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Milestone for Kitshoff as Springboks make changes for Second Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will earn his 50th Test cap at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday in the second Test of the Castle Lager Lions Series, with Jasper Wiese named at No 8 in this crucial...

USA Rugby to host the All Blacks in Washington DC

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The U.S. Men's National Rugby Team, The Eagles, will host the New Zealand All Blacks, for the first time ever in Washington, DC when they square off on Saturday, October 23, 2021 in the inaugural 1874...

Cooper links up with Wallabies squad

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fly-half Quade Cooper is to be involved in the Australia camp but is not an official member of the 42-man squad.   Quade Cooper has been called up to train with Australia ahead of the Bledisloe...

Rennie wants Wallabies to build momentum after naming Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship squad

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dave Rennie says Australia have a great opportunity to build further momentum in the Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship after naming Izack Rodda and the uncapped Duncan Paia'aua in a 42-man squad.   New...

Wallaby squad for Rugby Championship

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dave Rennie has named his squad for the upcoming Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship.     His 42-man squad contains a total of 8 uncapped players plus 4 who debuted during the recent...

Mike Blair Appointed Edinburgh Head Coach

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby has announced the appointment of Scotland Assistant Coach Mike Blair as the club’s new Head Coach.     The former Edinburgh and Scotland captain made over 150 appearances...

Bledisloe Cup and The Rugby Championship Covid-19 update

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) is working with Rugby Australia (RA) and Sanzaar to evaluate the options around The Bledisloe Cup Series and The Rugby Championship following the New Zealand Government’s...

Springbok milestone for Pollard in opener against Lions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Handré Pollard will earn his 50th cap in the momentous opening Test between the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday – the first of three internationals...

Fiji International Doge signs for Dragons

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji international Mesake Doge has agreed a move to Rodney Parade to become a Dragon.       The powerhouse prop – who started for Fiji in both international fixtures with New Zealand...

Latest World Rankings: Wales Fall, Argentina Rise

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the weekend's test action, Wales have fallen to ninth on the World Rugby Rankings with Argentina moving into their highest position since June 2016.   Los Pumas' 33-11 in Cardiff...