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Jamie Roberts heads to Stormers as Josh Matavesi joins Bath

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons centre Josh Matavesi has signed for Bath Rugby with immediate effect after two and a half seasons with the Kingston Park club.   The 29-year-old Fijian international made 47 appearances...

Former Springbok Assistant set to land test role

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Georgian national team are on the hunt for new head coach and their newest partnership with South African Rugby could produce Milton Haig's replacement.   In December last year, Georgia...

Saracens' centre set for Wales Six Nations call up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The lack of fit centres available to new Wales head coach Wayne Pivac could see Wales call up for Saracens' centre Nick Tompkins who won the Junior World Championship with England.   The 24 year-old...

Pools & schedule announced for World Rugby U20 Championship 2020

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The future stars of rugby will converge on Italy for the 13th edition of the World Rugby U20 Championship from 28 June to 18 July, 2020 after World Rugby and the Federazione Italiana Rugby (FIR) announced...

Cobus Reinach to leave Northampton Saints

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today confirm that scrum-half Cobus Reinach will leave the Club at the conclusion of the 2019/20 season.     The 29-year-old Springbok arrived at Franklin’s Gardens...

Watch: Willie Le Roux's sublime performance in the opening round of the Top League

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning fullback Willie Le Roux starred in his return to the Top League on Sunday despite his side narrowly losing 31-29 to Yamaha Jubilo.   Le Roux enjoyed a stint with Canon Eagles before...

England complete coaching team ahead of 2020 Six Nations

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men's head coach Eddie Jones has completed his coaching team ahead of the 2020 Six Nations with the appoints of Simon Amor and Matt Proudfoot as his new assistant coaches.   Proudfoot and...

James Hook to retire at the end of season

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ospreys and Wales back James Hook has confirmed that he will retire from rugby at the end of the season.     The 34-year-old revealed the news on his Twitter and Instagram, saying: "Hey...

Test Stars To Light Up Japan's Top League In 2020

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this weekend with a number of test stars of the past and present set to light up the competition in 2020.   With the Champions Cup returning this weekend with the...

Glen Jackson hangs up his whistle

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former golden boot turned New Zealand professional referee, Glen Jackson has today announced he is hanging up the whistle, and retiring from professional refereeing after an on-field career that has spanned...