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Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy week on the player market this week saw the likes of Gloucester, Leinster and Harlequins all release squad updates while there were a number of confirmed signings across Europe.   We...

Weekly Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Goneva heads to France:     The 36-year-old Fijian has spent most of his career having joined Leicester Tigers from French club Tarbes in 2012. He spent four years...

Gloucester confirm two re-signings and eight departures

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester have today confirmed the eight players that will leave the club with two players committing their future to the club.   Gloucester has confirmed that three players...

Johan Ackermann's Top League side confirms eight new signings including a World Cup winning Springbok

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Gloucester head coach Johan Ackerman has started his recruitment for his new side NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes.   The South African has recruited three former Gloucester players including Franco...

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...

Ruan Ackermann “staying put” at Gloucester as Johan Makes Tracks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

While Johan Ackermann journeys away from Gloucester to take up a new role withNTT Docomo Red Hurricanes in Japan, his talented son Ruan will remain behind at the club.     “My two...

News from around the globe

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

About Turn?   After it was announced that he would be staying in Cape Town, it looks like hot property, Pieter-Steph du Toit, has indeed signed a last minute deal to play in France if rumours are...

Top League Round 6 Review

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 6 of the Top League provided fans with a riveting mix of bruising defensive efforts and scintillating attack. The most noteworthy individual defensive effort came from Honda Heat number 8 Paul Schoeman...

Top League Highlights: Suntory Sangoliath vs Shining Arcs

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After what seemed to be a rather equal first half with a score of 8-7 with the hosts taking the lead as both teams went into the break, the second half proved to be a different story. Toshiba Brave Lupus...

Japan continues to benefit from World Cup hype after record attendances in the Top League

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The hype from the Rugby World Cup has not died down in Japan with the Top League recording record attendances during the opening round of the competition on Sunday.   The season got off to a late...