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Kieran Read Retires

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Followig Toyota Verblitz missing out on the Top League Final after a loss to Panasonic Wild Knights, Kieran Read announced his retirement from the game.   A look back at the best facts and stats...

Top Semi-Finals: Hooper clashes with former Wallabies, Barrett faces Marx

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The semi-finals of the Japanese Top League kick off this weekend with Toyota Verblitz taking on the Panasonic Wild Knights on Saturday and Suntory Sungoliath facing Kubota Spears on Sunday.    Director...

PRO14 Rainbow Cup Round 3 Team Sheets - Saturday & Sunday

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Teams for Saturday and Sunday's PRO14 Rainbow Cup derbies have been confirmed and are listed below alongside live TV Broadcast information.     TEAM NEWS HEADLINES     #LIOvSTO Centre...

Trio of Cardiff's Six Nations stars return for Scarlets derby

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A trio of Six Nations stars return as Dai Young makes five changes to face the Scarlets in the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup on Saturday (3pm local).   Tomos Williams, Jarrod Evans and Willis Halaholo,...

British & Irish Lions: Updated ticket info for Home Nations

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions and SA Rugby confirmed a revised Castle Lager Lions Series fixture list and venues on Friday and have provided an update on ticket purchases.     All ticket...

Revised Lions Series Schedule Confirmed

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions and SA Rugby confirmed a revised Lions Series fixture list and venues on Friday.     All eight matches of the Tour will be played in Gauteng or Cape Town to minimise...

No extra time for British and Irish Lions as tour - report

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions series in South Africa could end in a stalemate, just as it did four years ago in New Zealand with no extra-time decider built in.   According to a report in the Daily Mail, if the Lions...

Saints injury update ahead of trip to Newcastle Falcons

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints boss Chris Boyd has issued an injury update ahead of their trip to Kingston Park to face Newcastle Falcons for Premiership's Round 19.     Ollie Sleightholme could...

Adam Jones picks his British & Lions Test XV

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh rugby legend Adam Jones has made some big calls in his Lions XV to face South Africa this summer.   The former Lions tighthead prop is a big fan of Scotland's Stuart Hogg and Hamish...

Matthew Screech returns to Cardiff Blues

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues have added muscle to their pack ahead of the 2021-22 season with the signing of Matthew Screech.   The second-row, who stands at 6ft 5ins and tips the scales at more than 18 stone,...