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Paisami to start against Japan

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Queensland Red Hunter Paisami has been named to replace the injured Samu Kerevi at inside centre for the Wallabies Test against Japan in Oita on Saturday afternoon local time. Kerevi failed to overcome...

Ireland Squad Named For Autumn Nations Series: Zebo returns, two uncapped players included

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland Head coach Andy Farrell has named a 38 strong squad for the upcoming Autumn Nations Series fixtures at the Aviva Stadium.   Ireland face Japan on Saturday 6th November before hosting New...

12 uncapped players named in Scotland's 42-man squad for Autumn Nations Series

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland has called up its full complement of 2021 British & Irish Lions as Head Coach Gregor Townsend confirms his 42-man squad for the Autumn Nations Series.       The...

Super Rugby Pacific: Getting to Know Fiji Drua

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Drua is one of two new sides introduced to the revamped Super Rugby Pacific competition for next season, along with Moana Pasifika, which will be based in New Zealand.     The Fijians...

Carlos Spencer Lands MLR Coaching Gig

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

NOLA Gold has announced that former All Black flyhalf Carlos Spencer will be joining the team as an assistant coach for the 2022 MLR season.      “After recently coaching in South...

Will Skelton returns as Dave Rennie confirms his Autumn Nations Series Squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has confirmed the squad for Australia’s end of year Tour to Japan and the United Kingdom.   Fresh off the side’s second place finish in the eToro Rugby Championship,...

Concussion rules To'omua out of Spring Tour

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies will have to take on the best of Japan and some European giants without the services of playmaker Matt Toomua after the 31 year old suffered concussion last month.    Head...

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...

The Rugby Championship 2021, Round 3 Preview

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Quade Cooper looked to have played his last Wallabies game, but he starts at fly-half this weekend against world champions South Africa.   Australia are looking for a lift and have turned to Quade...

Cooper makes sensational Wallabies return as Hooper equals record, Retallick to lead All Blacks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran flyhalf Quade Cooper has not played for Australia since 2017 and gets his chance against the Springboks.     Quade Cooper will make a remarkable return for the Wallabies after being...