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The battle for a play-off spot and relegation heats up in ProD2

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The end of the regular season will prove to be a decisive moment for many teams in the French ProD2, as many will look to forge their own destinies.  A Battle for first Place Currently occupying...

Samson Lee announces retirement from rugby

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We are sad to announce that prop Samson Lee has been forced to retire from rugby because of injury at the age of 31.   A home-grown player from Llanelli who came through the Scarlets Academy, Samson...

Coach Marco Bortolami renews Benneton contract

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby is pleased to announce that Marco Bortolami will hold the role of head coach of the Lions until 30 June 2026 . The coach, who has led the Lions since July 2021,...

The Legend of 2002: The last Wallabies Bledisloe Cup Triumph

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the 2023 edition of the Bledisloe Cup only a few days away, we take a look a at the last Australian side to win the coveted Trans-Tasman trophy.  The first official Bledisloe Cup fixture took...

Bortolami Puts Ferrari Dream On Hold To Put Benetton On Fast Track

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s been Marco Bortolami’s lifelong dream to work as a mechanic for Ferrari, but right now it’s his Benetton team that he has firing on all cylinders.   The former Italy captain...

Every TOP14 Clubs New Signing Ahead Of The 2022/23 Season

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier will be looking to defend their maiden TOP 14 title in 2022/23.     We take a look at their new signings as well as all the other new arrivals in the league ahead of...

Every United Rugby Championship Clubs New Signing Ahead Of The 2022/23 Season

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship sides have kicked off the pre-season ahead of the second season of the competition with some new faces in the squads.   We run you through every signing...

Where are they now? The Leinster team that won the Province's first Champions Cup Title

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster face off against La Rochelle this weekend, with the Irish Province searching for a record-equalling fifth Champions Cup title.   With Leo Cullen's men looking to add a fifth...

This week's rumours, signings and re-signings

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

We round up the week's latest rumours, signings, and re-signings.       PREMIERSHIP RUGBY   Bath Bath Rugby have confirmed the departure of a club legend with Semesa...