South Africa to host next two World Rugby U20 Championships

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa will host the next two editions of the World Rugby U20 Championship, in 2023 and 2024, the global governing body and SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday, while Kenya was awarded the World Rugby...

Six Nations Countdown: The Championship's finest fifteens

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The countdown to the 2023 Six Nations Championship continues. With 15 days to go, we take a look at some of the most celebrated fullbacks to have graced the tournament with their abilities.   Leigh...

No return date set for Quade as Wallabies playmaker reveals road to RWC

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Quade Cooper says his rehabilitation from a ruptured Achilles has been “great”, but the playmaker “can’t say” when he will return to the playing field, writes theroar.     Cooper...

Richard Wigglesworth appointed Leicester Tigers Interim Head Coach

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have appointed Richard Wigglesworth Interim Head Coach after agreeing terms with Steve Borthwick and Kevin Sinfield for an early release from their contracts...

Club announcement: Leicester Tigers Coaching Team

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have appointed Richard Wigglesworth Interim Head Coach after agreeing terms with Steve Borthwick and Kevin Sinfield for an early release from their contracts with the club.   The...

One final twist in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Autumn Nations Series comes to a close, Australia climb the rankings after a dramatic 39-34 win over Wales while South Africa fall just short of taking third place off New Zealand following a 27-13...

Woodward calls for Jones dismissal if England lose Six Nations opener against Scotland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones should be sacked as England head coach if his side fail to beat Scotland in next year's Six Nations opener, says former boss Clive Woodward.   The Australian oversaw a 27-13 defeat to...

Another cracker set for Twickenham as England take on the Boks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the 116th year of the rivalry’s history, the Boks will take on England at Twickenham on Saturday in what promises to be yet another bruising contest.   The English will be well battle-hardened...

Argentina international Ignacio Ruiz joins London Irish

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish can today confirm the signing of Argentina international Ignacio Ruiz.   The 21-year-old hooker joins up with the Exiles with immediate effect, adding to Irish’s already plentiful...

Springboks mix it up for final Test of 2022

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber made eight changes and two positional switches to his matchday squad to face England at Twickenham on Saturday in the final Castle Lager Outgoing Tour clash, with a handful...