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Michael Bent to retire at the end of the season

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby prop Michael Bent has announced his decision to retire from professional rugby at the end of the current season.     Bent, who joined Leinster in 2012 and has been capped on...

Jono Gibbes takes Clermont job, O'Gara promoted at La Rochelle

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont have announced that Jono Gibbes will replace Franck Azema as the new head coach.   Gibbes returns to Clermont having worked with the club as the forward's coach when they won the TOP14...

Super Rugby Aotearoa teams embrace Anzac spirit

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand’s Super Rugby Aotearoa teams will embrace the Anzac spirit during this weekend’s round of matches as they acknowledge all servicemen and women across the country, and have reached...

Scarlets announce new head coach

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets legend Dwayne Peel will return to his former club to take charge as head coach ahead of the 2021-22 season.   Peel donned the Scarlets on 151 occasions. He was capped 76 times for Wales...

Dane Coles extends NZ contract through to 2023

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Hurricanes hooker Dane Coles has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby and his Super Rugby team, inking a deal through to 2023.     The 34-year-old has played 74 Tests...

All Blacks set for two additional end-of-year tour tests - report

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks could face off against a surprise opponent on their end-of-year tour this year.   The New Zealand Herald reports that the All Blacks could face Wales and the United...

Trio extend with the Hurricanes

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A trio of experienced players have committed to staying at the Hurricanes. Former international wing Julian Savea and ultra-consistent loose forward Reed Prinsep have re-signed with the club for the next...

All Blacks star in talks for shock NRL switch - report

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks halfback TJ Perenara is in talks for a shock switch to rugby league according to a report by 1 NEWS.   This comes after speculation that New Zealand Rugby is opting not...

Damian McKenzie at first five, Boshier returns for Crusaders clash

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs return home this Saturday to take on current Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa competition leaders and defending champions the Crusaders. Chiefs Head Coach Clayton McMillan has named a strong twenty-three...

European Player Of The Year Award Nominees Confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Representatives of the elite clubs which have qualified for this season’s Champions Cup semi-finals not surprisingly dominate the list of 15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the...