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Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and confirmed transfers of the week.     Vern Cotter brings in reinforcements Vern Cotter has started to piece his backroom staff at Fiji together...

RANKED | The Top 10 Players Heading To Japan Next Year

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The momentum of rugby's growth in Japan may have slowed since after the Rugby World Cup with Super Rugby and the Top League but when the Top League does return in January next year, it will do...

Top 14 Ins and Outs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having recently confirmed their 2020/21 calendar, the Top 14 will kickstart with Stade Francais hosting table leaders Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Jean-Bouin on September 4th.     #CalendrierTOP14...

Premiership Rugby Ins and Outs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

When the Premiership returns on the 14th of August, it will be 159 days after the last match was staged with Bristol Bears defeating Harlequins to mark their fifth Premiership win in a row, their...

Omar Mouneimne joins the ranks of Bristol Bears

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bristol Bears have announced the signing of Omar Mouneimne as their new defence coach.   Mouneimne, who, hitherto, was contracted to Worcester Warriors, comes from a mixed martial arts background...

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw joins Japanese club

1 month 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...

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

1 month 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...

Saracens secure Nick Tompkins' long-term commitment as he goes on loan in Wales

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales' centre Nick Tompkins has committed his long-term future at Saracens but will spend a season on loan at Dragons, the club confirmed on Friday.   The 25-year-old – who made...

Weekly Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders sign Wallabies prop       The Highlanders confirmed the signing of Wallabies tighthead prop Jermaine Ainsley who has inked a two-year deal with the side that...

Lyon Confirm Six New Signings With Two Players Returning To The Club

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon have confirmed the signing of six players ahead of the 2020/21 season with two of the six players returning to the club.   The two returning players include former France International,...