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Israel Folau linked with a return to union with TOP14 clubs interested

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wallabies and Waratahs' fullback Israel Folau could make a return to rugby union according to reports in France.   Folau left rugby union after his contract with Rugby Australia and the Waratahs...

New Zealand 15-25 Argentina: Pumas earn historic win over All Blacks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nicolas Sanchez scored 25 points as the Pumas celebrated a memorable first win over the All Blacks.     Argentina made history by claiming their first win over New Zealand with a sensational...

2021 Brumbies Super Rugby Squad Announced

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies have announced a young squad ahead of the 2021 Super Rugby season with 19 of the 2021 group are also 23 years old or younger. Apart from Wallaby Centurion James Slipper and dynamic backrow...

Jake Ball to return to Australia at end of the season

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets and Wales second row Jake Ball will be heading back to Australia at the end of the season, leaving Scarlets to be with his family in Australia, effectively ending his international career.       The...

Lions Legends - Keith Wood

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

“Uncle Fester” and “The Raging Potato”- names given to former Ireland and British & Irish Lions (Lions) hooker, Keith Wood, whose bald head, cheeky smile and courageous play...

THROWBACK: When Bryan Habana scored a hattrick for the Babas against the All Blacks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A hat-trick of tries by Springbok Bryan Habana inspired the Barbarians to only their second-ever win over New Zealand back in 2009.   The star-studded side coached by former Springbok coach Nick...

The Curious Case Of Keith Murdoch - The All Black Who Never Returned

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the early hours of 3 December 1972, sounds of a scuffle broke out in the bowels of the Angel Hotel in Cardiff as 6ft 4in security guard, Peter Grant, was knocked to the floor.   Hours earlier,...

The Game of the Century - Wallabies vs All Blacks, 2000

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A chord of excitement was struck early on 15 July 2000 and reverberated through the Antipodes, rising patiently and with strength, like a great bubble, as members of a 109 874 crowd filed into Stadium...

Lions legends: Sir Ian McGeechan

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Over the 132 years of the British & Irish Lions tradition, few men have poured as much time, blood, sweat and tears into the iconic red jersey as Sir Ian McGeechan.   McGeechan was born in Yorkshire...

Scott Robertson's All Black Debut

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

When Wallaby fullback Matt Burke launched the ball high in the air at Lancaster Park, heralding the commencement of the 1998 Bledisloe Cup, the young face of Scott Robertson looked on from the sidelines,...