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Hurricanes keep their Super Rugby Aotearoa title hopes alive

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes centre Peter Umaga-Jensen scored two first-half tries as the Hurricanes beat the Chiefs 31-18 in the penultimate weekend of Super Rugby Aotearoa on Saturday.   The clash at the cake...

Top Stories of the Week

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Domestic rugby to begin soon in South Africa       The South African government has given the green light for domestic rugby to resume in the first two weeks of September.   Due...

Jake White explains reasons behind Burger Odendaal's exit from Bulls

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The news that Burger Odendaal would not be part of Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White’s plans going forward sent a shockwave through Pretoria as Odendaal, who was the side’s captain up until...

Stick Wary of Lions

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick has confirmed that South Africa expect to have their hands full when they take on the British & Irish Lions in 2021.   Stick, who represented the Sharks...

Saracens confirms squad for remainder of 2019/20 Campaign & 2020/21 Champhionship Season

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have today confirmed their 39-man squad for the remainder of the 2019/20 campaign and the 2020/21 Championship season.    Fourteen senior players have signed new contracts at...

Scarlets continue to build squad depth with 17 players signing new contracts

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets can announce that 17 players have agreed new contracts ahead of the start of the 2020-21 season.     Among them are four Wales internationals — British & Irish Lion Leigh...

Jamie Roberts explains why he opted for Dragons over Blues

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

There was much recent excitement around Newport at the news that Welsh centre Jamie Roberts had signed with Dragons after his stint in South Africa with the Stormers.   According to a report on...

Jamie Ritchie Ignores Lions Hype to Focus on Pro14

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh and Scotland flanker Jamie Ritchie has been a component of the British & Irish Lions conversation of late, most notably after legendary player and coach, Sir Ian McGeechan, selected the 23...

"I can promise you there's never been any bias yet" - Gatland hits back at claims of Wales bias in his Lions teams

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has hit back at claims of any Welsh bias on previous British and Irish Lions tour selections.   The current Chiefs' boss revealed that he'd love to see a 'large number of...

Stuart Lancaster could have British & Irish Lions role

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Lancaster could return to international rugby with the British and Irish Lions after Warren Gatland admitted to speaking with the former England head coach.     Speaking on...