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Stormers set to lose lock Cobus Wiese to Saracens

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Young utility forward Cobus Wiese is in advanced negotiations with Premiership giants Saracens to sign a five-year deal with the European champions, reports claim.     According to rugby365,...

"If the Wolfpack want Manu then I am sure they can have a conversation with us" - Geordan Murphy

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England centre Manu Tuilagi will not be leaving Leicester Tigers "anytime soon" despite interest from big-spending rugby league side the Toronto Wolfpack, according to his club boss Geordan Murphy.     A...

Dylan Hartley retires from professional rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England hooker and Northampton Saints' club legend Dylan Hartley has retired from professional rugby with immediate effect.     The 33-year-old hooker has been unable to recover from...

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...

Rugby League side Toronto Wolfpack target England centre Manu Tuilagi

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi is the next high-profile rugby union star to be targeted by Toronto Wolfpack according to a report by Ross Heppenstall at the Telegraph.     The...

Vunipola holds nerve as last-gasp Sarries down Irish

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manu Vunipola kicked a last-gasp penalty to secure a dramatic 16-13 win for Saracens over London Irish at Allianz Park in the Premiership on Saturday. On a day when cousins Billy and Mako suffered Rugby...

Eddie Jones names England team to play South Africa in final

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play South Africa in the Rugby World Cup 2019 Final at Yokohama Stadium on Saturday 2 November.     Captain Owen Farrell will lead...

Earl double gets Sarries up and running

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Earl scored a second-half double as Saracens responded to their opening-day defeat with a 24-10 Premiership win at Leicester Tigers on Sunday.     Sarries started the defence of their...

Sarries full-back Goode out for up to four months

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

European and Premiership champions Saracens are expected to be without European Player of the Year Alex Goode until the end of February.       Saracens full-back Alex Goode has been...

Sam Harrison to leave Tigers in 2020

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Harrison will depart Leicester Tigers in the New Year, with the 29-year-old deciding to pursue career opportunities away from professional rugby in Australia.   The scrum-half has made 172 appearances...