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All Blacks star in talks for shock NRL switch - report

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks halfback TJ Perenara is in talks for a shock switch to rugby league according to a report by 1 NEWS.   This comes after speculation that New Zealand Rugby is opting not...

European Player Of The Year Award Nominees Confirmed

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Representatives of the elite clubs which have qualified for this season’s Champions Cup semi-finals not surprisingly dominate the list of 15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the...

Pau stint could do wonders for confidence driven Jantjies

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Tuesday, the Lions confirmed that franchise captain and their go-to flyhalf for the past decade was off to France as a medical joker for the latter stages of the TOP14 season.   In a statement...

Former Sunwolves star returns to Australia signing with the Waratahs

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs have secured the signature of Rahboni Warren-Vosayaco for the 2022 Super Rugby season, with the damaging backrower joining the Waratahs squad for the next two years. The former Endeavor Sports...

Scarlets and Wales hooker Ryan Elias signs new deal

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hooker Ryan Elias has become the latest Wales international to sign a new deal with the Scarlets.   Hailing from Carmarthen, the 26-year-old is one of a number of home-grown products in the Scarlets...

Warren Gatland announces coaching staff for 2021 Lions tour

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has announced his coaching staff for the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa.   After much uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, it was finally decided that...

"You can't re-sign Perenara." - Sir John Kirwan

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary former All Black winger has voiced the controversial notion that there may no longer be place for TJ Perenara in the All Black camp when he returns from his stint in Japan.   Perenara’s...

Eight mouth-watering head to heads in the Champions Cup quarter-finals this weekend

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Just eight teams remain in the Champions Cup as they take the field this weekend to narrow that number to just four.    We have picked out eight of the best head to heads to keep an eye on...

Shannon Frizell commits to the Highlanders

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Highlander loose forward Shannon Frizell has signed with the Highlanders through to 2023.     Frizell has played 44 games for the Highlanders since joining the club from Tasman...

Wallabies lock set for Rebels return in 2022

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies and Pau lock Matt Philip has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal with the Melbourne Rebels and Rugby Australia.   The second-rower, who was a mainstay in the Wallabies starting XV in 2020 will...