2016 - 2017

Weekly Round Up

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have announced that Scotland international Sean Maitland has signed a contract extension with the Club. Full story      Shane Christie ruled out for the rest of the Super...

Glasgow Warriors have signed Italy international Samuela Vunisa

2 days ago by Glasgow Warriors

Glasgow Warriors have signed Italy international back-rower Samuela Vunisa from double European Champions Saracens.  He joins on a two-year deal, subject to visa and medical.   The 28-year-old...

Netani Talei retires

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins back-rower Netani Talei has announced that he will retire from the game following medical advice. Commenting on the decision, Talei said: “After 17 months out of the game spent rehabbing...

Wednesday Evening Round Up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Welsh Rugby Union has announced that Aaron Shingler and Phil Dollman have been called up to the national squad for next month's tour. Full story     Toulon has confirmed the contract...

Monday Evening Round Up

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pierre Spies is one of six players who has been released early from their contracts with Montpellier. Full story     Connacht Rugby has confirmed that Bundee Aki will undergo surgery this...

Rob Vickers re-signs for Newcastle Falcons

6 days ago by Newcastle Falcons

Rob Vickers will pack down for another season at Newcastle Falcons. The evergreen front-rower has agreed on a contract extension at the club.   Vickers, 35, has played 232 times in 11 years for...

Thursday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

South African lock Jacques du Plessis was handed a season-ending ban on Wednesday for elbowing an opponent, dealing a major blow to Montpellier's Top 14 title hopes. (Full story)   According to...

Premiership Rugby Awards

1 week ago by Premiership Rugby

Jimmy Gopperth completed an incredible hat-trick of rugby awards as he was named the Premiership Rugby Player of the Season. The Wasps star had already won his club’s Player of the Season title...

RFU CEO Ian Ritchie to retire

1 week ago by England Rugby

Ian Ritchie, Chief Executive of the RFU, has today informed the RFU Board of Directors, management and staff that he will retire at the end of the summer. Ian Ritchie, 63, joined the RFU in February 2012....

Wednesday Evening Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon prop Manasa Saulo has signed a two-year deal with Championship side London Irish. (Full story)   Dwayne Sweeney returns to Waikato for 2017 Mitre 10 Cup (Full story)   Connacht...