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Stormers set to lose lock Cobus Wiese to Saracens

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Young utility forward Cobus Wiese is in advanced negotiations with Premiership giants Saracens to sign a five-year deal with the European champions, reports claim.     According to rugby365,...

Double injury blow for Wales

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Rugby have today announced that Jonathan Davies and Rhys Patchell both need surgery after sustaining injuries at the Rugby World Cup and face lengthy spells on the sidelines.     Davies...

Highlanders Reveal Refreshed Squad for 2020

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders will have a fresh new look in 2020 with 15 players in their first season with the southern-most Super Rugby club.   There is plenty of experience in the forwards with Liam Coltman, Ash...

Former England Centre Jeremy Guscott calls for key law change that would have stopped South Africa winning the RWC

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England and Lions International Jeremy Guscott has outlined a way ahead for rugby to make the next World Cup an even greater spectacle after Japan's success in 2019.     The former...

Kolisi thanks South Africa for “unbelievable support” on Trophy Tour

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi thanked South Africans from all walks of life for coming out in their hundreds of thousands to congratulate the Boks on winning the Rugby World Cup in the last week.     The...

England to return to Japan in July 2020

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan Rugby has today confirmed the England men’s senior squad tour to Japan next July.   England will face the Brave Blossoms in a two-Test series in Oita (4 July) and Kobe (11 July).   The...

Sonny Bill Williams confirms league switch

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks midfielder Sonny Bill Williams has given thanks to the New Zealand rugby community and fans following the announcement that he will leave New Zealand to play overseas.     34-year-old...

Pollard, De Jager undergo surgery for Rugby World Cup injuries

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Rugby World Cup winners Handré Pollard and Lood de Jager are being treated for injuries sustained in the final victory over England in Yokohama, Japan, on Saturday.   Pollard...

Dylan Hartley retires from professional rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England hooker and Northampton Saints' club legend Dylan Hartley has retired from professional rugby with immediate effect.     The 33-year-old hooker has been unable to recover from...

Scottish Rugby formally reprimanded and fined for Typhoon Hagibis comments

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

An Independent Disputes Committee has found that comments made by Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) representatives in relation to the potential impact of Typhoon Hagibis on Scotland’s Rugby World Cup 2019...