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Best and Brits set for final farewells at the Principality

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians squad as has joined up in Cardiff to prepare for the final match of their November tour.   Three legends of the game will be preparing to say different farewells in Wales this week.   Ireland’s...

Franco Smith appointed as Italy interim coach

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy have announced that former Cheetahs coach Franco Smith will coach the side for the 2020 Six Nations while they search for Conor O'Shea's permanent replacement.   O'Shea left his role with...

Glasgow name Danny Wilson as Dave Rennie's replacement

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Danny Wilson will become the new Head Coach of Glasgow Warriors on a two-year deal ahead of next season.     The 43-year-old will join the club from his role as Assistant Coach (Forwards)...

McKenzie signs for the Ospreys

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former New Zealand Maori and U20s fly half/fullback Marty McKenzie has put pen to paper and committed to the Ospreys to the end of the season.   Gareth Anscombe suffered a knee injury while on international...

Tomas Francis set to miss the Six Nations

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Wales coach Wayne Pivac will have to be without the services of Tomas Francis for the upcoming Six Nations after the tighthead prop was confirmed to be ruled out of action for up to...

Pieretto props up Exeter Chiefs

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs have bolstered their squad with the signing of Argentinian prop Enrique Pieretto until the end of the season.     Chiefs’ Director of Rugby, Rob Baxter, has moved swiftly...

Monday Morning Round Up

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joseph drops out of All Blacks race & re-signs with Japan     The Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) has today announced that coach Jamie Joseph has signed a new deal with Japan, taking...

'They have said they are not moving their final ' - Warren Gatland urges Premiership clubs to move their Final back in 2021

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has called on Premiership clubs to bring forward the end of the their 2020/21 season ahead of the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour.     The former Wales head coach will lead...

Ultimate Rugby's World Cup Team of the Competition

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Springboks celebrate winning the 2019 Rugby World Cup, we take a look back at what was an amazing tournament in Japan and select our Team of the competition.     There were a number...

Thursday Morning Round Up

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

          Warren Gatland names a few players almost guaranteed to feature on the 2021 Lions tour   British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has suggested that...