Trinder leaves Kingsholm for France

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester Rugby can today confirm that Henry Trinder will leave Gloucester Rugby to take up an opportunity to play for RC Vannes in France.     Trinder, 31, has been an incredible...

6 Players Returning to their old Premiership Clubs

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

When the whistle blows at Twickenham Stoop on Friday, it will have been 159 days since the last Premiership Rugby game, the longest hiatus ever between Premiership matches.       Harlequins...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another busy week in the player market this week with the major announcement of Beauden Barrett's move to Japan next year.   We recap some of the biggest moves of the week as well as some of...

South Africa recruit Saracens Head of Athletic Performance

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Edwards, the experienced Saracens Strength and Conditioning coach, has been appointed as the new Head of Athletic Performance for the Springboks.   SA Rugby confirmed on Friday that Edwards...

Oupa Mohoje signs a contract extension at the Cheetahs

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheetahs have confirmed that 29-year-old flanker Oupa Mohoje’s contract has been extended until 31 May 2021.     The experienced Mohoje captained the South African A side...

Could Other Nations Follow New Zealand In Launching Or Re-Launching International 'A' Teams?

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Tuesday, New Zealand Rugby revealed that there will be a new high-performance team that will assemble this year and undertake a mini-tour of Northern Hemisphere venues. The new side dubbed the...

Alan Dickens named head coach of England Under 20s

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints defence coach Alan Dickens has been appointed as the new head coach of England Under 20 side with immediate effect.     Dickens, 43, is a former Sale Sharks, Leeds Tykes,...

Saints defence coach to head up England u20s

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alan Dickens has been appointed England men U20s head coach.   Dickens joins the Rugby Football Union from Northampton Saints where he was most recently defence coach for the Premiership side. Dickens,...

Toby Booth joins Harlequins coaching staff

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins has confirmed that Toby Booth will join the Club as an Assistant Coach, supporting Paul Gustard and his coaching team for the remainder of the 2019/20 season.     Booth served as...

Players’ union urges action on mental health after Kearnan Myall speaks out

1 year ago by The Guardian

• RPA says 10% of Premiership players phone helpline every year• Majority have mental health problems after retiring – surveyRugby’s players’ union has called for urgent action to be taken to...