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South Africa set to lose over 20 of their top schoolboys to overseas clubs

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

A number of Springboks will be lost to overseas-based clubs following their victorious Rugby World Cup campaign with numerous players heading to Japan and Europe.   However, the exodus of talent...

Warren Gatland names a few players almost guaranteed to feature on the 2021 Lions tour

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has suggested that his squad to face South Africa in the 2021 Lions tour could be loaded full of England players.     Speaking to former England...

Pete Samu and Joe Powell to Represent Barbarians

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies stars Pete Samu and Joe Powell have been selected to represent the famous Barbarians club on their three-match tour this November.    The duo will pull on the black and white hooped...

Monday Morning Round Up

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Marchant signs new Quins deal which includes a spell in New Zealand     Harlequins centre Joe Marchant has signed a three-year contract extension with the London Club, until 2023. Additionally,...

RUNY sign Ireland u20 lock Cormac Daly

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby United New York have added more Irish influence to their side with the addition of under-20 international lock Cormac Daly. At just 21 years old, the 6’6″ (1.98m) athlete is only just...

Andrew Conway's 50 metre solo effort saves Munster

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A late wonder try from Andrew Conway helped Munster to their fifth victory in six PRO14 games in the PRO14 at Thomond Park on Saturday evening.     CJ Stander, Man of the Match Rory Scannell...

Van Graan won't rush Carbery's return

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Munster head coach Johann van Graan is hopeful that Joey Carbery will be fit and available by Christmas after he returned from the World Cup with a recurrence of his ankle injury.     It...

Thursday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Rugby's elite in talks over new ring-fenced world championship   World Rugby’s proposed 12-team Nations Championship was abandoned in June, however, according to a report by Matt...

Ronan O’Gara reveals his frosty relationship with Steve Hansen

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Crusaders assistant coach Ronan O’Gara has revealed that he had a frosty relationship with All Blacks' head coach Steve Hansen.     The former Ireland International flyhalf assisted...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A round up of all the morning headlines from today.       Springboks humbled by superb support on their arrival in SA “Humbled and over-awed” – that was the reaction...