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Newcastle Falcons confirm departing players

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have confirmed their departing players ahead of the 2022-23 season.   All 16 players leave with the thanks and best wishes of the club as preparations begin for the coming campaign.   Head...

Watson opens up on plight of England players and leaving Bath

18 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England winger Anthony Watson has opened up regarding him parting ways with Bath and has offered a bleak view of an apparent plight being experienced by international England players with their clubs.    In...

History: Maori All Blacks and Ireland

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The history of the Māori All Blacks versus Ireland or Irish teams is short yet significant.     In 1888-89, some twenty-two years before the official formation of a New Zealand Māori side...

Bafana Nhleko asks for Junior Bok improvement

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Junior Springbok head coach Bafana Nhleko feels there is a lot of room for improvement and far more to come from his side after their Six Nations Under-20 Summer Series win against England.   The...

Zach Mercer eyes Rugby World Cup chance after winning the Top 14

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Zach Mercer said the chance to feature at next year's Rugby World Cup would be "outstanding".   The former Bath back-rower delivered a player of the match performance in Friday's Top 14 final against...

Wallabies to play England for the new Ella-Mobbs Cup

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia and England will play for a new trophy when the two nations face off in next month’s England Series; the Ella-Mobbs Cup – named after two iconic Rugby figures from each nation.Australia...

Junior Boks name team for England U20 clash in Verona

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Junior Springbok coach Bafana Nhleko has named the SA U20 matchday squad for Friday's opening clash of the Under-20 Six Nations Summer Series against England in Verona, Italy, with Sacha Mngomezulu (flyhalf)...

England announces team to face South Africa in the Six Nations Under-20 Summer Series

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s U20 head coach, Alan Dickens, has named his team to face South Africa in the opening round of the Six Nations Under-20 Summer Series in Italy.     The game takes place...

London Irish confirm the return of Josh Basham

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  London Irish have confirmed the signing of Josh Basham from Premiership side Newcastle Falcons.   Basham will join up with his teammates at Hazelwood in preparation of the 2022/23...

Nic White: I'd love to pick Eddie Jones' brain

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies scrum-half Nic White has extended a dinner invite to England boss Eddie Jones.   Australia host England in a three-test series this July, and Eddie Jones has already thrown punches ahead...