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Premiership clubs look to increase the overseas player quota next season - reports

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership clubs are looking to increase the overseas player quota next season to offset the loss of Kolpak stars after Brexit according to a report in the Daily Mail.   From December 31 a number...

New Zealand Provincial side teams up with a Chinese side to complete the Global Rapid Rugby Roster

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Global Rapid Rugby has unveiled the China Lions as the final team in its inaugural home-and-away competition this year. China Rugby Football Association and New Zealand’s...

Jamie Roberts on his way to Cape Town?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath centre and decorated veteran of professional rugby, Jamie Roberts, has reportedly signed a deal with Cape Town-based Super Rugby side the Stormers ahead of the 2020 season.   https://t.co/dnHk0YAyOR —...

Magnus Bradbury re-signs for Edinburgh

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland international back-row Magnus Bradbury has become the latest player to commit his future to Edinburgh Rugby after today putting pen-to-paper on a new deal.     Bradbury,...

London Irish give Samoan wing Belgium Tuatagaloa a life line after he wasn't offered a new contract in France

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoan winger Belgium Tuatagaloa has been given an opportunity to continue his professional career after he was not offered a new contract Valence Romans, who played in the PROD2 in France.   The...

Greg Laidlaw calls time on his test career

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Greig Laidlaw – who captained Scotland more than any other player (39 of his 76 appearances) and is the country’s second all-time points scorer (714) – today brought an end to a...

Confirmed: Former England coach joins Dave Rennie's backroom staff

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia has today announced key appointments to the Wallabies staff, including Scott Wisemantel as an assistant to Dave Rennie on a four-year deal.     The 49-year old will serve as...

Matt Sherratt to return to Sixways

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Matt Sherratt is to re-join Worcester Warriors as Attack and Backs Coach as successor to Neil Doak who will leave Sixways by mutual agreement when his contract expires at the end of the current season.     Sherratt...

South Africa crowned champions in Dubai as Fiji finish ninth

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blitzboks will head to their home event in Cape Town on top the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 standings after beating New Zealand 15-0 in the Dubai Rugby Sevens Cup final.   South Africa...

WRAP UP: Dubai 7s - Day One

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby Sevens Series returned with a bang on 5 December with five of the eight men's matches on day one of the Dubai Rugby Sevens 2019 decided by seven points or less.   VIEW FIXTURES/RESULTS   Series...