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Nigel Owens to referee Wales vs Barbarians

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh Rugby Union have revealed that following 'special dispensation' from World Rugby, Welshman Nigel Owens will referee a Wales game for the first time when they host the Barbarians on November 30th...

Queensland Reds confirm 2020 squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) has today confirmed the St.George Queensland Reds playing squad for the 2020 Super Rugby season. In total, 31 players of the current 34-man squad have been retained...

Jim Mallinder joins Scottish Rugby as new Performance Director

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Northampton Saints Director of Rugby, Jim Mallinder has been named as Scotland's new Performance Director filling the void left by Scott Johnson who joined Australia earlier this year.   The...

Dombrandt called to Italy to replace injured Shields

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Uncapped Harlequins flanker Alex Dombrandt has been called up to the England training squad to replace injured Brad Shields.   Dombrandt earned an England call up and started for England against...

Eddie Jones names 35-man World Cup training squad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his official Rugby World Cup 2019 training squad.   35 players will assemble at The Lensbury Hotel on Sunday (7 July) for England's first official...

The Rebels look to have found Will Geni's replacement

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Melbourne Rebels looked to have found a replacement for Wallabies scrumhalf Will Genia with the signing of highly-rated Fijian scrumhalf Frank Lomani.   Genia, who has played over 100 tests...

Warren Gatland's post World Cup plans confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has been announced as the new Head Coach of the Chiefs signing a four-year deal with New Zealand Rugby and the Super Rugby franchise.   The confirmation of Gatland...

Edinburgh sign South African scrumhalf Nic Groom

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh have continued to strengthen their squad ahead of next season with the signing of South African scrum-half, Nic Groom.   Groom, 29, joins from Super Rugby side Lions and brings a wealth...

England Women head coach Simon Middleton has named his side to play hosts USA Women

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Centre Amber Reed will win her 50th cap on Friday against the Eagles as she starts at inside centre. The 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup winner made her Test debut against France in 2012 and has scored...

Black Ferns named to play Canada in San Diego Super Series

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four new caps and two returning players from the 2017 World Cup winning side have been named in the Black Ferns to play Canada as part of the Women’s Rugby Super Series 2019.   North Harbour...