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Wayne Barnes to set new Test record this November

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s Wayne Barnes is set to make history when he takes charge of his 100th and 101st tests during the November international window.   Barnes, who made his debut in Fiji in June 2006,...

United Rugby Championship Match Officials And Broadcasters For Round 4

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match officials appointments of the United Rugby Championship Round 4 fixtures have been confirmed and are available alongside TV listings below.     FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7   Connacht...

Super Sacha Ready To Take URC By Storm

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sacha Mngomezulu made a memorable debut for the title-winning Stormers last season and followed that up by captaining an unbeaten Junior Springboks team. Now, the prodigious playmaker wants more.   Since...

Leader Louw Has Found His Place in the Pride

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

A gutsy decision to swap the seaspray of Durban for the inner-city of Doornfontein (Johannesburg) has seen Marius Louw pounce on an opportunity to star for the Emirates Lions in the BKT...

Stormers 28-man touring squad to depart Cape Town

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

A 28-man Stormers squad will depart Cape Town tonight to commence a three-match tour of Wales and Italy.    The Stormers have started their campaign well with home victories over Connacht and...

Where To Watch This Weekend's URC Action

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

WHERE TO WATCH THIS WEEKEND'S UNITED RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP ACTION.   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7   Connacht v Munster The Sportsground, Galway – KO 19.35 IRE & UK / 20.35 ITA & SA Live...

England summer fixtures announced

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England will play two home fixtures at Twickenham Stadium next summer as part of their preparation for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.    Eddie Jones’ side will host Wales at Twickenham on...

World Cup Preview: Pool B

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The draw was made on 19th November 2020 and split the twelve teams into four “bands”, based on the world rankings at the time and before Italy, Japan and Scotland had qualified. As a...

Springboks to face Wales in RWC warm-up match

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will line up against Wales at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday, 19 August 2023, in preparation for their Rugby World Cup defence, which kicks off a few weeks...

Highlanders Appoint Richard Whiffin as Attack Coach

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Richard Whiffin has been handed the attack portfolio for the Highlanders in 2023.     Formerly of the London Irish club, Whiffin was a member of the management team that steered the club to...