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Quade Cooper pulls out of Wallaby touring squad

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallaby flyhalf Quade Cooper has removed himself from Australia’s upcoming tour to the UK, citing a need for bodily rest as his reason.    Cooper is due to commence pre-season training...

Mark Bennett & Fraser Brown drop out of Scotland squad

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Injury has forced Glasgow hooker Fraser Brown out of the Scotland squad preparing to face Tonga, Australia, South Africa and Japan at Murrayfield during the autumn campaign.     Brown...

ABs dominate stats columns after Round 1 of Autumn Nations Series

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first weekend of the Autumn Nations Series saw Australia see off Japan 32-23 before the All Blacks ran riot against the USA, amassing a total of 104 points to which the USA could only respond with...

Japan 23-32 Australia: Wallabies enjoy best winning streak since 2015

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Not since October 2015 had the Wallabies enjoyed a five-game winning streak but they ended that drought by holding off Japan in Oita.     Australia won their fifth consecutive game after...

Paisami to start against Japan

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Queensland Red Hunter Paisami has been named to replace the injured Samu Kerevi at inside centre for the Wallabies Test against Japan in Oita on Saturday afternoon local time. Kerevi failed to overcome...

Ireland Squad Named For Autumn Nations Series: Zebo returns, two uncapped players included

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland Head coach Andy Farrell has named a 38 strong squad for the upcoming Autumn Nations Series fixtures at the Aviva Stadium.   Ireland face Japan on Saturday 6th November before hosting New...

12 uncapped players named in Scotland's 42-man squad for Autumn Nations Series

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland has called up its full complement of 2021 British & Irish Lions as Head Coach Gregor Townsend confirms his 42-man squad for the Autumn Nations Series.       The...

Super Rugby Pacific: Getting to Know Fiji Drua

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Drua is one of two new sides introduced to the revamped Super Rugby Pacific competition for next season, along with Moana Pasifika, which will be based in New Zealand.     The Fijians...

Carlos Spencer Lands MLR Coaching Gig

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

NOLA Gold has announced that former All Black flyhalf Carlos Spencer will be joining the team as an assistant coach for the 2022 MLR season.      “After recently coaching in South...

Will Skelton returns as Dave Rennie confirms his Autumn Nations Series Squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has confirmed the squad for Australia’s end of year Tour to Japan and the United Kingdom.   Fresh off the side’s second place finish in the eToro Rugby Championship,...