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The Magic Finn Russell's Scottish Debut

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Since 2012, the rugby world has become acquainted with the mercurial talent that is Finn Russell. Beginning his working life as a stone mason, Russell rose to prominence through the Scotland U20 side,...

On This Day in 2013, George North lifts Israel Folau on his shoulders

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Seven Years ago to the day, British and Irish Lions star George North shocked the rugby world when hoisted Australian giant Israel Folau over his shoulder and carried him backwards.   North...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy week on the player market this week saw the likes of Gloucester, Leinster and Harlequins all release squad updates while there were a number of confirmed signings across Europe.   We...

One more year? Matt Giteau set to extend his career in the USA's Major League Rugby - report

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wallabies flyhalf Matt Giteau looks as if he may play one more season of rugby despite saying that 2020 would be his final year as a professional.    The Sydney Morning...

Weekly Round Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders sign Wallabies prop       The Highlanders confirmed the signing of Wallabies tighthead prop Jermaine Ainsley who has inked a two-year deal with the side that...

Lyon Confirm Six New Signings With Two Players Returning To The Club

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon have confirmed the signing of six players ahead of the 2020/21 season with two of the six players returning to the club.   The two returning players include former France International,...

The Exciting Line Up Of Players Heading to Europe

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

When Rugby eventually returns a number of new names will be heading to Europe to ply their trade at a new club.   We take a look at some of the biggest names who will be making their first appearance...

Throwback: The Two Star Studded FRENCH Line Ups That Contested The 2013 Champions Cup Final

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cast your mind back to 2013, Barack Obama is still the president of America, The All Blacks are still Rugby World Champions, the Lions are preparing for their tour to Australia and two French sides have...

Pichot or Beaumont - How the Unions are expected vote or have voted already

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The votes are in and the new Chairman of World Rugby will be announced on 12 May 2020.   We have broken down who has voted for Sir Bill Beaumont and Agustin Pichot with some of the...

Ultimate Rugby's Users' Southern Hemisphere Test XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Using the data on the Ultimate Rugby App since the App was released, we reveal the Southern Hemisphere XV of player's favourited on the App.   Although the squad is heavily skewed in favour...