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Barbarians return to Twickenham to face Samoa in Killik Cup

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Barbarian F.C. will face Samoa this autumn as the two sides meet at Twickenham for the Killik Cup on Saturday 27 November.     It will be just the second time the teams have met, the first...

CONFIRMED: Moana Pasifika and Fijian Drua to join revamped Super Rugby competition

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a significant step forward for Pacific Island rugby, Moana Pasifika and the Fijian Drua have been granted conditional licences to join a planned new professional competition next year, New Zealand Rugby...

Warren Gatland announces coaching staff for 2021 Lions tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has announced his coaching staff for the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa.   After much uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, it was finally decided that...

Michael Alaalatoa to join Leinster ahead of 2021/22 season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby have confirmed that tighthead prop Michael Alaalatoa will join the club from the Crusaders ahead of the 2021/22 season.     The 29-year-old, capped at international level...

Latest World Rankings: England, Ireland and Italy all drop, Wales rise

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have moved up in the World Rugby rankings following their victory over England in the Six Nations.    Wayne Pivac's side claimed a Triple Crown on Saturday and are now at...

Monaco selected to host the World Rugby Sevens Repechage

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today confirmed the repechage tournament for the Tokyo Olympic Games will take place in Monaco on 19-20 June, 2021. The decision was confirmed by the World Rugby Executive Committee following...

Winners and Losers: Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2023 Rugby World Cup Pools are in.    Hosts France have been drawn with the All Blacks as well as Italy while the defending Champions, South Africa, have been drawn alongside Scotland and...

Chris Ashton at fullback for Quins trip to Kingsholm

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins Head of Rugby Paul Gustard has named the team to travel to Gloucester this weekend as Chris Ashton returns to fitness to start at fullback   Harlequins travel to Gloucester in the search...

Blues unveil 2021 squad including Pat Lam's nephew AJ

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Blues are determined to ensure their progress in 2020 was no aberration after naming their squad for the Super Rugby Aotearoa and Trans-Tasman competitions.   The squad includes 12 current...

Brad Weber extends Chiefs stay

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black and Chiefs halfback Brad Weber has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and the Chiefs for another year.   The 29-year-old debuted for the Chiefs in 2014. Since his Super Rugby debut,...