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Two new additions to England coaching team

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has finalised his England senior men’s coaching set-up with the appointments of Richard Cockerill and Anthony Seibold.    Cockerill joins as a forwards coach and will work...

Debut on the cards for Jaden Hendrikse, Jantjies ruled out

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jaden Hendrikse has been called up to the Springbok bench for Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Nelson Mandela Bay following the withdrawal of Herschel Jantjies due to injury.   Jantjies...

Exeter sign two new forwards ahead of the 2021/22 season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs have bolstered their pack ahead of the new season adding prop Sam Nixon and Lock Ryan McCauley.   Tighthead prop joins from French Top 14 side Bayonne while McCauley has joined...

Leicester Tigers Sign Powerhouse Tongan Winger Hosea Saumaki

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have signed powerhouse Tongan international winger Hosea Saumaki.   The outside-back will join Tigers ahead of the 2021/22 season after five seasons in Japan, including three seasons...

Looking ahead to the weekend's Currie Cup First Division action

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All eyes will be on the Carling Currie Cup First Division this weekend where the Leopards, Boland Kavaliers and Valke will try to close the gap on the Down Touch Griffons at the top of the standings.   SA...

Currie Cup Round-Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a Carling Currie Cup weekend to cherish for the two teams from the Free State as the Toyota Cheetahs broke their Premier Division duck, while the Down Touch Griffons put some distance between them...

USA names team to face Ireland

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Gary Gold has made four changes to the starting XV with three new faces on the bench as the USA Men’s XVs National Team faces Ireland for the first time since 2018 on Saturday, KO 2:15...

USA names squad to take on England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA Head coach Gary Gold has named his match-day 23 to face No. 3 world-ranked England on Sunday at Twickenham.     The fixture marks the first time the Eagles have assembled since Rugby World...

Himeno returns to the starting lineup for Ireland clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie Joseph has confirmed the Brave Blossoms’ Team that will take on Ireland this Saturday, July 3 at Aviva Stadium in Dublin.   The match holds huge significance for both teams, as Ireland...

Springbok squad to face Georgia

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Head Coach Jacques Nienaber has named his squad of 23 to take on Georgia on Friday evening.    Much intrigue will surround the performance of the 3 debutants in Rosko Specman,...