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John Barclay Retires

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Calcutta Cup winning Scotland captain John Barclay has today announced his retirement from the sport following a 16-year career in professional rugby.   A Guinness PRO14 winner with Scarlets...

Saracens sign England 7s product Ben Harris

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have signed England 7s product, Ben Harris, confirms the 20-year-old speedster on his Instagram.           View this post on Instagram     The...

Phil Kearns to lead Australia's 2027 Rugby World Cup bid

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia Chairman Hamish McLennan has today announced two-time World Cup winner Phil Kearns AM as Executive Director, Rugby World Cup 2027 Bid. Kearns, who played 67 Tests for Australia, will lead...

Picking a Tier 2 World XV

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There is a raft of talented players outside the first tier of test playing nations, some of which could claim to be the best in the position in world rugby.   We take a look at what a potential...

Ireland back McFadden retires: 'It's been a dream come true'

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fergus McFadden played in a World Cup and six Six Nations campaigns, twice conquering Europe with Leinster, but the time has come to retire.     Ireland back Fergus McFadden has revealed he...

Rugby Europe Back Sir Bill Beaumont In World Rugby Chairman Vote

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Europe cast their vote for the position of World Rugby Chairman opened with the voting opening on Sunday, April 26th, 2020.   The organisers who represent the likes of Georgia, Romania, Spain,...

Tough luck for Scotland and Argentina as 2023 World Cup Draw Still Set For November

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina and Scotland are likely to end up in Pools of Death for the 2023 Rugby World Cup with the draw for the competition still set to take place in November later this year despite the disruption...

Post World Cup 2019 Retirees XV

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saying farewell isn't easy particularly when you have spent your life working towards the goal of representing your country but this was the decision several of test rugby’s leading lights made after...

Top Points Scorer In Test Rugby History Per Nation

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharpshooters and backline generals. We take a look at test rugby's point machines and best placekickers in test match rugby history.    We take a look at the top scorers from some of...

The Rugby Europe Championship Final Round

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend we head into the final round of the Rugby European Championship and while there is already a winner, second place and the relegation playoff place are still two positions that need to be confirmed.  The...