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Next In Line? The Race For The All Black Second Row

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster begins his tenure as the new All Blacks' head coach with just 28% of the players in New Zealand saying that the long-term All Blacks assistant coach had been the right choice to replace...

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi Named Most Influential Person in Rugby

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has been named as the most influential person in rugby in a list compiled by Rugby World magazine.   The renowned magazine...

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw joins Japanese club

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Scotland captain, Greig Laidlaw has signed a deal to join Japanese Top League side NTT Shining Arcs along with Australians' Anaru Rangi and Liam Gill.   In January, it was confirmed...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another busy week in the player market this week with the major announcement of Beauden Barrett's move to Japan next year.   We recap some of the biggest moves of the week as well as some of...

Top Stories of the Week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett joins an illustrious group of players to join Suntory Sungoliath     Beauden Barrett's move to Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath sees the All Black playmaker join an...

Beauden Barrett joins an illustrious group of players to join Suntory Sungoliath

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett's move to Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath sees the All Black playmaker join an illustrious group of former test stars who have pulled on the yellow and black jersey.   The...

Why Beauden Barrett will still be able to play for the All Blacks in 2021

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A move to away from New Zealand would normally rule a player out of All Black selection but that is not the case with Beauden Barrett's move to Japan with the All Black and Blues' playmaker signing...

All Blacks star Beauden Barrett's move to Japan confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black and Blues playmaker Beauden Barrett has signed a lucrative deal to join Top League side with Suntory Sungliath rumoured to be around £780,000 for the season.   Barrett...

Report: Beauden Barrett signs with Japanese Top League club

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two time World Player of the Year Beauden Beauden has reportedly signed a multi-million-pound deal to join Top League side Suntory Sungoliath according to a report by Nik Simon in the...

Eddie Jones plans to lure Blues sensation Hoskins Sotutu to England - report

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England boss Eddie Jones is reportedly keen to lure Blues' sensation Hoskin Sotutu to England after the highly rated and inform Auckland no.8 revealed that he qualifies for England via his mother.     The...