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Friday Morning Round Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six legends to be inducted into World Rugby Hall of Fame   World Rugby has announced that six legends of the game in Richie McCaw (New Zealand), Shiggy Konno (Japan), Os du Randt (South Africa),...

Highlanders add three more to 2019 Super Rugby squad

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ranfurly Shield holders Otago will supply two more players to the Highlanders for 2020 and a third will commit for three years from 2021.       Otago players Michael Collins and Sione...

Aki Seiuli signs for Glasgow Warriors

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have today confirmed the signing of Aki Seiuli on a two-year deal, subject to visa and medical.     A product of Timaru Boys High School, Seiuli made his debut for the...

Five Tier Two Players To Watch At The Rugby World Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching with most nations having already confirmed their 31 man squads for the showpiece in Japan.       As we continue to build to what many fans, coaches...

Naoya Okubo becomes the first Japanese head coach in Super Rugby

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tokyo-based Super Rugby outfit the Sunwolves named former Japan international flanker Naoya Okubo as their new head coach.   Okubo represented Japan at the 1999 and 2003 Rugby World Cups and becomes...

Thursday Morning Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hosts Japan Name Rugby World Cup Squad   Japan kick the tournament off against Russia with Ireland, Scotland and Samoa all in the host's pool.   【日本代表】日本ラグビーフットボール協会は、9月20日(金)に開幕する「ラグビーワールドカップ2019(#RWC2019)」へ向けた日本代表最終登録メンバー計31名を決定しました→https://t.co/cA70bBuVKz...

Highlanders add four players to 2020 Super Rugby squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have recruited Mitchell Hunt, Jona Nareki, Ngane Punivai and Connor Garden-Bachop for the 2020 season. Hunt an experienced player with 42 Super games to his name can play fullback or first-five...

Thursday Morning Round Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

    World announces immediate law amendment following contentious Wales try   World Rugby has changed a rule governing restarts in the wake of George North’s contentious try for...

Four Super Rugby stars made available to the All Black sevens

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens’ quest for Olympic gold in Tokyo next year has been given a major boost, with four Super Rugby players set to join the 2019/2020 campaign.     Caleb Clarke (Blues,...

Friday Morning Round Up

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia hungry to end long wait for Bledisloe Cup glory, says Cheika   Australia need to avoid defeat against New Zealand on Saturday to secure the Bledisloe Cup for the first time since 2002.   Australia...