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Two new additions to England coaching team

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has finalised his England senior men’s coaching set-up with the appointments of Richard Cockerill and Anthony Seibold.    Cockerill joins as a forwards coach and will work...

Nienaber responds to Hansen

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok boss Jacques Nienaber’s focus appears to be wholly set on the goings-on in the Bok camp and did not take much notice of Steve Hansen’s recent comments, though he has responded.    Hansen...

The New Signings Each Top 14 Club Made During The Off Season

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The French Top 14 returns this weekend in a mouth-watering opening round of fixtures.   Newly promoted Biarritz Olympique opening the competition against last season's semi-finalists Union...

The Big Name Signings In The PROD2 This Season

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France's second division competition kicks off on Thursday with the two sides who were relegated from the Top 14, Bayonne and Agen, kicking the season off.   While the PROD2 is not France's...

London Irish complete double signing on short-term deals

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish have completed the signings of Jamie Dever and Ryan Bower on short-term contracts.     Dever joins on a short-term deal after a stint in Major League Rugby. The 28 year-old Irish...

How Toulon could line up with Cheslin Kolbe

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cheslin Kolbe is reportedly on his way to Toulon ahead of the 2021/22 season after a successful trophy-laden four-year stint at Toulouse.   After securing a Top 14 and Champions Cup double with...

Paul Gustard speaks following shock Harlequins exit

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Paul Gustard has broken his silence following his unexpected Harlequins exit back in January of this year.     The 45-year-old left the club by mutual consent in order to "enable him...

Northampton Saints sign Springbok winger

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pacy Springbok winger Courtnall Skosan has been snapped up by Northampton Saints ahead of the 2021-22 Premiership season.    Skosan, 30, has 12 Springbok caps to his name and...

Boks likely to be without PSDT for end of year tour

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

When the Springboks travel north to launch an assault on Wales, Scotland and England, it is likely that they will do so without the contributions of Pieter-Steph Du Toit, who is currently out with a shoulder...

Barnes calls for on Eddie Jones to drop Owen Farrell

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Barnes has called for Eddie Jones to drop Owen Farrell for Harlequins flyhalf Marcus Smith during the autumn internationals.   Barnes believes that going with Farrell "would be...