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Australia could host Rugby Championship hub

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With travel restrictions in place around the world, Australia could be a hub for the Rugby Championship.   The Rugby Championship could be played in a hub in Australia due to the coronavirus pandemic,...

Stormers Sign World Cup Winning Fullback

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok fullback Warrick Gelant has signed with Western Province Rugby, adding considerable experience and pedigree to the Stormers backline.   The fleet-footed World Cup winner, who turns 25...

Martin Johnson Weighs In On British & Irish Lions Captaincy Debate

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former British and Irish Lions and England captain Martin Johnson has dismissed any suggestion that Alun Wyn Jones will be too old to be the next Lions tour captain.   Speaking to...

Du Toit future uncertain after requesting to have Stormers contract cancelled

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby Player of the Year Pieter-Steph du Toit took the opportunity to request that his contract is cancelled.     World Rugby Player of the Year Pieter-Steph du Toit's future is up...

Ruan Ackermann “staying put” at Gloucester as Johan Makes Tracks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

While Johan Ackermann journeys away from Gloucester to take up a new role withNTT Docomo Red Hurricanes in Japan, his talented son Ruan will remain behind at the club.     “My two...

Arno Botha returns to Loftus

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls have announced that Arno Botha will return to Loftus Versfeld after an emphatic three-year display in Europe.     The 29-year-old loose forward is set to join the team as of July...

Where are they now? The 2016 Super Rugby winning Hurricanes Team

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the Rugby World Cup in England in 2015, The Hurricanes won their first championship after repeating their efforts of 2015 by finishing first in the regular season and hosting the...

Super Rugby Home Team of The Decade

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having released the Super Rugby away team of the decade, SANZAAR has now released the Home Super Rugby team of the decade.   With the help of OPTA stats the team has been selected...

Lions Tour In Jeopardy? Possible Warren Gatland Replacements

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The shadow that the COVID-19 virus has cast across the rugby world has left it shrouded in uncertainty. One of the bleakest results arising out of the unfortunate situation is the question mark over the...

New Zealand planning for life after Super Rugby

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Details of a domestic Super Rugby competition that would conclude with an old-school All Blacks trial match are emerging, as NZ Rugby plots a return from coronavirus shutdown. Professional rugby came...