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Monaco selected to host the World Rugby Sevens Repechage

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today confirmed the repechage tournament for the Tokyo Olympic Games will take place in Monaco on 19-20 June, 2021. The decision was confirmed by the World Rugby Executive Committee following...

Winners and Losers: Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2023 Rugby World Cup Pools are in.    Hosts France have been drawn with the All Blacks as well as Italy while the defending Champions, South Africa, have been drawn alongside Scotland and...

Edinburgh flyhalf van der Walt starts on debut against Ireland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh flyhalf Jaco van der Walt will make his Scotland debut as one of six changes to the starting team to face Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday 5 December (kick-off 2:15pm).   Captain...

Gregor Townsend makes five changes to his starting XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has named five changes to Scotland’s starting line-up for this Sunday’s Autumn Nations Cup contest against France at Murrayfield Stadium.   Scotland’s...

Five Uncapped Players Named In Georgia's Squad For Autumn Nations Cup Warm Up Tests

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia have named an extended squad for the international window with the side kicking off their international campaign in less than a month's time.   The Lelos Head Coach, Levan Maisashvili...

The cat who hitched a lift on a worldwide tour with former Edinburgh's Dean Nicholson

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Edinburgh Rugby player Dean Nicholson's yearning for a life-changing experience saw him pack his job in to travel the world. But what the 31-year-old didn't realise was that it would be...

John Barclay Retires

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Calcutta Cup winning Scotland captain John Barclay has today announced his retirement from the sport following a 16-year career in professional rugby.   A Guinness PRO14 winner with Scarlets...

Saracens sign England 7s product Ben Harris

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have signed England 7s product, Ben Harris, confirms the 20-year-old speedster on his Instagram.           View this post on Instagram     The...

Phil Kearns to lead Australia's 2027 Rugby World Cup bid

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia Chairman Hamish McLennan has today announced two-time World Cup winner Phil Kearns AM as Executive Director, Rugby World Cup 2027 Bid. Kearns, who played 67 Tests for Australia, will lead...

Picking a Tier 2 World XV

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There is a raft of talented players outside the first tier of test playing nations, some of which could claim to be the best in the position in world rugby.   We take a look at what a potential...