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Exeter Chiefs finalise their squad with 30 new long-term contract extensions

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland captain Stuart Hogg and England trio Jack Nowell, Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie are among the 30 players to sign long-term deals at Sandy Park   The Premiership leaders announced...

Nothing to split the Rebels and Reds after 90 minutes

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Reds and Melbourne Rebels played out an 18-all draw on Friday in Round 2 of Super Rugby AU, with 90-minutes of play unable to split either side at Brookvale Oval.   In wet conditions,...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another busy week in the player market this week with the major announcement of Beauden Barrett's move to Japan next year.   We recap some of the biggest moves of the week as well as some of...

Top Stories of the Week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett joins an illustrious group of players to join Suntory Sungoliath     Beauden Barrett's move to Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath sees the All Black playmaker join an...

Leicester Tigers confirm the departure of five players including Manu Tuilagi

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the departure of five players including England centre Manu Tuilagi.   Leicester Tigers chief executive Andrea Pinchen confirmed that England stars Tuilagi and...

Possible legal battle rearing its head at Leicester

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A group of players currently contracted to Leicester Tigers are, according to the Telegraph, reportedly investigating the possibility of taking legal action against the club on issues pertaining to salary...

Saints announce 10% pay cut for players and staff

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints have announced that all club employees (including players) will receive a 10% salary cut to aid the club in coping with the rugby hiatus which has been a consequence of the Covid-19...

Australian players accept 30% pay cut

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to Skysports.com, it is reported that Australian rugby players have accepted a 30% pay cut which will last until the end of September.   Rob Clarke, chief executive of Rugby Australia...

Like Father, Like Sons - Kevin, Kane, Beauden, Scott & Jordie Barrett

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barrett brothers have taken the rugby world by storm in recent years. While the name of Kane Barrett is less widely known – as the lock/flanker was forced into early retirement after multiple...

Like Father, Like Son - Waisake and Hoskins Sotutu

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the most exciting elements to gain recognition from the first two rounds of Super Rugby Aotearoa has been the prodigious form and presence of Blues number 8 Hoskins Sotutu. By all accounts, Sotutu’s...