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'See you soon' - Ardie Savea adds fuel to Julian's return to the Hurricanes

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux Begles bound Ben Lam featured in his 50th and final appearance for the Hurricanes on Saturday with his side giving him a perfect send off with a 34-32 victory over the Crusaders.    Lam’s...

RANKED | The Top 10 Players Heading To Japan Next Year

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The momentum of rugby's growth in Japan may have slowed since after the Rugby World Cup with Super Rugby and the Top League but when the Top League does return in January next year, it will do...

Top 14 Ins and Outs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having recently confirmed their 2020/21 calendar, the Top 14 will kickstart with Stade Francais hosting table leaders Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Jean-Bouin on September 4th.     #CalendrierTOP14...

France threaten legal action over Pacific Rugby Players Welfare comments

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a 59-page dossier alleging bribery and corruption in the election of Bill Beaumont and Bernard Laporte as World Rugby chairman and vice-chairman, the Pacific Rugby Players Welfare is in...

Rugby Australia in mourning following the passing of Jim Brown

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Australian Rugby community is mourning the loss of former Test Wallaby, Jim Brown who passed away last Tuesday.   A tough, robust and aggressive hooker, Brown earnt a reputation as a tireless...

The New Look Tigers: How Leicester could line up when the Premiership returns

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  An influx and exodus of talent at Welford Road will see a very different looking side turn out for the Tigers once the Premiership resumes on Friday 14 August.   The Tigers' first tasks...

Liam Messam returns to New Zealand signing for Waikato

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Liam Messam's return to New Zealand rugby has been confirmed with the former Toulon flanker signing for Mitre 10 Cup side Waikato.   The former All Blacks and Waikato fan favourite returns...

Leicester Tigers have found Telusa Veainu's replacement

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the signing of Fijian fullback Kini Murimurivalu who joins the club from La Rochelle.   Murimurivalu joins the club following the departure of Telusa Veainu...

Leicester Tigers sign Hurricanes' winger Kobus van Wyk

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the signing of South African outside-back Kobus Van Wyk who joins the side from New Zealand Super Rugby side the Hurricanes.   Born in Nababeep in the Northern...

Player to watch in Super Rugby Aotearoa - Shannon Frizell

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders snatching victory from the gaping jaws of defeat against Chiefs will go down as the highlight of Round 6. Through sheer bloody-mindedness and the courage to express their attacking skills,...