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Brodie Retallick named to play 100th Test in clash with England

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks selectors Ian Foster, Joe Schmidt and Jason Ryan have named Brodie Retallick for his 100th All Blacks Test, against England at Twickenham.   The 31-year-old will become the 12th All...

O'Connor Heads Back To South Africa A Different Player After Unreal Experience

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harri O’Connor will head back to South Africa next week having benefited hugely from his “unreal” experience out there this summer. The uncapped tighthead prop was a surprise call-up...

Boks will not underestimate Italy, says Kwagga Smith

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Energetic Springbok flanker Kwagga Smith has made it clear that South Africa do not underestimate the Italians and will challenge them with the respect they deserve when the sides lock horns Genoa on Saturday.   The...

Erasmus focusing on light at the end of the tunnel

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok boss Rassie Erasmus is electing to stay positive in the wake of two losses from as many encounters during their Autumn Nations Series campaign thus far.   The Boks kicked off the tour...

Josh Adams returns as Wales name team to face Georgia

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wales senior men’s team to play Georgia in the third round of the Autumn Nations Series has been named by head coach Wayne Pivac.       Wales take on the Lelos at Principality...

From URC Turnover King To Wales Supersub As The Plaudits Keep On Coming For Morgan

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the reigning BKT URC Turnover King, Wales supersub Jac Morgan is ideally qualified to comment on the toughest breakdown opponents in the league.   It just so happens they are waiting round the...

Latest World Rankings: Italy close in on the Top 10, Australia and Scotland fall

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy's historic first-ever win over Australia has seen them move into 11th place in the World Rankings.    The Azzuri moved up ahead of Fiji to record their highest ranking since...

Nominees unveiled for World Rugby Awards 2022

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby is unveiling the shortlists for the prestigious World Rugby Awards 2022, which will be presented in Monaco on Sunday, 20 November.     Following a stellar year for international...

Autumn Nations Series Team of the Week - Round Two

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Another thrilling weekend of the Autumn Nations Series has come to an end, with the Northern Hemisphere claiming huge scalps.   Ireland defeated Fiji 35-17 at the Aviva, but at the same...