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Performing under pressure – remembering England’s dramatic 2003 World Cup win

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup glory for England after extra-time thriller. England’s dramatic final push for Rugby World Cup glory in Sydney 20 years ago had one of Clive Woodward’s favourite acronyms laced...

Former All Blacks scrum coach joins Auckland outfit

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues have landed recent All Blacks scrum guru Greg Feek ahead of the 2024 Super Rugby Pacific season. Feek was the mind behind a New Zealand scrum...

Mo'unga ready to forget All Blacks after Japan switch

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand playmaker Richie Mo'unga said Tuesday that he can imagine playing in Japan "until I retire" and is not thinking about a future return to the All Blacks. Mo'unga has moved to Toshiba Brave...

On this day in 2015: Eddie Jones appointed England’s first overseas head coach

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Australian succeeded Stuart Lancaster following England’s woeful Rugby World Cup campaign. Eddie Jones was announced as England’s first ever overseas rugby union head coach on this day...

Excitement mounts as Japan prepares to host Asian qualifier for 2024 Olympics

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eight men’s and seven women’s teams are making their way to Osaka ready to compete for a place at the Olympic Games Paris 2024 at this weekend’s Asia Rugby qualification tournament. In...

Italian beauty hiding deadly URC beasts

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Treviso and Parma are popular tourist destinations but Benetton and Zebre Parma have turned the breath-taking landscapes of northern Italy into a treacherous hunting ground for travelling teams in the...

9 CHANGES IN THE ZEBRE XV FOR THE CLASH WITH THE SHARKS

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another South African team on the path of the Zebre . On Friday 10 November the athletes of the ducal franchise will open the fourth round of the BKT United Rugby Championship by...

The Melbourne Rebels Unveil 2024 Super Rugby Pacific Squad

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Melbourne Rebels are excited to reveal its highly anticipated squad for the 2024 Harvey Norman Super Rugby Pacific season.  The Rebels will charge into the new season boasting arguably the Club’s...

Key signings for the Western Force for 2024 in Ben Donaldson and Nic White,

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Earlier today the Western Force confirmed its initial 36-player squad for the 2024 Super Rugby Pacific season with a couple more spots to be decided in pre-season. Homegrown WA talents Carlo Tizzano and...

Springbok legend retires after World Cup win

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Earlier today it was confirmed that double Rugby World Cup-winning No 8 Duane Vermeulen, and a former captain of Springbok team, would be retiring The 37-year-old Vermeulen’s illustrious...