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Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and confirmed transfers of the week.       Jamie George commits long-term future to Saracens Saracens have confirmed that England and...

Jamie George commits long-term future to Saracens

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed that England and British & Irish Lions hooker Jamie George has penned a long-term contract extension. The 29-year-old has played 226 times for his boyhood club since...

Duo pen new deals at Welford Road

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the two more players who have signed fresh deals at the club with front-rower Ellis Genge and utility back Jaco Taute both committing to the side.   Ellis Genge...

Southern Hemisphere rugby set for major shake-up

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Recent events pertaining to the Covid-19 pandemic have cast a shadow over the future of SANZAAR as some key players seem intent on breaking away, according to a report in newshub.co.nz.   This comes...

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw joins Japanese club

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Scotland captain, Greig Laidlaw has signed a deal to join Japanese Top League side NTT Shining Arcs along with Australians' Anaru Rangi and Liam Gill.   In January, it was confirmed...

Taulupe Faletau linked with uber rich French club

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beziers, having recently been acquired by a Middle-Eastern billionaire, are in the midst of a shopping spree that looks set to revamp the Pro D2 club with an injection of new and significant talent.   Beziers’...

Ospreys Seek To Lure Adam Jones Back Into the Mix

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary Welsh tighthead prop Adam Jones is being eyed by Ospreys head coach Tony Booth as the latter appears set on the idea of Jones returning to his old club to take up a coaching role in the support...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another busy week in the player market this week with the major announcement of Beauden Barrett's move to Japan next year.   We recap some of the biggest moves of the week as well as some of...

Eight-Seven Hemisphere split as Sir Ian McGeechan names his all time XV

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions' legend Sir Ian McGeechan has named his all time World XV with eight players from the North and seven from the South.   The highly regarded former Scotland International...

PRO14 expansion could see the Cheetahs and Kings axed - report

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The latest developments in the PRO14 could see the competition further expanded into South Africa with the four Super Rugby franchises entering the competition but it would at the expense of...