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Rob Kearney calls time on brilliant career

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster’s sombre exit from the Champions Cup yesterday heralded the conclusion of a noteworthy rugby career, that of Rob Kearney’s.   Kearney attended Clongowes Wood College and was...

Former British and Irish Lion named as Wallaby forward's coach

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies confirm former British and Irish Lions lock Geoff Parling is Australia’s new Forwards Coach for the 2020 season.   After an illustrious playing career that included 29 Tests...

Super Rugby AU Final Teams Confirmed

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies and Reds have both confirmed their line ups for the Super Rugby AU final.   Brumbies coach Dan McKellar has named Noah Lolesio and Joe Powell to start in the Super Rugby Grand Final...

SA Rugby announce a ‘school yard pick’ Springbok Showdown along with a 4-month long domestic season

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby has today announced plans for a four-month-long local season. Rugby will return to South Africa on 26 September with a double-header at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, when the Bulls take...

Daily Round-Up - 15 September 2020

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Virimi Vakatawa's next move?     French international Virimi Vakatawa is linked with a possible move to Gloucester after the club reportedly offered him a 'colossal' deal.     Jack...

New Zealand Bledisloe Cup matches confirmed

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The dates for the two Bledisloe Cup Tests in New Zealand have been confirmed by New Zealand Rugby (NZR), with the All Blacks to play the Wallabies at Wellington's Sky Stadium on Sunday 11 October and...

Springboks depth to be test in the Rugby Championship

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienaber will have a tough task ahead of him as the new Springbok head coach as the Rugby Championship looms with South Africa's domestic competition still yet to kick off and a growing injury...

Ex-Bok captain wary of SA's participation in Rugby Championship

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ex-Springbok captain Wynand Claassen has weighed in with concerns surrounding the Springboks’ participation in this year’s Rugby Championship.   The competition is scheduled to take...

Rennie hits out at NZ quarantine protocols as Bledisloe Cup looms

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies head coach Dave Rennie has sent a stern message to New Zealand regarding the country’s quarantine regulations against the backdrop of the two Bledisloe Cup tests scheduled to take place...

16 uncapped players in the Wallaby squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dave Rennie names his first Wallaby squad and selects 8 players that made their Super Rugby debut this year.   No foreign based players were named in his 44 man squad despite Rugby Australia relaxing...