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Italy name their side for the 2024 Summer Nations Series

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The technical staff of the Italian Men's National Rugby Team led by Gonzalo Quesada have announced the list of players called up for the meeting scheduled in L'Aquila set to take place from June 19th in...

Wales name U20 World Championship squad

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The team will be captained by the returning Dragons RFC back row Ryan Woodman who missed the Six Nations championship through injury and includes just two uncapped players, brothers Ioan and Steffan Emanuel. Wales...

Jason Gilmore Appointed Harlequins Defence Coach

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins have today confirmed the appointment of Jason Gilmore as Men’s Defence Coach.   The Australian, who has extensive coaching experience at club and international level, joins Quins...

All Blacks add throwing and kicking coaches to their coaching squad

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Corey Flynn and David Hill will add their throwing and kicking expertise respectively to the All Blacks environment during the 2024 Test season as coaching resources.   Flynn, a 15-Test All Blacks...

Three of the most iconic upsets in test rugby

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji 27-30 Uruguay, Kamaishi Recovery Memorial Stadium, 25 September, 2019 The South American side had faced the Pacific Islanders four times in their history ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, losing...

Borthwick names 36-player Summer Series squad

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Borthwick has named a 36-player squad for the forthcoming Summer Series which sees England play a Test match against Japan in Tokyo on Saturday 22 June (kick-off 6.50am BST) before embarking on a...

Wild Knights announces two Japan-qualified signings

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights announced two new signings on Monday as Robbie Deans aims to take the club to a fourth consecutive League One final in 2024-2025.        The...

Blues lose captain

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Game-breaking back Rieko Ioane says "old school" methods introduced by coach Vern Cotter have the Blues well placed to end a 21-year Super Rugby title drought. Cotter's no-frills style has been a hallmark...

George Ford ruled out

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

George Ford will miss England’s Summer Series to Japan and New Zealand. The fly-half is recovering from a pre-existing achilles injury and together with Sale Sharks it has been agreed that the...

Erasmus names exciting Bok training squad

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus named an exciting squad of 35 players for the team’s first official training camp of the season, which starts in Pretoria on Monday where the focus will be on the opening...