France win back-to-back World Rugby U20 Championship titles

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have successfully defended their World Rugby U20 Championship title, beating Australia 24-23 in the final in Rosario, Argentina on Saturday.   The future of French rugby looks to be in safe...

Two Home Nations to tour NZ in 2020

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Outgoing New Rugby CEO, Steve Tew has confirmed that the All Blacks will not host a Three-Test tour next year.    Instead, the new All Blacks' head coach will face off against two Six...

U20 World Championship Highlights: New Zealand v Scotland

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and New Zealand both played great Rugby, New Zealand was always ahead however, right from the first try by New Zealand, the young All Blacks were set the score. The Scottish played excellently...

Cian Healy signs new IRFU & Leinster contract

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland international loosehead Cian Healy has signed a new two-year IRFU contract until the end of the 2020/21 season.     Healy has been capped 88 times for Ireland, Healy started four...

“I feel now is the time for me to move on to new challenges outside of rugby" - Tim Visser to retire from professional rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Harlequins have announced that winger and former Scotland International Tim Visser will retire at the end of the 2018/19 Premiership Season having made 66 appearances for the Club.   Affectionately...

Tuesday Morning Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier coaching staff set for shake-up   Montpellier's coaching staff is set for a shake-up ahead of next season with Vern Cotter set to leave his role as head coach and become the club's director...

Alex Toolis signs for London Scottish

2 months ago by London Scottish

Alex Toolis has signed to join London Scottish next season, the Club has announced.     The 27-year-old has most recently been playing his rugby for Japanese side Kurita Water Gush....

Munster 2019 Award Winners

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Peter O’Mahony was named the Munster Men's Player of the Year at the annual Munster Rugby Awards on Tuesday evening.   The event took place at the University Concert Hall in Limerick with...

Henshaw & Toner return for Leinster while Glasgow make two changes

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top of conference B in the Pro14, Leinster, host top of conference A Glasgow this weekend.      It is the final regular season home game for Leinster in the Guinness PRO14 and head coach...

Zain Davids’ season with the Blitzboks is over

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Sevens forward Zain Davids will undergo shoulder surgery on Wednesday and has been ruled out of the last three tournaments of the World Rugby Sevens Series.   The 22-year-old Davids injured...