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Weekly Round Up

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues star Sotutu ends speculation with a new deal:     Blues' star looseforward Hoskins Sotutu will remain at the Blues until at least 2022. The 21-year-old has added a further two...

Next In Line? The Race For The All Black Second Row

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ian Foster begins his tenure as the new All Blacks' head coach with just 28% of the players in New Zealand saying that the long-term All Blacks assistant coach had been the right choice to replace...

Duo pen new deals at Welford Road

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the two more players who have signed fresh deals at the club with front-rower Ellis Genge and utility back Jaco Taute both committing to the side.   Ellis Genge...

Southern Hemisphere rugby set for major shake-up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Recent events pertaining to the Covid-19 pandemic have cast a shadow over the future of SANZAAR as some key players seem intent on breaking away, according to a report in newshub.co.nz.   This comes...

SANZAAR confident of 2020 Rugby Championship

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report from stuff.co.nz, SANZAAR chief executive Andy Marinos appears confident that the annual Rugby Championship competition, featuring Southern Hemisphere giants South Africa, New Zealand,...

The Final 10: All Blacks v South Africa (2018)

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Down 30-18 with ten minutes to go, the All Blacks had to dig deep to snatch victory against South Africa in Pretoria.   Here is a look at the last 10 minutes of the clash in Loftus Versfeld in...

Report: Three rounds of Premiership midweek matches planned

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership clubs could face three rounds of midweek fixtures in order to finish the season by the end of October according to a report by Standard Sport.   The three-midweek slots pencilled...

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi Named Most Influential Person in Rugby

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has been named as the most influential person in rugby in a list compiled by Rugby World magazine.   The renowned magazine...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another busy week in the player market this week with the major announcement of Beauden Barrett's move to Japan next year.   We recap some of the biggest moves of the week as well as some of...

Eight-Seven Hemisphere split as Sir Ian McGeechan names his all time XV

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions' legend Sir Ian McGeechan has named his all time World XV with eight players from the North and seven from the South.   The highly regarded former Scotland International...