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Richard Cockerill to team up with Eddie Jones?

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The recently out-of-work Richard Cockerill could be heading back to Twickenham after meeting with England head coach Eddie Jones earlier this week.    Cockerill cut ties with Edinburgh Rugby...

Erasmus' response to Sir Clive Woodward's comments

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England and British & Irish Lions coach, Clive Woodward, recently made some disparaging remarks regarding the conduct of Springbok Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus.    The...

Warren Gatland's joke at Maro Itoje's expense

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland showed his humorous side after the British and Irish Lions' win over the Springboks on Saturday, cracking a joke to the side at the expense of Maro Itoje.   Itoje was named man...

Murray, Harris & Vunipola start second Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has made three changes to the starting XV which beat the Springboks last Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the Castle Lager Lions Series. Conor Murray...

Henry Taylor to retire, Chris Cook joins Saints

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints confirm that scrum-half Henry Taylor is leaving the Club to pursue a new career outside of rugby. Chris Cook has signed a short-term deal as injury cover.     27-year-old Taylor...

Sharks score three big signings

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks have announced three big signings in Centre Ben Tapuai, utility back Eduan Keyter and lock Gerbrandt Grobler.    Tapuai – an Australian international...

SA vs B&I Lions: What the experts said

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions saw off the Springboks to go 1-up in the Test series with two games remaining. Gatland’s charges kicked off an inspired comeback in the second half to snatch victory and will now enjoy...

Itoje lauds Lions' 'mental fortitude' in win over South Africa

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions came from 12-3 down to beat South Africa and Maro Itoje says it was down to a robust mindset.   Maro Itoje hailed the British and Irish Lions' "mental fortitude" as...

John Mitchell joins Wasps backroom staff

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

John Mitchell has vacated his role as the England defence coach and will be joining the Wasps coaching staff.   The Premiership club confirmed the news on Friday with the following statement:   'Wasps...

Mike Blair Appointed Edinburgh Head Coach

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby has announced the appointment of Scotland Assistant Coach Mike Blair as the club’s new Head Coach.     The former Edinburgh and Scotland captain made over 150 appearances...