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Referees confirmed for RWC Pool Stages

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the 40 matches that comprise the Rugby World Cup 2019 pool stage.     Nigel Owens will have the honour of refereeing the opening...

Tuesday Morning Round Up

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

James O’Connor eligible for Wallabies as Queensland deal confirmed     Queensland Reds have confirmed the signing of former Wallabies playmaker James O’Connor for the next...

Monday Morning Round Up

6 days 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...

Predicting the first All Black 23 of 2019

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has revealed that openside flanker Sam Cane will lead the World Champions in their opening Rugby Championship encounter against Argentina on July 20.   Regular...

Addison joins the Ireland squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland squad have been in Galway this week for their third week of Rugby World Cup pre-season training.   The squad has been boosted by the arrival of Will Addison who joined the squad earlier...

Could the Hurricanes turn to a former Cane to replace Beauden Barrett?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black flyhalf and two-time World Rugby Player of the Year, Beauden Barrett's move to the Blues could cause somewhat of domino-effect on flyhalf movement in New Zealand.   New Zealand Rugby announced...

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...

Veteran Wallaby scrumhalf Will Genia to retire from test rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies veteran Will Genia has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following the Rugby World Cup in Japan.  Genia became just the tenth Australian Test centurion...

The Hurricanes recognise Richard Watt's dedication as the scrum coach leaves the side

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have paid tribute to the work of their assistant coach Richard Watt who left the club at the end of the 2019 Super Rugby season and will join Tonga ahead of the World Cup. .For almost a...