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France to host New Zealand in blockbuster RWC 2023 opening match

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have announced the much-anticipated match schedule for Rugby World Cup 2023, a tournament with players and fans at heart that will engage the whole...

Australia make 'game-changing' intervention to host the British and Irish Lions Tour - report

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia have made a 'game-changing' intervention to host the British and Irish Lions Tour this year, according to a report Gavin Mairs at the Telegraph.   According to the report, Rugby...

Tuesday's round-up of Six Nations news

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales injury update:   There is good news in the pipeline for the Welsh at scrumhalf with Tomos Williams back at training after his hamstring issues. The 26 year-old is, however, not expected to...

B&I Lions turn to Government for help to host series against South Africa

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the halt of their planned tour of South Africa due to COVID-19, the British and Irish Lions have now turned to the Government for help to stage a home 'tour' against world champions the...

USA international Ruben de Haas signs for Saracens

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have announced the signing of scrum-half Ruben de Haas.      The 22-year-old will join the Men in Black on a two-year deal from South African franchise the Cheetahs.      Born...

Test Stars Light Up The Opening Round Of The Top League

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights lead the way in their respective conferences after the opening round of the Top League.   Panasonic claimed a comprehensive 55-14 victory over Ricoh...

Jaguares seek inclusion in Pro14

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pro14 could be expanding its ranks even further with news that the Jaguares from Argentina are knocking on the competition’s door.   The Super Rugby franchise, along with the Argentinian...

Heinz to trade Gloucester for Worcester?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

While at this stage nothing has been confirmed, recent reports indicate that Gloucester scrumhalf Willi Heinz hopes to trade his Cherry & White jersey for the Worcester Warriors colours next season,...

Two Red Cards in the Premiership clash at Welford Round

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Both Leicester Tigers and Wasps saw player's given their marching orders on Saturday at Welford Road.   Tigers' loose forward Jasper Wiese was sent for an early shower in the first half for a clearout...

"Thank God I was never on the opposite side" - Dan Carter names the top five players he shared a pitch with

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having called time on his illustrious career, Dan Carter has named the top five players he shared a pitch with.   Mercurial fly-half Carter confirmed on Saturday that his incredible career...