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Rassie Erasmus explains why Cornal Hendricks did not make the Springbok squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has explained the omission of Bulls centre Cornal Hendricks from the 46-man Springbok squad for the British & Irish Lions series.   One of the biggest talking points after the...

Monaco selected to host the World Rugby Sevens Repechage

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today confirmed the repechage tournament for the Tokyo Olympic Games will take place in Monaco on 19-20 June, 2021. The decision was confirmed by the World Rugby Executive Committee following...

Brent Impey resigns as SANZAAR Chair

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brent Impey has today announced he will be resigning in his role as Chairman of SANZAAR – effective 31st December 2020.   Brent has held the role for the last five years but has decided the...

WATCH: Brazil's unusual but effective response to the Haka

8 months ago by Rugby Dump

Back in 2018 Brazil hosted the Maori All Blacks in Sao Paulo for the first time in history and before the game even kicked off it became a memorable occasion.

Brazil rugby begin journey to World Cup qualification

9 months ago by Rugby World

Uruguay host Brazil men on Saturday in the South American Four Nations tournamentCan he kick it? Moises Duque in action for Brazil (Getty Images)Uruguay host Brazil men on Saturday in the South American...

Agustin Pichot launches bid to become World Rugby chairman

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina's Agustin Pichot, who won 71 caps for the Pumas, announced on Sunday that he will run against incumbent Bill Beaumont to become the new chairman of World Rugby.     The 45-year-old...

SLAR: South America's first professional league

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

4 March 2020 will go down as a special day in South American rugby history as Peñarol Rugby and Selknam Rugby kick off the very first professional league on the continent.   The Inaugural...

Latest World Rankings: Georgia overtake Italy

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland, Georgia and Portugal all climb the World Rugby Rankings while Russia fall to their lowest position in over 14 years.   While there were few surprises in the Six Nations in terms of results...

Rugby Americas confirm changes to test structure

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Americas has announced changes to its senior men’s XV competition structure in order to further assist the growth of the game across the region by minimizing the conflict amongst competitions.   Americas...

Best and Brits set for final farewells at the Principality

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians squad as has joined up in Cardiff to prepare for the final match of their November tour.   Three legends of the game will be preparing to say different farewells in Wales this week.   Ireland’s...