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Waratahs back their youth for their clash with the Crusaders

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

NSW Waratahs Head Coach, Rob Penney has named his first matchday squad of the 2020 Super Rugby season, as his side gets set to cross the ditch and take on the Crusaders in Nelson. The starting XV features...

Watch: The Waratahs flaunt their offloading prowess in their pre-season victory

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs’ kicked off their preparation for the upcoming Super Rugby season with an impressive 40-21 victory over the Highlanders at Leichhardt Oval in Sydney.   The Waratahs'...

Adam Thomson joins Chiefs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black Adam Thomson has signed a deal with the Chiefs two years after recovering from a spine injury.   The 37-year-old is one of eight replacement players training with...

Test Stars To Light Up Japan's Top League In 2020

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this weekend with a number of test stars of the past and present set to light up the competition in 2020.   With the Champions Cup returning this weekend with the...

The Highlanders lose another youngster to injury

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Otago and Highlanders’ hooker Ricky Jackson has been forced out of the 2020 Super Rugby season with an ankle injury sustained during training pre-Christmas.   After extensive investigations...

Reader's Scrumhalf of the Year

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the year draws to a close we take a look back at the year that was and have nominated four players from each position for your team of the year.   We have included players based on their club...

Monday Morning Round Up

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joseph drops out of All Blacks race & re-signs with Japan     The Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) has today announced that coach Jamie Joseph has signed a new deal with Japan, taking...

Joseph drops out of All Blacks race & re-signs with Japan

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) has today announced that coach Jamie Joseph has signed a new deal with Japan, taking him through to the end of 2023 and another World Cup cycle.     Joseph,...

Highlanders Reveal Refreshed Squad for 2020

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders will have a fresh new look in 2020 with 15 players in their first season with the southern-most Super Rugby club.   There is plenty of experience in the forwards with Liam Coltman, Ash...

Aaron Cruden returns to the Chiefs

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Chiefs and New Zealand Rugby Union have announced today former Chiefs co-captain and All Black Aaron Cruden has signed with the Chiefs for 2020.   30-year-old Cruden, will return home from France...