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England complete coaching team ahead of 2020 Six Nations

6 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...

Two new appointments in the Scotland Coaching Team

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scottish Rugby today announced two key appointments to the Scotland coaching team ahead of the 2020 Guinness Six Nations.   Steve Tandy – who was Ospreys Head Coach...

Springboks dominate nominations for SA Rugby Awards 2019

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks’ successful 2019 season is reflected by the nominations in a number of the main categories in the annual SA Rugby Awards, with World Player of the Year Pieter-Steph du Toit and fellow...

South Africa crowned champions in Dubai as Fiji finish ninth

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blitzboks will head to their home event in Cape Town on top the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 standings after beating New Zealand 15-0 in the Dubai Rugby Sevens Cup final.   South Africa...

Warren Gatland and Rassie Erasmus comment on the 2021 Lions Tour Schedule

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions could make history on an eight-game tour of South Africa in 2021, with Warren Gatland’s side set to play in front of the largest-ever crowd for a Lions Test since the...

Alan Dickens named head coach of England Under 20s

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints defence coach Alan Dickens has been appointed as the new head coach of England Under 20 side with immediate effect.     Dickens, 43, is a former Sale Sharks, Leeds Tykes,...

Saints defence coach to head up England u20s

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alan Dickens has been appointed England men U20s head coach.   Dickens joins the Rugby Football Union from Northampton Saints where he was most recently defence coach for the Premiership side. Dickens,...

Frans Steyn confirms that he will return to Bloemfontein

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two-time World Cup-winning Springbok back Frans Steyn has confirmed he will return to South Africa in January 2020.   The 32-year-old Steyn has been plying his trade abroad since 2014, currently...

Beast also announces departure from the Sharks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following his international retirement announcement on Wednesday, Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok legend, Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira has also said goodbye to the Sharks.     ‘I...

Federer sends video message to victorious Kolisi and Springboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Roger Federer has saluted the "amazing" South Africa team and captain Siya Kolisi following their Rugby World Cup final win over England.     The Springboks thrashed favourites England 32-12...