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Confirmed: Josh Strauss to return to South Africa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sale Sharks have confirmed that Scotland International Josh Strauss will leave the club with immediate effect.   Strauss has been released from the final year of his contract in Manchester,...

Super Rugby Team of the Season

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders claimed their third consecutive title beating the Jaguares in the final of the 2019 edition of Super Rugby.   There were a number of standout players featured for the Jaguares and...

'Gats is phenomenal with what he's done' - Fitzpatrick has applauded NZ Rugby's decision to grant Gatland special dispensation

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland is set to take over the Chiefs on a four-year deal that will allow him to coach the British and Irish Lions in 2021.     Sean Fitzpatrick has applauded the decision of New...

Stats & Facts: Crusaders Vs Hurricanes

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second Super Rugby semi-final sees the Crusaders on the hunt for their third Super Rugby title as they take on the Wellington-based Hurricanes in the do or die clash on Saturday at Orangetheory...

Ivan van Rooyen to retain head coach role at Golden Lions

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions have announced that Ivan van Rooyen will retain the role of head coach of the club after they just missed out on a spot in the final last year.                              Van...

Gatland named Chiefs coach! Good news for McKenzie, bad news for South Africa?

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Super Rugby franchise the Chiefs, snapped up the signature of arguably the most in-demand head coach with Warren Gatland signing a four-year deal with the side.   Gatland will have a...

Warren Gatland's post World Cup plans confirmed

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has been announced as the new Head Coach of the Chiefs signing a four-year deal with New Zealand Rugby and the Super Rugby franchise.   The confirmation of Gatland...

Edinburgh sign South African scrumhalf Nic Groom

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh have continued to strengthen their squad ahead of next season with the signing of South African scrum-half, Nic Groom.   Groom, 29, joins from Super Rugby side Lions and brings a wealth...

Ten years on, where are the 2009 Emerging Springboks now?

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

On the 23rd of June 2009, the Emerging Springboks piled the pressure on the British and Irish Lions, after the tourist lost the opening test to the Springboks, as they picked up 13 all draw.     We...

Experienced combinations return for the Hurricanes's Super Rugby showdown

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A host of experienced players will return to the Hurricanes starting XV for Saturday night's Investec Super Rugby quarter-final clash against the Bulls at Westpac Stadium.   The inside back pairing...