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Eddie Jones confirms England exit after 2023 World Cup

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has revealed that he intends to leave his role after the 2023 World Cup in France.     After naming England's 45-man training squad, Jones was asked whether...

Nienaber banks on experience for New Zealand Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has recalled the experienced trio of Lood de Jager, Elton Jantjies and Frans Steyn for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand in Townsville,...

Jones names squad for training camp

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named a 45-player squad for a short training camp.  The group will meet at The Lensbury, Teddington on Sunday 26 September – Tuesday 28 September.  It...

Latest World Rankings: South Africa Surrender Top Spot

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand have replaced South Africa as the world’s number one team in the World Rankings.   Following this weekend’s results in the Rugby Championship, New Zealand now top the rankings...

Ford shines as Leicester power past Exeter

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Tigers delighted their fans yesterday by igniting their 2021-22 campaign with a victory over competition giants, Exeter.    Leicester were beautifully managed by flyhalf George...

Looking ahead to the weekend's Rugby Championship action

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another feast of Southern Hemisphere is on the horizon with repeats of last weekend’s match-ups as Los Pumas meet the All Blacks and the wounded Springboks do battle with Dave Rennie’s Wallabies.    The...

Fifty Up For Mulipola against Quins

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Prop Logovi’i Mulipola makes his 50th appearance for Newcastle Falcons on Sunday when they kick-off their Premiership season at home to champions, Harlequins.   The Samoan international prop...

Champions Harlequins Name Team For Season Opener

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins’ coaching team have named the matchday 23 to travel to Newcastle Falcons for the opening round of the 2021/22 Premiership campaign   Four players will look to make their debuts...

Wallabies confirmed to play Japan to kick off Spring Tour

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies will face Japan in Oita on Saturday 23 October, as confirmed by Japan Rugby Union.     The match will kick off the Spring Tour, which will see Australia head to Europe to face...

Springboks make 3 changes to face Wallabies

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber opted for continuity in selection for their Rugby Championship clash against Australia in Brisbane on Saturday, making only three changes to his matchday squad –...