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New payer welfare model confirms Currie Cup kick off

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Carling Currie Cup will kick off as scheduled, as one of the results of a ground-breaking alignment between employers and players to maximise player welfare, while facilitating a 12-month-long South...

Erasmus names exciting Bok training squad

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus named an exciting squad of 35 players for the team’s first official training camp of the season, which starts in Pretoria on Monday where the focus will be on the opening...

Tom Lynagh returns for the Reds

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tom Lynagh has been named at flyhalf for the Queensland Reds’ quarter-final clash against the Chiefs in Hamilton on Friday.Head coach Les Kiss expects to maximise the value of his double act at No.10...

Eddie Jones names 35 man Japan training squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japan Rugby Football Union (Chairman: Tsuchida Masato, Minato-ku, Tokyo) is pleased to announce the 35 players of the Japan national team who will be taking part in Team Miyazaki's Training Camp to...

Scarlets sign Australian second row Max Douglas

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets are delighted to secure the signature of highly-rated Australian forward Max Douglas.   The 24-year-old has just completed his second season with the Yokohama Canon Eagles in Japan.   Before...

Toshiba Brave Lupus emerges Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Champions

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo 24 - Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights 20Sunday May 26 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo Toshiba Brave Lupus are the champions of Japan after they won an epic final of...

Japan Rugby League One Preview: Final Round

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Koroibete (Wallabies) v Naikabula (Brave Blossoms). Matusda (Brave Blossoms) v Mo’unga (All Blacks). Cornelsen(Brave Blossoms) v Leitch (Brave Blossoms). Gunter (Brave Blossoms) v Frizell (All Blacks)....

Flook back for the Reds making his 50th appearance

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh Flook returns at outside centre to play his 50th game for the Queensland Reds in Saturday night’s clash against the Western Force at Suncorp Stadium.Flook’s selection is one of eight changes...

Brumbies side to face the Rebels

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies have unveiled their side to take on the Melbourne Rebels for their final regular season home fixture this Friday the 24th of May at GIO Stadium, kicking off at 7:35PM AEST.Head coach...

Japan Rugby League One 2023-24 Semi-finals Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights will meet Toshiba Brave Lupus Tokyo in the final of the third edition of Japan Rugby League on Sunday at the National Stadium in Tokyo.The teams, who finished first and...