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Eleven Flyhalves Bath Could Target Instead Of Handre Pollard

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Hooper's search for a playmaker to run the show has drawn plenty of attention over the past few months with the club regularly linked to Springbok World Cup winning flyhalf Handre Pollard.   The...

Rob Howley lands his first coaching job since gambling ban

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wales and British and Irish Lions coach Rob Howley has landed his first coaching job since his 18-month suspension, of which nine months of it was suspended, after admitting to breaching...

Rhodes to face disciplinary hearing after Saracens win

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Some alleged foul play at a ruck may cast a shadow over Michael Rhodes’ man-of-the-match performance against Leinster.   The Saracens flanker has been cited after an incident in only the second...

The funny reason why Northampton Saints' coach Matt Ferguson converted Manny Iyogun to prop

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints' scrum coach Matt Ferguson gave a brilliant answer to why they decided to convert former back rower Manny Iyogun to a back rower.    The 19-year-old started Northampton...

Gavin Henson confirms shock comeback

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

At the age of 38, Gavin Henson is not done yet!   The former Welsh International was the announced as Rugby league side West Wales Raiders latest signing with the side pulling a stunning coup to acquire...

Challenge Cup | Bristol Bears v Dragons line ups and preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The stage is set as the Bears host the Dragons in first quarter-final of the Challenge Cup this weekend.    The third meeting between the two sides will decide who reaches the semi-finals of...

England to take major share of CVC deal

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England are set to take 31.4% of the commercial rights from the new deal with CVC for the Six Nations according to Bernard Laporte's opposition for the president of the French Rugby...

Edinburgh target Andries Ferreira on short-term deal

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill has confirmed Bulls lock Andries Ferreira is one of the players they are looking to sign on a short-term deal to address an impending shortage of second-row cover, writes SARugbyMag.     Cockerill...

Newcastle Falcons Sign Springbok Scrumhalf

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ex-Springbok scrum-half Louis Schreuder is joining Newcastle Falcons for the upcoming Gallagher Premiership season.   The 30-year-old was a central part of the Sharks side which topped Super Rugby’s...

Jamie Roberts & Jonah Holmes set for Dragons debuts

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales full-back/wing Jonah Holmes and Lions centre Jamie Roberts are set to make their Dragons debut in Friday's European Challenge Cup quarter-final at Bristol.     33-year-old...