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Negri & Lazzaroni sign new deals with Benetton

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby has today confirmed that duo Sebastian Negri and Marco Lazzaroni have signed new deals and will remain with the club until 30 June 2022 and 30 June 2023, respectively.   Negri received...

Waratahs back their youth for their clash with the Crusaders

2 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

NSW Waratahs Head Coach, Rob Penney has named his first matchday squad of the 2020 Super Rugby season, as his side gets set to cross the ditch and take on the Crusaders in Nelson. The starting XV features...

Rankings race kicks off ahead of Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have confirmed that the Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw will take place in Paris after the November 2020 international window.       France...

Highly touted pivot handed starting role for Brumbies

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies coach Dan McKellar has named four Super Rugby first-timers in the side that will take on the Reds in their Super Rugby opener on Friday at GIO Stadium.     Junior Wallabies playmaker,...

All Blacks Sevens win first title in Hamilton

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens extended their record as the most successful team on home soil in the history of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series with a 27-5 defeat of France in the HSBC New Zealand Sevens Cup...

Big Will Skelton linked with non Aussie Super Rugby switch

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens' powerful Wallaby lock Will Skelton has been linked with a move away from the Championship bound side at the end of the season as the London Club look to make cuts on their salary bill.     South...

Watch: The Fijians light up Hamilton with a sensational 100 metre try

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens, defending champions Fiji and England were the only teams with a perfect record after day one of the New Zealand Sevens at FMG Stadium in Hamilton on Saturday.     The...

Wallabies skipper Hooper hands Waratahs captaincy to Simmons

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs have a new skipper in place ahead of their season opener against the Crusdaers on February 1.     Michael Hooper has relinquished the Waratahs captaincy to experienced lock...

Pieter-Steph du Toit claims top SA Rugby award

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pieter-Steph du Toit capped off phenomenal 2019 season when he added the prestigious SA Rugby Player of the Year award to his World Rugby Player of the Year accolade.   Rassie Erasmus and the Springboks...

Michael Cheika makes shock code switch

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has made a shock code switch joining reigning National Rugby League premiers, the Sydney Roosters, and thrown a thinly-veiled dig at his former team, saying...