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2019/20 TOP 14 Fixtures Confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse will kick off their TOP14 defence with a visit to Bordeaux in the opening round of the 2019/20 season on 24 August 2019.   The opening round also sees Agen host Toulon, Montpellier travel...

Steffon Armitage off to the MLR

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England star and Champions Cup winner, Steffon Armitage, is the latest player to sign to play in the USA as he joins the San Diego Legion in the MLR   San Diego Legion announces its first...

All Blacks ace Ben Smith back and '100 per cent' fit

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand and the Highlanders have been boosted by Ben Smith's imminent return to Super Rugby action this week.     Ben Smith will return from almost seven weeks out when the Highlanders...

Balancing the books and replacing the Accountant: who can replace Ben Smith after the World Cup?

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders and All Blacks will lose one of their most consistent performers after the Rugby World Cup with the always reliable Ben Smith bringing the curtain down on his test and Super Rugby career...

Samoan scrumhalf Fotuali'i set for Top 14 switch

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier head coach Vern Cotter has moved closer to completing his squad for next season with the signing of Bath and Samoan scrumhalf Kahn Fotuali'i, according to L'Equipe.   Fotuali'i...

Stade Francais Legend Signs Off In Style

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of their final match of the season, Stade Francais confirmed that club stalwart Julien Arias had not re-signed for the club for the 2019/20 season.   A veteran of 15 seasons at Paris club,...

Barbarians finalise squad for Twickenham clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pat Lam has finalised his 23-man Barbarians squad to face England at Twickenham on Sunday.   Nine countries are represented in the side as well as 11 clubs.   The likes of Mark Atkinson (Gloucester)...

Tiaan Thomas-Wheeler signs senior contract with Ospreys

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ospreys Rugby have announced that teenage centre, Tiaan Thomas-Wheeler, has signed his first senior contract with his home Region.    The 19-year old from Neath has been rewarded for his...

Toulon end Castres' reign, La Rochelle and Montpellier seal play-off spots

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There will be a new Top 14 champion after Castres missed out on a top-six finish with a final-day defeat to Toulon.     Castres' reign as Top 14 champions is over after they were beaten...

Harri Morgan signs first senior deal with Ospreys

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ospreys Rugby have announced that scrum-half, Harri Morgan, has signed his first senior contract.    The 19-year old from Maesteg made history earlier this season when he became the first player...