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Fourth Rugby World Cup looms for prolific try-scoring Canada winger DTH van der Merwe

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Kingsley Jones has announced the 31-player World Cup roster that will represent Canada at the 2019 Rugby World Cup (RWC) in Japan.   Canada is one of 20 nations that have qualified for...

Joe Tekori retires from international duty months before RWC

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran Samoa forward Joe Tekori has announced his immediate retirement from international duty, less than two months from the start of the Rugby World Cup.     The 35-year-old announced...

Christian Wade signs first NFL deal

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England and Wasps winger Christian Wade has signed his first professional NFL contract with the Buffalo Bills. The Buffalo Bills are based in the Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan...

Ireland secure place on World Rugby Sevens Series 2020

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have secured a place as a core team on the World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 after beating hosts Hong Kong in the final of the men’s annual world series qualifier.      After...

Norton sets new try scoring record at Hong Kong Sevens

6 months 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...

"I am happy in Europe" - Eddie rules out Wallabies return

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia could be on the lookout for a new head coach after the Rugby World Cup, but Eddie Jones does not want a Wallabies return.     England head coach Eddie Jones has no interest in...

Former Ireland and England coach brought in to help Tigers avoid the drop - reports

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have taken urgent action with the side sliding into the Premiership relegation danger zone by appointing Mike Ford as a senior coach according to a report by Chris Foy for The Mail...

Worcester Warriors Confirm Toulon Target's Departure

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warriors have made Samoa international wing Ed Fidow their fifth new signing for next season.     Fidow,25, will join Warriors from French Pro D2 club Provence during the summer on a two-year...

World Rugby Rankings Permutations

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of this weekend's test rugby action World Rugby has published the latest rankings permutations for men’s and women’s internationals in Europe and the Americas.   Men’s...

Walker and Cutmore sign new contracts with Pirates

7 months ago by Cornish Pirates

Cornish Pirates have confirmed that prop Marlen Walker and lock Danny Cutmore have signed contracts for two more years with the club.     Auckland-born Marlen, aged 30, arrived at the...