturday 3 July.   Head Coach Clayton McMillan (Ngāi Te Rangi/Ngāi Tamawhariua/Te Rangihouhiri) has...