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Global Rapid Rugby set kick off in March

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Global Rapid Rugby’s inaugural home-and-away season will feature six teams, 10 rounds, 31 games including a one-off Final and $AU 1 Million in prize money.   Five of the teams that will...

Billy Pollard commits to Rugby Australia and the Brumbies

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies can confirm that highly-rated Australian U18 hooker Billy Pollard has committed to Rugby Australia and the Brumbies under a four-year contract with the club.     Pollard will...

Clermont coach linked with Fiji job - report

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont could be in the market for a new head coach by the end of the season according to a report in Midi Olympique.     Franck Azéma has been on Clermont's payroll as a coach since...

England to return to Japan in July 2020

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan Rugby has today confirmed the England men’s senior squad tour to Japan next July.   England will face the Brave Blossoms in a two-Test series in Oita (4 July) and Kobe (11 July).   The...

Scottish Rugby formally reprimanded and fined for Typhoon Hagibis comments

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

An Independent Disputes Committee has found that comments made by Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) representatives in relation to the potential impact of Typhoon Hagibis on Scotland’s Rugby World Cup 2019...

Reds secure loan signing of Premiership youngster

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Promising teenage wing and Wales u20-capped Alex Morgan has joined Jersey Reds on loan from Premiership side Gloucester.     The 19-year-old, who has featured in Gloucester’s squad...

Rugby's elite in talks over new ring-fenced world championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby’s proposed 12-team Nations Championship was abandoned in June, however, according to a report by Matt Hughes in the Dailymail, the major nations are keen to build on the...

Jarrad Butler commits to Connacht for a further two seasons

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Captain Jarrad Butler has become the latest player to sign a contract extension with the province, taking him up to the end of the 2021/22 season.    He joined Connacht from the Brumbies...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A round up of all the morning headlines from today.       Springboks humbled by superb support on their arrival in SA “Humbled and over-awed” – that was the reaction...

Larkham committed to Munster despite Wallabies' vacancy

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

In an interview with the Irish Times Munster backs’ coach Stephen Larkham says he has no intention of walking out on his new employers to be the new Australia head coach, but he does wish to get...