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World Cup Winning All Black Pair Head To Kobe

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reigning Top League champions Kobe Kobelco Steelers have added a pair of World Cup Winning All Blacks to their ranks ahead of their new campaign which is set to kick off in January 2021.   Chiefs...

Top 14 Ins and Outs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having recently confirmed their 2020/21 calendar, the Top 14 will kickstart with Stade Francais hosting table leaders Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Jean-Bouin on September 4th.     #CalendrierTOP14...

The New Look Tigers: How Leicester could line up when the Premiership returns

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  An influx and exodus of talent at Welford Road will see a very different looking side turn out for the Tigers once the Premiership resumes on Friday 14 August.   The Tigers' first tasks...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy week on the player market this week saw the likes of Gloucester, Leinster and Harlequins all release squad updates while there were a number of confirmed signings across Europe.   We...

Bulls sign Jan Uys from Top 14 club Brive

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the signing of 26-year-old lock forward Jan Uys from French Top 14 club CA Brive who will join the Bulls as of 1 July.   Uys spent the last few seasons with CA Brive...

Pau sack Former All Blacks fly-half Tom Taylor

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top-14 club Pau have sacked former All Blacks fly-half Tom Taylor.   Taylor left France to return home to New Zealand without the permission of the club during the coronavirus pandemic after...

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...

Ins and outs: A full list of the TOP14 2020/2021 Transfers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the TOP14 clubs before or during the 2020-21 season.   AGEN Players in: Morgan Phelipponneau (Castres), Jean-Marcellin Buttin...

Ben Smith responds to speculation over Highlanders return

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Smith says he will be no more than a spectator when the Super Rugby Aotearoa gets under way next month.   Former New Zealand full-back Ben Smith has denied speculation that he will rejoin...

Top Stories From This Week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby confirm dates and schedule for Kiwi Super Rugby Aotearoa competition:     Super Rugby Aotearoa will kick off next month following today’s announcement that the country...