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Monday Morning Round Up

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Australia end Folau's contract over anti-gay message     Wallabies and NSW Waratahs fullback Israel Folau’s contract has been terminated by Rugby Australia following his homophobic...

South Africa take the title after stunning comeback in Singapore

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South Africa denied Fiji back-to-back titles in Singapore with a dramatic 20-19 victory in the Cup final at the National Stadium.     England claimed the bronze medal with a vital victory...

Zain Davids’ season with the Blitzboks is over

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Sevens forward Zain Davids will undergo shoulder surgery on Wednesday and has been ruled out of the last three tournaments of the World Rugby Sevens Series.   The 22-year-old Davids injured...

MLR a significant boost to U.S. competitiveness - Gary Gold

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Coach Gary Gold said Major League Rugby (MLR) will help the United States be more competitive at the World Cup in Japan, but conceded we might only see the best of his side in four years’ time.     The...

Fiji take fifth consecutive title in Hong Kong

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji created history by securing a fifth consecutive title in Hong Kong with a 21-7 victory over France in the Cup final at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens, while USA claimed third place to maintain...

Scarlets v Edinburgh: Signings For Next Season

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach - Brad Mooar The Crusaders Assistant coach will take over from Wayne Pivac at the end of the season. Mooar helped the Christchurch side to the last two Super Rugby titles. The 44-year-old will...

Watch: Fiji Sevens score the most Fijian try ever!

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Turnover ball and Fiji score a cracking try from their own 22.    Some slick offloads and incredible speed, the Fijians make sevens look so easy scoring this superb try against Kenya in the...

Norton sets new try scoring record at Hong Kong Sevens

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The top five teams in the Series standings – USA, New Zealand, Fiji, South Africa and England - all claimed victories in their first group phase games on the opening day in front of another huge...

Ben Ryan: Nations Championship could take rugby in Fiji to another level

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Ryan says the finances a Nations Championship could bring to Fiji would be vital in taking rugby union in the country to another level.       Ben Ryan says the proposed Nations...

New Zealand Under 20s named first squad of 2019

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The New Zealand Under 20 team will face Australia in their first game of the year later this month. Coach Craig Philpott has named the squad to travel to the Oceania Rugby U20 Championship.   Philpott...