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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...

Chris Ashton at fullback for Quins trip to Kingsholm

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins Head of Rugby Paul Gustard has named the team to travel to Gloucester this weekend as Chris Ashton returns to fitness to start at fullback   Harlequins travel to Gloucester in the search...

Blues unveil 2021 squad including Pat Lam's nephew AJ

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Blues are determined to ensure their progress in 2020 was no aberration after naming their squad for the Super Rugby Aotearoa and Trans-Tasman competitions.   The squad includes 12 current...

Brad Weber extends Chiefs stay

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black and Chiefs halfback Brad Weber has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Chiefs for another year.   The 29-year-old debuted for the Chiefs in 2014. Since his Super Rugby debut,...

15 years ago today: Alesana Tuilagi v Lewis Moody fight

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 years ago today, England flanker Lewis Moody was sent off for fighting during England's 40-3 win over Samoa at Twickenham.   Moody engaged in a scrap with Leicester team-mate Alesana Tuilagi...

When the Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw will take place and how it will work

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Draw is the moment fans and teams have been waiting for. Each participating nation will discover their future opposition when the balls are drawn on 14 December at the iconic Palais Brongniart. Due...

Tana Umaga to coach Moana Pasifika against the Maori All Blacks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Māori All Blacks and Moana Pasifika will face off in a match that will bring culture, connection and entertainment to Hamilton’s FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton on Saturday, 5 December,...

Watch: Hugo Keenan scores a first half brace on his test debut

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hugo Keenan enjoyed a dream start to his test career as he scored two tries in the opening 40 minutes of his debut.    He scored his first try on the half hour mark before he was denied a second...

Jono Lance one of three who commit to the Western Force

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western Force has continued to consolidate their squad for next season with Jono Lance, Henry Taefu and Jake Strachan all signing contract extensions.   Lance and Taefu have penned one-year...