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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...

A voice of reason: Willie John McBride weighs in on Lions debate

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary British & Irish Lions captain Willie John McBride has launched a scathing attack on the 2021 tour organisers in the four Home Unions, saying they are currently turning the Lions into a “total...

Keith Wood voices thoughts on 2021 Lions tour

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The scheduled 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa is still in limbo with the organisation and planning thrown into tatters by the Covid-19 pandemic. Ireland and Lions legend Keith Wood...

Werner Kruger calls time on 16-year career

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets prop Werner Kruger will retire from the game at the current season’s conclusion.   The South African boasts four Springbok caps and 122 for the Welsh club, having joined them five...

Rugby World Cup 2021 match schedule confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2021 aims to break the record for attendance at a women’s Rugby World Cup tournament, which is expected to be boosted by some mouth-watering matches, including hosts and reigning...

Sharks forge massive new alliance

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In an intriguing new development, the Sharks have signed a deal creating a new global partnership with the Roc Nation agency.   Roc Nation was founded by American rapper Jay-Z and is involved in...

Stars of the Japanese Top League

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

Siya Kolisi set to leave Stormers for fellow South African franchise - report

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has been tipped for a move away from the Stormers and Western Province with his current contract expiring in July 2021.   The flanker...

2021 B&I Lions Tour will be discussed in crunch talks this month

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions have provided an update on the 2021 Tour to South Africa following reports that the tour to South Africa this year is in serious danger of not going ahead this year due...

British & Irish Lions Tour threatened by coronavirus developments

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa this year is in serious danger of not going ahead this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Daily Mail.   New strains of the...