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Eddie Jones names 35-man World Cup training squad

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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...

Ten years on, where are the 2009 Emerging Springboks now?

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

On the 23rd of June 2009, the Emerging Springboks piled the pressure on the British and Irish Lions, after the tourist lost the opening test to the Springboks, as they picked up 13 all draw.     We...

Eddie Jones names 29-man World Cup training squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has announced a squad of 29 players to attend England’s training camp at Pennyhill Park next week (23-27 June 2019). Alex Dombrandt (Harlequins), Lewis...

Samu Manoa announces retirement from international rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA Rugby have confirmed that Samu Manoa has announced his retirement from international rugby.   Manoa debuted with the Eagles in 2010 against Georgia after spending seven years making a name...

Glendale Raptors announce Borlase as new Head Coach for 2020 season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Glendale Raptors have announced that Peter Borlase will serve as the head coach for Colorado’s professional rugby team as they begin their third Major League Rugby (MLR) season.   Borlase...