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Bath appoint Neal Hatley as Head Coach

2 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Director of Rugby Stuart Hooper today confirmed the appointment of Neal Hatley as Bath Rugby Head Coach.        Hatley returned to Bath Rugby as Forwards and Defence Coach after...

The Premiership's Top Defenders

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The halt on the Gallagher Premiership is almost at an end and as fans across the globe lick their lips at the prospect of England’s finest returning to the pitch.   Having already looked at...

Rugby Australia release plans for a Super Rugby competition with 8 teams

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia have today unveiled the largest and most comprehensive collection of Rugby rights ever assembled, with prospective broadcasters having now received documentation to begin the next phase...

Top Stories of the Week

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Domestic rugby to begin soon in South Africa       The South African government has given the green light for domestic rugby to resume in the first two weeks of September.   Due...

Team News: Brumbies and Rebels line ups

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

James Tuttle will emerge from the Super Rugby wilderness on Friday after Coach Dave Wessels named him in the match day 23 to tackle the Brumbies. Meanwhile Brumbies coach Dan McKellar has made two changes...

Eleven Twin Brothers In Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Professional rugby is somewhat of a family business with there being numerous examples of fathers and sons representing clubs and countries with the same being said of brothers.   While...

Phil Kearns to lead Australia's 2027 Rugby World Cup bid

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia Chairman Hamish McLennan has today announced two-time World Cup winner Phil Kearns AM as Executive Director, Rugby World Cup 2027 Bid. Kearns, who played 67 Tests for Australia, will lead...

"I can promise you there's never been any bias yet" - Gatland hits back at claims of Wales bias in his Lions teams

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has hit back at claims of any Welsh bias on previous British and Irish Lions tour selections.   The current Chiefs' boss revealed that he'd love to see a 'large number of...

The Bizarre Story of How Victor Matfield Was Finally Coaxed into Joining Toulon

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Several months before the 2007 World Cup in France, Tana Umaga had successfully convinced Wallaby stalwart George Gregan to take up with Toulon.   As excited as he was at the new prospect, in Gregan’s...

Rob Simmons signs for London Irish

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish have confirmed the signing of Australian international Rob Simmons has joined London Irish following an agreement with Super Rugby outfit NSW Waratahs and Rugby Australia.   The second...