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Kurt Baker signs off decorated Sevens career in Dubai

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Sevens rugby legend Kurt Baker has announced his retirement from international rugby sevens, following the All Blacks Sevens 2022 World Series tournament in Dubai.     Baker,...

Australia women and South Africa men reign supreme in Dubai

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia began their HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title defence on a winning note as they claimed an unprecedented hat-trick of Emirates Dubai 7s titles with a 26-19 victory against their closest rivals...

Reflection and performances to drive Springbok Women's Sevens

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Women's Sevens squad are out to achieve a couple of objectives when they kick off their participation in the International Invitational tournament of the Dubai Sevens on Thursday, according...

Hannah Porter appointed in newly formed role of Head of Women's High Performance

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fresh from overseeing the Black Ferns successful Rugby World Cup 2021 campaign, Hannah Porter will take the newly confirmed role of Head of Women’s High Performance at New Zealand Rugby. Porter...

Nominees unveiled for World Rugby Awards 2022

3 weeks 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...

World Rugby Women's Rankings Preview - RWC Final & 3rd Place Play Off

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the Rugby World Cup 2021 bronze final and final at Eden Park this weekend.   Permutation highlights: New Zealand must win by more than 15...

Hollie Davidson appointed referee for Rugby World Cup 2021 final

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby today announced that Hollie Davidson (Scotland) has been appointed to referee the Rugby World Cup 2021 final, which sees hosts New Zealand face England at Eden Park on Saturday, 12 November.   Davidson,...

Tim Mikkelson returns for 99th All Blacks Sevens tournament

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the world’s most decorated sevens players, Tim Mikkelson, will return from injury at the Hong Kong Sevens on 4-6 November. This will be his first tournament since claiming a silver medal at...

Blues name squad for 2023

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A fresh face with a familiar name is the Blues’ newest recruit for the 2023 DHL Super Rugby Pacific season.     Northland blind-side flanker Rob Rush, son of former All Black and Sevens...

Springbok Women’s starting team unchanged for Fiji clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Women coach Stanley Raubenheimer retained his starting XV for their second Rugby World Cup clash in New Zealand and made only one change to the replacements for Sunday’s match against Fiji,...