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The most capped Test rugby XV of all time - by position

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and British & Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones will become the first player to play 149 tests for one country on Saturday.   The 36-year-old second-rower will feature in his 161st test...

Second Test added to Springbok Women’s itinerary

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Women will face Wales in Cardiff as part of their European tour in November, adding to the two fixtures already confirmed for their trip to the Northern Hemisphere.   The Springbok...

Samoa cancel European tour

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa have cancelled their trip to Europe this year as a result of Covid-19 complications.   It has been suggested that a substitute team could be picked from Samoan players in the European...

NZ domestic rugby still on ice

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bunnings Warehouse NPC, Farah Palmer Cup (FPC) and Heartland Championship matches, as well as all community and school rugby this weekend has once again, been cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19...

Wasps Add to Coaching Ranks for Next Season

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps can confirm a number of coaching changes for the men’s first team and Academy ahead of next season.     The Club are delighted to announce that England’s Interim...

'He's certainly one of the best No. 7s I've played against' - Warburton

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. The formidable form of Hamish Watson    The numerous exploits of the gritty openside flanker earned him the man-of-the-match award after a brilliant shift.    Watson arrived...

Newcastle Falcons snap up speedster from champions Harlequins

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Multiple Premiership title winner Nathan Earle has joined Newcastle Falcons on a two-year deal, speaking of the 'exciting times' ahead at Kingston Park Stadium.     The 26-year-old winger...

Rebels lock in Head Coach, GM, new recruits and more

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Headlining the appointments is the confirmation of the signing of Kevin Foote, who has today been unveiled as Head Coach of the Melbourne Rebels. An accomplished and highly respected leader within the...

Where are they now? The 2009 Emerging Springboks that drew with the Lions

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

12 years ago today, the British and Irish Lions were dealt a blow in their preparations for the Test Series against the Springboks as they failed to put an Emerging Springbok side away drawing 13...

Rhodes to leave Saracens at the end of the season

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed that Mike Rhodes will leave the club at the end of the season after a successful 7 years.   The back-rower arrived in 2015 and has gone on to make 106 appearances for the...