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Gaüzère hangs up the whistle

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Referee Pascal Gaüzère blew the final whistle yesterday, not only on the Lions vs Japan match, but also his refereeing career.    The 44 year-old Frenchman...

Springbok Documentary ‘Chasing the Sun’ now available internationally

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

‘Chasing the Sun’, the extraordinary documentary that traces the Springboks’ road to victory at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, is now available to stream to Showmax subscribers in the United...

Argentina moved by All Blacks' Tri-Nations tribute to Diego Maradona

8 months ago by The Guardian

NZ captain Sam Cane presents Maradona jersey before HakaPumas skipper Pablo Matera ‘really thankful’ for gestureThe All Blacks have been widely lauded and thanked by opponents Argentina for their touching...

Most Test Tries XV | McCaw, O'Driscoll and more!

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

  We take a look at the top try scorers in test rugby by putting together a XV of players who crossed the whitewash the most times during their careers.   New Zealand,...

How Irish rugby plan to return play from August 22 - report

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster v Munster, late August. Leinster v Saracens, September 12. Pro 14 Final a week later all in the pipeline as the Irish Times reports on how Ireland and Europe will get rugby back, all culminating...

Agustin Pichot ready to QUIT World Rugby following election defeat to Beaumont

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Los Pumas scrumhalf Agustin Pichot is set to leave World Rugby following his narrow election defeat by Sir Bill Beaumont according to a report in Sportsmail.   The report says that Pichot...

Rugby Europe Back Sir Bill Beaumont In World Rugby Chairman Vote

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Europe cast their vote for the position of World Rugby Chairman opened with the voting opening on Sunday, April 26th, 2020.   The organisers who represent the likes of Georgia, Romania, Spain,...

Cheslin Kolbe came through so much – Van Niekerk reflects on Springboks' 'amazing' Rugby World Cup triumph

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup was a spark to encourage Wayde van Niekerk to achieve "great things" on behalf of South Africa. Wayde van Niekerk says it was "an amazing inspiration" to see South Africa win the Rugby...

Rodney Iona signs for Jersey Reds

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jersey Reds have added Samoan international Rodney Iona to their squad.     The 28-year-old, who can play fly-half, centre or full-back, arrived on the island last week and is in line to make...

Pete Samu and Joe Powell to Represent Barbarians

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies stars Pete Samu and Joe Powell have been selected to represent the famous Barbarians club on their three-match tour this November.    The duo will pull on the black and white hooped...