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Elton Jantjies chats about move to France

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies has revealed that the upcoming British & Irish Lions series is the motivation behind his move to France.   Jantjies recently signed with struggling Top 14 side...

Lima Sopoaga to join TOP14 club after Wasps exit

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have confirmed that Lima Sopoaga will be leaving the club at the end of the current season, to join Top 14 side Lyon OU.   Wasps Head Coach Lee Blackett said: “I would like to thank...

Pau stint could do wonders for confidence driven Jantjies

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Tuesday, the Lions confirmed that franchise captain and their go-to flyhalf for the past decade was off to France as a medical joker for the latter stages of the TOP14 season.   In a statement...

La Rochelle sign Springbok tighthead on a short-term deal

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls have confirmed that experienced tighthead prop Marcel van der Merwe will be joining French side La Rochelle on a short-term loan as injury cover.   Van der Merwe has plenty of experience...

Elton Jantjies heads to the Top 14

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok and Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies has reportedly signed a new agreement which will see him team up with French Top 14 side Pau as a medical joker.   The loan deal is largely so that Jantjies...

Wallabies lock set for Rebels return in 2022

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies and Pau lock Matt Philip has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal with the Melbourne Rebels and Rugby Australia.   The second-rower, who was a mainstay in the Wallabies starting XV in 2020 will...

2021 Major League Dream XV: Robshaw, Giteau and Ellis

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

America's top flight rugby competition returns this weekend with a full house of fixtures.   A year after the competition was brought to an abrupt end, Major League Rugby returns in full force in...

Ben Lam escapes sanction big hit

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Lam was lucky to escape sanction with high shot during Bordeaux's clash with Pau on Saturday in the Top 14.      This was just a knock on in the #TOP14 — not even a penalty.Thoughts?...

Conrad Smith leaves France for New Zealand

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two-time World Cup winner Conrad Smith has left his role as head of player development with French Top 14 side Pau having returned home to New Zealand, the club has confirmed.     "Forced...