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Nienaber banks on experience for New Zealand Test

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has recalled the experienced trio of Lood de Jager, Elton Jantjies and Frans Steyn for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand in Townsville,...

Looking ahead to the weekend's Rugby Championship action

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another feast of Southern Hemisphere is on the horizon with repeats of last weekend’s match-ups as Los Pumas meet the All Blacks and the wounded Springboks do battle with Dave Rennie’s Wallabies.    The...

The Rugby Championship 2021, Round 3 Preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Quade Cooper looked to have played his last Wallabies game, but he starts at fly-half this weekend against world champions South Africa.   Australia are looking for a lift and have turned to Quade...

Cooper makes sensational Wallabies return as Hooper equals record, Retallick to lead All Blacks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran flyhalf Quade Cooper has not played for Australia since 2017 and gets his chance against the Springboks.     Quade Cooper will make a remarkable return for the Wallabies after being...

Cooper returns to Wallabies as Hooper equals Gregan's captaincy record

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Quade Cooper will make a remarkable return to the Test arena after being selected at flyhalf for the Wallabies showdown with Rugby World Cup holders, South Africa, on the Gold Coast on Sunday night. The...

Bledisloe Cup action as Wallabies try to avoid a clean-sweep

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After much to-ing and fro-ing regarding the future of the 2021 Rugby Championship over the last couple of weeks, the Wallabies finally have an opportunity to exact some payback on their old foes, The All...

Scotland Women's squad announced for RWC 2021 Europe Qualifiers

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Women Head Coach Bryan Easson has today named a 28-player squad for the upcoming Rugby World Cup 2021 Europe Qualifiers. The squad will convene at Oriam, Scotland’s National Sports Performance...

The New Signings Each Top 14 Club Made During The Off Season

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The French Top 14 returns this weekend in a mouth-watering opening round of fixtures.   Newly promoted Biarritz Olympique opening the competition against last season's semi-finalists Union...

United Rugby Championship Fixtures Unveiled

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After great anticipation, the URC have revealed all 144 regular season match-ups as South Africa’s top clubs take to the field against the Celtic and Italian nations in a global first for rugby.   Building...

The Big Name Signings In The PROD2 This Season

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France's second division competition kicks off on Thursday with the two sides who were relegated from the Top 14, Bayonne and Agen, kicking the season off.   While the PROD2 is not France's...