Tommy Seymour announces international retirement

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and British & Irish Lions wing Tommy Seymour today announced his decision to call time on his international rugby career.   The nation's fourth-top try-scorer crossed the paint 20 times...

Israel Folau tests the waters in South Africa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Rugby Australia and Israel Folau finally settling their case of unfair dismissal, Israel Folau is looking for a new club to ply his trade which has led him to South Africa.   It seems that...

Rory Hutchinson extends Saints contract

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints have today announced that Scotland international Rory Hutchinson has extended his contract at Franklin’s Gardens.   More of this coming your way from @RoryJHutchinson...

World Champion Springboks to face Scotland and Georgia in 2020

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby confirmed on Wednesday that the Springboks will face Scotland and Georgia in three home Tests in the new international window of July 2020, as part of the Incoming Series match schedule.   The...

Dave Rennie named as the new Wallabies head coach

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia has today announced the appointment of Dave Rennie as Head Coach of the Wallabies.    Rennie will fulfil his current commitments with Glasgow Warriors before joining the Qantas...

Double injury blow for Wales

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Rugby have today announced that Jonathan Davies and Rhys Patchell both need surgery after sustaining injuries at the Rugby World Cup and face lengthy spells on the sidelines.     Davies...

No advantage gained from spying - Mitchell

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England defence coach John Mitchell does not believe New Zealand would benefit from seeing what England are up to in training.     John Mitchell wished New Zealand good luck if they want to...

Semi-finalists England and South Africa climb in world rankings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After big wins over Australia and Japan respectively in the Rugby World Cup, England and South Africa moved up in the world rankings.     The Rugby World Cup semi-finals will feature the...

Saluting Five Japanese Players That Had Outstanding Rugby World Cups

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The host nation for the 2019 Rugby World Cup have been knocked out having lost 3-26 to the Springboks in the quarter-final.    Japan were inspirational as they became the first Asian side to...

Hansen 'quite happy' All Blacks avoided in-form Japan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen is "quite happy" to see Japan on the opposite side of the draw to New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup - but knows Ireland will be a tough test in the quarter-finals.   Tournament...