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Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and confirmed transfers of the week.       Jamie George commits long-term future to Saracens Saracens have confirmed that England and...

Premiership Rugby Returns In August With Opening Fixtures Confirmed

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership Rugby have confirmed that Harlequins and Sale Sharks will have the honour of kicking off the resumption of Premiership Rugby on Friday 14 August.   All attention will turn to the Twickenham...

Vunipola the latest player to graduate from the Saracens' Academy

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have announced that flyhalf Manu Vunipola has extended his contract at the club until 2023. The youngster is the latest Senior Academy player to sign fresh terms and graduate to the first-team...

Report: Three rounds of Premiership midweek matches planned

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership clubs could face three rounds of midweek fixtures in order to finish the season by the end of October according to a report by Standard Sport.   The three-midweek slots pencilled...

Leone Nakarawa commits his future to Glasgow

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have announced that Fijian second row, Leone Nakarawa, will remain at Scotstoun until 2021, subject to visa, in a deal penned prior to the coronavirus lockdown.   Nakarawa made...

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

1 month 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...

Premiership Rugby targeting August 15 return

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership Rugby have confirmed that it is targeting Saturday 15 August for the resumption of the Gallagher Premiership Rugby.   At a board meeting last night, the target restart date was...

Next In Line? The Young England Midfielders Set To Make The Step Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A testing and ever-evolving position, the job of an international centre is not an easy one.   The modern game requires the inside centre to be skilful yet decisive while still being effective...

The Two Best Composite World Club XVs

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is some team!   OPTA released the top players in each position based on their unique index which highlighted the highest-rated players in top-level club rugby since the beginning of 2019. After releasing...

The Baabaas team that beat an England side featuring Andy Goode in 2009

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2009, Martin Corry and Josh Lewsey bade a victorious farewell to English rugby at Twickenham with the Barbarians as they held on for victory despite a late England comeback.   Martin Johnson's...