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Ben Smith set to follow Nehe Milner-Skudder in signing for the Highlanders for Super Rugby Aotearoa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders could welcome yet another World Cup winner and legend of the Super Rugby franchise with Ben Smith reportedly in talks to join the side for Super Rugby Aotearoa.   The Highlanders...

All Black Great Agrees Pau Coaching Deal Extension

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black centre and two-time Rugby World Cup winner Conrad Smith has extended his contract as Pau's High-Performance Manager to 2022, the French club's president Bernard Pontneau said on Wednesday.   Smith...

WATCH: Steve Hansen, Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu star in retro singing clip

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the best centre pairings of all time! And turns out they can sing too.   The All Blacks have released an epic retro video on Thursday, where legendary New Zealand midfield duo Conrad...

The Incredible List Of Talented Players Whose Top 14 Contracts Are Expiring At The End Of The Season

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Top 14 is currently on pause and as it stands a number of players will not be afforded the time to prove they deserve a contract extension by the end of the season.   Bi-weekly rugby newspaper,...

Post World Cup 2019 Retirees XV

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saying farewell isn't easy particularly when you have spent your life working towards the goal of representing your country but this was the decision several of test rugby’s leading lights made after...

The busiest tacklers, most potent attackers, turnover kings and more from all the top leagues

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the world’s premier domestic competitions in full swing, we take a look at the top performers in the most noteworthy categories. We take a look at the best performers from the Premiership, Pro...

Ins, outs and the latest rugby rumours

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Silly season is in full blossom as the reports over player and coach movements rack up as well as the potential impacts of the coronavirus.    We wrap all of the latest player movements as...

Ins, outs and the latest rugby rumours

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy day in player movement market saw Chris Ashton leave Sale Sharks with immediate effect, the Leicester Tigers add two signings and a couple of re-signings and the Exeter Chiefs wrap a few new signings.    We...

Greig Laidlaw set to become a free agent - report

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont and former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw's future remains uncertain after a proposed move to Perpignan fell through according to reports in France.      The 34-year-old is out...

French Top14 - Round 17 Results and Stats Leaders

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As is characteristic in the French Top 14, viewers were treated to some thrilling displays of rugby.   The most noteworthy results saw Racing 92 enjoy a crushing victory over La Rochelle while Toulon...