Gatland to be confirmed as the Lions head coach
The British & Irish Lions are set to confirm Wales' Grand Slam winning head coach Warren Gatland as their head coach for their 2021 tour to South Africa on Wednesday.
Gatland looks set to make the trip to the Republic 🦁 https://t.co/gOGGr972zN— Ultimate Rugby (@ultimaterugby) June 11, 2019
Bulls bolstered by returning Boks while Brits and van Staden in doubt
The Bulls could be without two of their key players in their final regular season match against the Lions at Loftus on Saturday.
The 24-all draw against the Highlanders has come at a cost for the Bulls with hooker Schalk Brits and loose forward Marco van Staden leaving the field with concussions.
Brumbies 'big dog' Sio to raise the bat
Surgery casts doubt over Milner-Skudder's World Cup
Milner-Skudder may have already played his last game in New Zealandhttps://t.co/ncLMLNWWns— Ultimate Rugby (@ultimaterugby) June 11, 2019
All Black outside back Nehe Milner-Skudder's hopes of a returning in time of the Rugby World Cup in Japan have been dealt a blow after he has been forced to undergo another surgery on his troublesome shoulder.
The Dan Carter movie is coming!
World Cup Winning All Black great Dan Carter has revealed that an "intimate" film about his personal life and his "challenging road" towards the 2015 Rugby World Cup will be hitting the big screens ahead of the Rugby World Cup later this year with the movie to be released in New Zealand on August 29.
Harlequins sign rugby league coach Sean Long
The Harlequins have announced that the Club has signed Sean Long as Assistant Coach from next season. Long joins the Club from St Helens where he is Assistant Coach to the rugby league side who are currently top of the Super League table.
Smith's Super Rugby season cut short
The Lions have been dealt a blow ahead of their final regular season Super Rugby game against the Bulls with the news that loose forward Kwagga Smith is likely to be sidelined for the remainder of the competition.