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Rory Best slots a conversion for the Barbarians with a slick left foot

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians scored seven tries to defeat Brazil 47-22 in São Paolo on Thursday.   Tries by prop Fijian prop Campese Ma’afu, Argentinian wing Bautista Ezcurra and All Black fullback...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round up of some of the top stories doing the rounds.     Dave Rennie named as the new Wallabies head coach   It's official, Dave Rennie is the new Wallabies head coach —...

Dave Rennie's coaching staff shortlist - report

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Current Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie has been appointed as the Wallabies new head coach, taking over from Michael Cheika, and one of the first things that will be on his to-do list is to piece...

Dave Rennie reveals why he didn't apply for the All Blacks job

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the confirmation that he would takeover from Michael Cheika as the new Wallabies head coach, Dave Rennie revealed why he opted for Wallabies' job over a chance with the All Blacks.       The 55-year-old...

Sought after Irish scrumhalf pens new deal with Connacht

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland scrumhalf Kieran Marmion has penned a new deal with Connacht Rugby despite rumours that he was moving to another club.   Marmion wasn’t picked for the World Cup squad despited being...

Monday Morning Round Up

4 days 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...

Ringrose hat-trick powers Leinster to opening victory

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland centre Garry Ringrose bagged his first career hat-trick as Leinster set down a marker in Pool 1 with a 33-19 triumph over plucky Benetton.   Ringrose had been the star of the opening...

Ireland set to reshuffle coaching ticket in new era

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland look set to reshuffle their coaching ticket in the new era under Andy Farrell following Joe Schmidt’s departure as head coach.     Andy Farrell has been working as Ireland’s...

South Africa set to lose over 20 of their top schoolboys to overseas clubs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A number of Springboks will be lost to overseas-based clubs following their victorious Rugby World Cup campaign with numerous players heading to Japan and Europe.   However, the exodus of talent...

Warren Gatland names a few players almost guaranteed to feature on the 2021 Lions tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has suggested that his squad to face South Africa in the 2021 Lions tour could be loaded full of England players.     Speaking to former England...