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Duane Vermeulen to lead the Springboks against New Zealand

10 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

Experienced No 8 Duane Vermeulen will lead the Springboks against the All Blacks on Saturday, when the two traditional rivals clash in Wellington in the second round of the shortened 2019 Castle Lager...

England squad update: Joe Marchant joins the squad travelling to Treviso

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has called up 38 players for England’s third official Rugby World Cup training camp in Treviso, Italy (22 July until 2 August).    The squad will fly this...

Rugby Championship: How the four nations measure up ahead of 2019 tournament

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Argentina will all hope to find form at the tournament ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan.       The Rugby Championship begins this...

Fiji testing depth against the Maori All Blacks with the World Cup looming

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Flying Fijians head into their test match of the year against the Maori All Blacks having ended a 62-year-long drought against the Kiwi side last week.     Fiji has just four games remaining,...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

SBW given until Thursday to prove his fitness   All Blacks' assistant coach Ian Foster says that veteran midfielder Sonny Bill Williams is unlikely to feature for the All Blacks against Los Pumas...

Richie Rees takes over Cardiff's attack

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues have confirmed that Jason Strange has left the region with immediate effect with Richie Rees stepping up to take the role of backs and attack coach.   Former Wales U20s head coach...

World Rugby confirms scrum law amendment

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reaffirming its commitment to evidence-based injury-reduction in the sport, World Rugby has announced details of a minor amendment to the scrum law, reducing the ‘axial’ or rotational load...

Monday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji stun Maori All Blacks     A 62 year record was crushed in Suva as Fiji earned a comprehensive win over the Maori All Blacks. In true Fijian style they showed incredible hands and spatial...

Brown, Smith & Dombrandt join England squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The England men’s squad will assemble today in Bristol for their second Rugby World Cup training camp (14-18 July).  40 players have been called up with Harlequins players Mike Brown, Alex...

The Waratahs confirm Bernard Foley's departure

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs have confirmed that Wallabies playmaker Bernard Foley will head overseas after the Rugby World Cup in Japan, though his destination still remains a mystery.   The flyhalf has spent...