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Munster in talks with former England coach Rowntree - reports

57 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England forwards coach Graham Rowntree has been linked with a coaching role at Munster next season having visited Limerick this week to meet with the province.   According to a...

Most Capped Test Players Of All Time

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

A number of test stars will be hanging up their boots following the conclusion of the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year.   With that in mind, we take a look at which individuals could move...

Fiji name powerhouse extended squad

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji head coach John McKee has named a powerful Fiji wider training group to prepare for the upcoming Pacific Test Series against the Maori All Blacks and Pacific Nations Cup prior to selecting his squad...

Scarlets appoint Glenn Delaney as defence coach

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Scarlets have added another piece to their coaching jigsaw for next season with the appointment of Glenn Delaney as defence coach.   Delaney is currently the defence coach with New Zealand Super...

Ruan Botha signs for London Irish

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish have today confirmed the signing of Sharks second row forward Ruan Botha.     The 27-year-old will initially join the Exiles on a six-month contract acting as Rugby World...

Jake White inquiring about coaching vacancies in South Africa - reports

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning head coach Jake White has reportedly asked around about coaching roles back in South Africa having last coached in his home country in 2014.   The former Springbok has reportedly...

Top Performers: Leinster v Munster

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jack Conan   Continues to go from strength to strength this season and remains the form 8 in the country. Conan’s impact off the base of the scrum and his ball carrying ability was at the...

Saracens confirm Vunipola facing three months out

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mako Vunipola is unlikely to play much part in England's Rugby World Cup warm-up matches after Saracens confirmed the prop will require "a minimum of three months to recover" from hamstring surgery.     The...

Friday Morning Round Up

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Israel Folau's contract has officially been terminated   Wallabies and Waratahs back Israel Folau has today been issued a sanction directing termination of his playing contract for...

Brumbies flyhalf signs with Kubota Spears

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies have announced that playmaker Wharenui Hawera has been granted an early release from his contract with the Canberra franchise in order to take up an offer to play Top League rugby in Japan.    Hawera,...