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Former England scrumhalf Willi Heinz makes his NPC return

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England scrumhalf Willi Heinz makes his return to provincial rugby this weekend after being named on the Canterbury bench to face Manawatu in their NPC season opener.   Heinz left the Crusaders...

Every TOP14 Clubs New Signing Ahead Of The 2022/23 Season

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier will be looking to defend their maiden TOP 14 title in 2022/23.     We take a look at their new signings as well as all the other new arrivals in the league ahead of...

Every United Rugby Championship Clubs New Signing Ahead Of The 2022/23 Season

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship sides have kicked off the pre-season ahead of the second season of the competition with some new faces in the squads.   We run you through every signing...

Chris Boyd to mentor Highlanders coaching group

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chris Boyd will join the Highlander’s coaching group in 2023 as Coaching Mentor. Boyd will draw on his wealth of coaching experience to help guide new Head Coach, Clarke Dermody, and his coaching...

Sef Fa’agase re-commits to Queensland Rugby

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Versatile prop Sef Fa’agase has signed with the Queensland Reds through 2024.    The two-year deal sees the 31-year-old’s career come full circle, with Fa’agase rising through...

Next Generation of Highlanders Confirmed

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have signalled a strong focus on the future with the signing of five of their young stars on three-year Super Rugby contracts beginning in 2024. All players are recent graduates of or currently...

Eight TOP 14 transfers you may have missed

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022/23 season is fast approaching, and while some player movements are still to be finalised, some big transfers have flown under the radar.   We take a look at eight you may have...

Mallett predicts scrum time to be All Black downfall against Boks

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok boss and current rugby pundit Nick Mallett has aired the view that the wounded All Blacks do not possess the necessary balance to topple the world champion Springboks.    Coming...

All Blacks Name Rugby Championship Squad: Foster and Cane retained

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks coach Ian Foster has named the following squad for the 2022 edition of the Rugby Championship. The bulk of the Steinlager series squad has been retained as the All Blacks set their sights on...