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Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another busy week in the player market this week with the major announcement of Beauden Barrett's move to Japan next year.   We recap some of the biggest moves of the week as well as some of...

PRO14 Targeting August Return

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 has today confirmed a return to play date as well as a reduced format to finish the 2019/20 season following a five-month Covid-19 pandemic hiatus.     The PRO14 Board selected August...

Highlights: Cardiff Blues v Dragons

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues edged the Dragons 16-12 in round 9 of the Pro14. The Blues opened the scoring with an early try and added a penalty to build a 10-0 lead. The Dragons hit back with a try just before halftime...

Watch: Sam Davies nails a difficult drop goal as the Dragons beat the Scarlets

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Inter-provincial derbies can bring the best out of teams as they look to get one over their rivals and the Welsh derby on Saturday was no different as the Dragons edged the Scarlets thanks to a late drop...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Dragons v Castres

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Great start to the campaign for Dragons with a win at home against a Castres side that could not get out the blocks and struggled through the game. They had a small window in the secnd half to claw back...

Paul Turner signs new contract extension

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Director of Rugby Mark Lavery has confirmed that Head Coach Paul Turner has extended his contract in advance of Ampthill’s first season in the Championship.     Paul, capped at fly half...

Former Welsh International Signs for Cornish Pirates

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following on from news of other player announcements this week, the Cornish Pirates have confirmed that former Welsh international tight-head prop Craig Mitchell, aged 33, has signed a two-year...

Andrew Hall takes over as new coach of Hong Kong Rugby national team

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ex-Scotland international Andrew Hall, a member of the Hong Kong coaching team since 2012, is taking over from Leigh Jones as coach of the Hong Kong national team.   The 39-year old previously coached...

Ulster confirm 4 new contract extensions as Gareth Milasinovich joins

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster have announced that Alan O’Connor, Ross Kane, Dave Shanahan and Rob Lyttle have signed contract extensions with the club.     All four are products of the Abbey Insurance...