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Quade Cooper grateful for another Wallabies opportunity

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran flyhalf Quade Cooper says he didn't expect to be back in the Wallabies environment and is grateful for the opportunity.    For the first time since 2017, Cooper is back in the Wallabies...

Men's Olympic 7s semi-finals ready for action

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finals for the Olympic Men’s 7s are set and will see Great Britain taking on New Zealand while Fiji will battle it out against Argentina.    The South Americans wowed the global...

Milestone for Kitshoff as Springboks make changes for Second Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will earn his 50th Test cap at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday in the second Test of the Castle Lager Lions Series, with Jasper Wiese named at No 8 in this crucial...

Murray, Harris & Vunipola start second Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has made three changes to the starting XV which beat the Springboks last Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the Castle Lager Lions Series. Conor Murray...

Olympic 7s: Quarter Finals loom

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa, Fiji and New Zealand’s unbeaten streak sees them already qualified for the quarter-finals of the Olympic 7s.    New Zealand will tackle Canada today before Great...

Wallabies handed special exemption to enter NZ

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The suspension of travel between New Zealand and Australia as the Coronavirus situation in the latter country worsens will not apply to the Wallabies as they have been given the nod to enter New Zealand...

Springboks to host Argentina in Nelson Mandela Bay

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will start the defence of their Rugby Championship title against Argentina, when they return to the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium for the first time since 2018 in the opening two Tests of their...

Bledisloe 1 to go ahead as scheduled

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed the first Bledisloe Cup Series Test between the All Blacks and Australia is still scheduled for Saturday, 7 August at Eden Park in Auckland.   NZR is working...

Cooper links up with Wallabies squad

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fly-half Quade Cooper is to be involved in the Australia camp but is not an official member of the 42-man squad.   Quade Cooper has been called up to train with Australia ahead of the Bledisloe...

Blitzboks ready and able for Olympic charge

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team are ready to take on all comers in the Tokyo Stadium in the next three days, as the South Africans face Ireland, Kenya and USA in Pool C of the Rugby Sevens tournament at the...