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The Springbok descended from a Lion

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The rugby blood runs strong in the veins of Jesse Kriel. Today the Springbok centre tweeted about his great grandfather, John Hodgson, a British & Irish Lion.   Hodgson, a loose-forward who...

The Seven Players Set To Make Their Debuts In Bledisloe IV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Test Rugby undergoes a change with the start of every Rugby World Cup cycle and 2020 has been no different for the Wallabies and All Blacks.   Both sides have welcomed new head coaches in Dave Rennie...

Mack Hansen Commits to Brumbies

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies have announced that local pathway product Mack Hansen has committed to the club for next season.     A Brumbies Academy graduate, the 22-year-old has worn his boyhood...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy week on the player market this week saw the likes of Gloucester, Leinster and Harlequins all release squad updates while there were a number of confirmed signings across Europe.   We...

Leicester Tigers confirm the signing of Harry Potter

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have signed English-qualified, versatile back Harry Potter from Super Rugby side the Melbourne Rebels.   The 22-year-old, capable of playing in the midfield and outside-backs, was...

USA International flyhalf Will Hooley signs for Saracens

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have announced the signing of USA international flyhalf Will Hooley from Bedford Blues.     The 26-year-old, who can also play at full-back, moved to the Championship side from Exeter...

Joe Taufete’e to join Lyon

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warriors’ United States international hooker Joe Taufete’e is to join French Top 14 club Lyon at the end of the current season. Taufete’e, 27, has so far made 46 appearances and scored...

Top League Round 6 Review

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 6 of the Top League provided fans with a riveting mix of bruising defensive efforts and scintillating attack. The most noteworthy individual defensive effort came from Honda Heat number 8 Paul Schoeman...

Adam Thomson joins Chiefs

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black Adam Thomson has signed a deal with the Chiefs two years after recovering from a spine injury.   The 37-year-old is one of eight replacement players training with...

Watch: Willie Le Roux's sublime performance in the opening round of the Top League

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning fullback Willie Le Roux starred in his return to the Top League on Sunday despite his side narrowly losing 31-29 to Yamaha Jubilo.   Le Roux enjoyed a stint with Canon Eagles before...