Warren Gatland names a few players almost guaranteed to feature on the 2021 Lions tour

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has suggested that his squad to face South Africa in the 2021 Lions tour could be loaded full of England players.     Speaking to former England...

Former England Centre Jeremy Guscott calls for key law change that would have stopped South Africa winning the RWC

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England and Lions International Jeremy Guscott has outlined a way ahead for rugby to make the next World Cup an even greater spectacle after Japan's success in 2019.     The former...

Warren Gatland in the mix for All Blacks job on one condition

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby bosses have announced that a selection panel, which includes former World Cup-winning All Blacks coach Graham Henry, has been tasked with appointing the successor to Steven Hansen...

NZR boss says it is 'impossible' for Gatland to coach All Blacks and Lions

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) CEO Steve Tew said it would be "impossible" for Warren Gatland to coach the All Blacks and British and Irish Lions as the Wales boss prepares to vacate his role following the Rugby...

Liam Williams ruled out of the Rugby World Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales fullback Liam Williams has been ruled out for the rest of the Rugby World Cup after picking up an ankle injury in training.     According to reports, the injury is so bad that the 28-year-old...

Eddie Jones reinstates Ford-Farrell combination for RWC semi-final

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup semi final.     Captain Owen Farrell is named at inside centre with George Ford selected at fly...

Swys De Bruin joins Southern Kings with immediate effect

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following his shock depature from the Lions, the Southern Kings have today announced that Swys de Bruin has joined their team as a coaching consultant.   De Bruin is a widely sought-after rugby...

Swys de Bruin leaves the Lions coaching set up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions and coach Swys de Bruin have parted ways.   de Bruin was with the union for 7 seasons winning the Vodacom Cup, Currie Cup and making 3 Super rugby finals.

Weekend Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA name 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup     The USA has officially announced the 31-player squad for Rugby World Cup Japan 2019.     Head Coach Gary Gold has named...

Smith delighted as Free Staters taste Currie Cup glory

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Free State Cheetahs coach Franco Smith was a delighted man after his team survived a strong second-half fightback from the Xerox Golden Lions – in front of a passionate crowd of close to 39,000 fans...