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Leicester Tigers confirm the departure of five players including Manu Tuilagi

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the departure of five players including England centre Manu Tuilagi.   Leicester Tigers chief executive Andrea Pinchen confirmed that England stars Tuilagi and...

Tuilagi brothers join London Scottish

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Tuilagi brothers, Fred and Brian, have put pen to paper and will be pulling on a London Scottish jersey for the 2020/21 season.   Carrying one of the most well-known surnames in rugby, Fred...

Most Capped Test XV between 2000 and 2009

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The best of the best of 2000s, we take a look at the most capped Test Team of the 2000s.   1. Andrea Lo Cicero Vaina - Italy, 78   A long time front-row partner of Martín Castrogiovanni,...

Highlanders sign Wallabies prop

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have confirmed the signing of Wallabies tighthead prop Jermaine Ainsley who has inked a two-year deal with the side that will see the New Zealand born player turn out for...

World Rugby announces the qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2023

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced details of the qualification process for Rugby World Cup 2023 in France.   Following the most competitive and widely-acclaimed Rugby World Cup to date in Japan, the qualification...

France Loosehead Prop Jefferson Poirot Quits Test Rugby At The Age Of 27

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jefferson Poirot was a star of the France front row, but the prop plans to dedicate himself to winning club rugby honours and fatherhood.     Jefferson Poirot quit international rugby at...

Franco Smith gets Italy job on permanent basis

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Initially a temporary hire when Conor O'Shea quit in November, Francho Smith has been named Italy head coach.     Franco Smith has been appointed as Italy head coach after leading the Azzurri...

Most Capped Test Side Of All-Time - Per Position

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the most capped test XV of all time:           1. Gethin Jenkins - Wales     The most capped loosehead in the game,...

The Stars From The U20s Class Of 2009

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2009, Japan hosted the u20 Junior World Championship with 43 players who were involved in that 2009 tournament returning to Japan a decade later to play in the senior men's World Cup.    We...

Saracens sign Welsh International Scrumhalf on a long-term deal

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed the signing of Welsh international scrum-half Aled Davies.     The 27-year-old will join the Men in Black from Ospreys and has signed a three-year deal which...