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Racing 92 sign Springbok fullback

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 have confirmed that one of their six new signings is Springbok and Stormers fullback, Warrick Gelant.    The 27 year-old won the most recent of his 9 Bok caps during the pool stages...

'I don't want to say I'm retired' - Ben Smith

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks and Highlanders outside back Ben Smith isn't retired, yet.   After 153 Highlanders appearances, 84 test caps as well as winning a Rugby World Cup and Super Rugby title, Ben...

'I had nothing to lose' - Danny Care

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

After four years in test exile, Harlequins and England scrum-half Danny Care has revealed how he got back in the England squad.   Before coming off the bench for England against the Barbarians last...

Ranked: The Heaviest Test Packs This July

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The test season is back, and with all the squads locked in for July, we check the scales and see which team could field the heaviest pack.       Taking the weights listed...

Clarke Dermody named Highlanders head coach

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have announced Southlander Clarke Dermody as the new Head Coach of the Highlanders for a three-year term.   Dermody takes over from Tony Brown who finishes his two-year tenure to...

Charles Ollivon to captain France against Japan, Ntamack and Dupont rested

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Charles Ollivon will take over the captain's armband for France's two-test series against Japan in July.   France head coach Fabien Galthie has named a 42-man squad to travel to Japan...

Leicester's last-minute hero Burns in 'disbelief' after winning Premiership title

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers' match-winner Freddie Burns expressed his disbelief after achieving a life-long ambition by lifting the Premiership title on Saturday. Hanro Liebenberg and Jasper Wiese scored the only...

Freddie Burns and the moment of magic that won the Premiership

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Freddie Burns story is an intriguing one as he made a return to Leicester Tigers after some time in Japan having never played in a Premiership Final. After 23 minutes George Ford limped off against...

Two of Australia's biggest names could be off to the Rebels - report

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Melbourne Rebels are in a position to sign two of Australia's biggest names next year with Matt To’omua set to leave the franchise.   According to a report by Fox Sports, To'omua will...