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Monday Morning Round Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji stun Maori All Blacks     A 62 year record was crushed in Suva as Fiji earned a comprehensive win over the Maori All Blacks. In true Fijian style they showed incredible hands and spatial...

Brown, Smith & Dombrandt join England squad

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The England men’s squad will assemble today in Bristol for their second Rugby World Cup training camp (14-18 July).  40 players have been called up with Harlequins players Mike Brown, Alex...

Addison joins the Ireland squad

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland squad have been in Galway this week for their third week of Rugby World Cup pre-season training.   The squad has been boosted by the arrival of Will Addison who joined the squad earlier...

RIP James Small (1969-2019)

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok wing James Small, a member of the 1995 Rugby World Cup winning squad, has died suddenly from a heart attack on Wednesday.   The 50-year-old Small was rushed to hospital in Johannesburg...

Huge Injury Scare For Ireland As Preparations Continue Ahead Of The Rugby World Cup - Reports

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland's Rugby World Cup preparations have been disrupted by an injury to Jonathan Sexton who is currently unable to participate in full training according to report by Rúaidhrí O'Connor...

Eddie Jones names 35-man World Cup training squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his official Rugby World Cup 2019 training squad.   35 players will assemble at The Lensbury Hotel on Sunday (7 July) for England's first official...

James O'Connor signs long-term deal with Reds - reports

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

44-Test back James O'Connor is understood to have signed a long-term deal with Super Rugby side Queensland Reds, keeping his World Cup hopes alive.     According to reports, O'Connor...

Sergio Parisse to cut ties with Stade Francais

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stade Francais has confirmed that Italy captain Sergio Parisse will leave the club following 15 years at Stade Jean-Bouin.     📃Communiqué officiel - Vendredi 28 juin 2019#SFParis —...

Danny Cipriani added to England's RWC training squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has announced a squad of 31 players to attend England’s second training camp at The Lensbury Hotel (30 June-4 July).    Danny Cipriani, Piers...

The Cheetahs confirm Hawies Fourie as Franco Smith's replacement

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maties head coach Hawies Fourie has been officially unveiled as the new Cheetahs head coach on Thursday, taking over from Italy-bound Franco Smith.   The former backline coach of the Cheetahs...