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Top Stories of the Week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six Nations respond to Fiji claims that they are joining the tournament   Following the Fijian Rugby Union's claim that the Flying Fijians are on the verge of joining the Six Nations...

Leicester Tigers have found Telusa Veainu's replacement

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the signing of Fijian fullback Kini Murimurivalu who joins the club from La Rochelle.   Murimurivalu joins the club following the departure of Telusa Veainu...

Player to watch in Super Rugby Aotearoa - Shannon Frizell

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders snatching victory from the gaping jaws of defeat against Chiefs will go down as the highlight of Round 6. Through sheer bloody-mindedness and the courage to express their attacking skills,...

Cult Figure Taumalolo Returns To Hawke's Bay

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tongan International and former Chiefs' Super Rugby winner, Sona Taumalolo has signed with Hawke’s Bay for the upcoming Mitre 10 Cup season.   One of Hawke’s Bays favorite sons of...

Leicester Tigers confirm the departure of five players including Manu Tuilagi

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the departure of five players including England centre Manu Tuilagi.   Leicester Tigers chief executive Andrea Pinchen confirmed that England stars Tuilagi and...

10 Great Sledges in Rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fans and players love a good verbal joust on the pitch from time to time. While more common in the sphere of, say, cricket, a bit of sledging is no foreign concept on the rugby field. We take a look at...

Most Capped Test XV between 2000 and 2009

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The best of the best of 2000s, we take a look at the most capped Test Team of the 2000s.   1. Andrea Lo Cicero Vaina - Italy, 78   A long time front-row partner of Martín Castrogiovanni,...

Hurricanes Sign Man-Mountain

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kaliopasi Uluilakepa, a Tongan-born tighthead prop, is the latest acquisition by the Hurricanes and one that is sure to bear fruit for the Wellington-based franchise.   Uluilakepa was born in Tonga...

World Rugby announces the qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2023

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced details of the qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France.   Following the most competitive and widely-acclaimed Rugby World Cup to date in Japan, the qualification...

The INCREDIBLY Talented U20 Class Of 2010

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We continue to look back at past U20 World Championship and have a look at where some of the players who have had gone to reach the pinnacle of test rugby and star on the domestic scene.     Kurtley...