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Players Who Could Benefit From The Delay In Residency Rule Change

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has prolonged the implementation of its three-year residency rule for another 12 months due to the “exceptional disruption” caused by the coronavirus pandemic.This means that...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and confirmed transfers of the week.     Vern Cotter brings in reinforcements Vern Cotter has started to piece his backroom staff at Fiji together...

World Cup Winning All Black Pair Head To Kobe

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reigning Top League champions Kobe Kobelco Steelers have added a pair of World Cup Winning All Blacks to their ranks ahead of their new campaign which is set to kick off in January 2021.   Chiefs...

The Six Players Who Have Played 150 Games For The Crusaders

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black second-rower Sam Whitelock is set to become the seventh player to bring up his 150th game for the Crusaders this weekend against the Chiefs and in doing so he joins an elite club of players to...

RANKED | The Top 10 Players Heading To Japan Next Year

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The momentum of rugby's growth in Japan may have slowed since after the Rugby World Cup with Super Rugby and the Top League but when the Top League does return in January next year, it will do...

All Blacks great Dan Carter relishing Blues chance

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter decided he needed another rugby fix while locked down during the coronavirus pandemic but said joining the Blues was still "a tough decision".     The New Zealand great has...

All Blacks legend Carter makes shock Blues move

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter, one of the all-time greats and the leading points scorer in Test rugby, is set for a Super Rugby swansong with the Blues.     New Zealand legend Dan Carter has completed a sensational move...

Three Ways The Blues Could Line Up With Beauden Barrett And Dan Carter

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Dan Carter having signed with the Blues for Super Rugby Aotearoa, Blues head coach Leon MacDonald has a selection headache on his hands, one he will be happy to have.   MacDonald...

Dan Carter set for shock return to Super Rugby with the Blues - report

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reports in New Zealand suggest that former All Black flyhalf Dan Carter has signed with the Blues for Super Rugby Aotearoa.     Carter recently finished his stint in Japan with Kobe Kobelco Steelers...

Update: The Highest Paid Rugby Players In The World

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The list of the highest-paid rugby players in the world has been updated.   The likes of Matt Giteau and Dan Carter are effectively free agents which has changed the current Top 15 highest...