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Daily News Round-Up - 22 September 2020

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bernard Laporte questioned by police     French rugby president Bernard Laporte has been questioned by police with regard to his influence on the outcome of a disciplinary hearing involving...

All Blacks 7s and Black Ferns 7s crowned World Series champions

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens players have received their World Series-winning medals, trophies and a slew of awards announced by World Rugby.     CHAMPIONS! Your HSBC World Rugby...

USA International flyhalf Will Hooley signs for Saracens

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have announced the signing of USA international flyhalf Will Hooley from Bedford Blues.     The 26-year-old, who can also play at full-back, moved to the Championship side from Exeter...

Everything you need to know ahead of the Super Rugby Aotearoa clash between the Chiefs v Blues

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening game of round two of Super Rugby Aotearoa will see an in-form Blues side make the trip to Waikato to face Warren Gatland's Chiefs with tickets selling fast with an anticipated...

Montpellier complete the signing of World Cup winning scrumhalf Cobus Reinach

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier have confirmed the signing of World Cup-winning Springbok scrumhalf Cobus Reinach from the Northampton Saints.   Reinach will now link up with fellow World Cup winner Handre Pollard...

Remembering Jerry Collins, 5 Years On

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On the cold, crisp evening of June the 9th 2007, after a meekly contested ruck deep in New Zealand’s half, murmurs flitted around the Wespac Stadium at the sight of the hirsute, formidable and feared...

Fights In Rugby - The Battle Of Boet Erasmus

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

1995 was a landmark year in South African rugby. As captain Francois Pienaar, flanked by Nelson Mandela, held aloft the Webb Ellis trophy in front of a jubilant Ellis Park crowd, the Springboks were crowned...

The Stars From The U20s Class Of 2009

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2009, Japan hosted the u20 Junior World Championship with 43 players who were involved in that 2009 tournament returning to Japan a decade later to play in the senior men's World Cup.    We...

The Talented Group Of Stars From The U20s Class Of 2008

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2008, Sixteen teams assembled in Wales for what was then dubbed as 'the inaugural IRB Junior World Championship 2008'.   The competition replaced the U21 IRB Junior World Championship...

Where are they now? The extraordinary 2008 Wales under-20s team

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Back in 2008, the Wales u20 team reached the semi-finals of the Under-20 Junior World Cup in 2008 when it was hosted by the country.   The star-studded side saw 10 of the players go on...