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Blues the same and Highlanders change one ahead of Round 3

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

On the back of two straight wins, Blues coach Leon MacDonald has resisted any change to his starting line-up for the third round of the Super Rugby Aotearoa against the Highlanders. The only change...

Premiership and TOP14 clubs may not release players for Autumn Tests - report

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby are set to publish the revised Test windows for the autumn next week with English and French clubs warning they will not release players if there is a clash with European and domestic...

QUIZ: Can You Name The Starting 22 Of The First Test Of The 2005 British And Irish Lions Tour?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fifteen years ago to the day, The British and Irish Lions suffered defeat in their opening test against the All Blacks in Christchurch.   The clash was marred by an incident in the opening...

Like Father, Like Son - Tom & Alistair Robinson

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The sight of a mane of ginger hair charging with purpose after the rugby ball has become a much talked-about one in New Zealand over the course of the past two seasons. Said mane is attached to the head...

Ted Hill Extends Stay at Warriors

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Talented English back-rower Ted Hill has committed his services to Worcester Warriors for the next two years.   The 1.96m, 112kg Hill has one cap under the belt for England and continues to impress...

Saracens retain the services of England prop - report

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have succeeded in keeping England and Lions prop Mako Vunipola on their payroll with the loosehead prop committing his future to the club according to a report in the Telegraph.   This...

Weekly Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders sign Wallabies prop       The Highlanders confirmed the signing of Wallabies tighthead prop Jermaine Ainsley who has inked a two-year deal with the side that...

On This Day in 1995, Jonah Lomu steamrolled Mike Catt

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

25 years ago today, a 20-year-old New Zealand winger stunned the Rugby World by dotting down FOUR times in the All Blacks emphatic 29-45 win over England.   Lomu delivered perhaps the...

Chris Robshaw off to MLR as he signs for SD Legion

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second most capped England captain and Harlequins legend has signed with the San Diego Legion. He will join the Major League Rugby tournament for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.   The Harlequins...

Tuilagi brothers join London Scottish

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Tuilagi brothers, Fred and Brian, have put pen to paper and will be pulling on a London Scottish jersey for the 2020/21 season.   Carrying one of the most well-known surnames in rugby, Fred...