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John Afoa agrees new Bristol Bears contract

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bristol Bears have today confirmed that John Afoa has committed to the club for a further season, extending his time at Ashton Gate until 2021.   The 35-year-old was named in the Premiership team...

Latest World Rankings: Wales end New Zealand's run as the highest ranked test side

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their victory over England this past weekend, Wales have climbed to number one in the World Rugby Rankings for the first time since the rankings were introduced in October 2003.   Wales...

Weekend Round Up

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Will Miller signs for Brumbies   Brumbies have announced that Will Miller will join the club from the Waratahs having signed a 2-year contract with the club.    The backrower, who has...

Conor O'Shea announces his 31 man RWC squad

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Conor O'Shea has announced 31 players for the 2019 Rugby World Cup scheduled in Japan starting next September 20th.     Veteran Sergio Parisse, captain of Italy with 139 caps and...

9 All Blacks released for Mitre 10 Cup duty

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks have confirmed that 9 players from their squad will be released to attend to Mitre 10 Cup duty.     Brad Weber (Hawke's Bay) and Liam Coltman and Josh Ioane (Otago) for their...

South Africa qualify for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2021

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa secured their return to the Women’s Rugby World Cup stage after lifting the inaugural Rugby Africa Women’s Cup title in Johannesburg on Saturday, defeating Kenya 39-0.   The...

“It’s nice to learn when you’re winning” – Erasmus

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus breathed a sigh of relief and confirmed that his 2019 Springbok squad continued on a trajectory of progress following a 24-18 victory over Argentina in a Test at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria...

New Zealand v Australia | Bledisloe Cup Game 2 Highlights

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand bounced back from their heavy defeat last week with a comprehensive 36-0 home win over Australia in the second Bledisloe Cup clash. New Zealand started strongly and opened the scoring with...

Bledisloe Cup 2019: Wallabies press conference, Auckland

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies have fallen to New Zealand 36-0 at Eden Park. Hear what Michael Cheika and Michael Hooper thought of the match.    

All Blacks post match press conference after their 36-0 win over the Wallabies

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hear from the coaches and captain at the All Blacks post match press conference after their 36-0 win over the Wallabies to retain the Bledisloe Cup for the 17th year at Eden Park, 2019.     Credit:...