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Wasps Sign All Black Toomaga-Allen

8 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have added yet another All Black to their ranks for the 2019/20 season with tighthead prop Jefferey Toomaga-Allen joining the club from Super Rugby franchise the Hurricanes.   Toomaga-Allen...

Rugby World Cup Organisers Planning for Typhoons & Quakes

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup organisers are putting contingency plans in place for this year’s World Cup in Japan, which is prone to earthquakes and typhoons.   Japan is especially vulnerable...

Gatland confident Wales can win Six Nations

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales head coach Warren Gatland is confident his side can win his final Six Nations in the job after naming his squad on Tuesday. Gatland announced a 39-man selection for the championship, which kicks...

Ford: People obsess over Farrell fly-half battle

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

George Ford says his battle with Owen Farrell for England's number 10 jersey has become an "obsession" for people outside the England camp over recent years. Farrell had generally been utilised as a centre...

Scott Robertson heading abroad?

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has thrown a spanner in the works for the appointment of Steve Hansen's successor.      The former All Black flanker has admitted he could leave New...

Winners and Losers: Gloucester vs Munster

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster maintained in control of Pool 2 following a magnificent Champions Cup display that saw them rack up a 41-15 win over Gloucester at a chilly Kingsholm.       We take a look...

Saints sign New Zealand centre Matt Proctor

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today announce that Kiwi centre Matt Proctor will join the Club from Super Rugby franchise Hurricanes.   The 26-year-old New Zealand international is director of rugby Chris...

Plumtree has potential to coach All Blacks - Barrett

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two-time World Rugby Player of the year Beauden Barrett says John Plumtree should not be written off as a contender to replace Steve Hansen as New Zealand head coach.   Plumtree is preparing...

Rumour Mill

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The new year is here and with 2019 being a Rugby World Cup Year we can expect a number of players to leave their current club after their current club after the showpiece in Japan and seek a more...

Bastareaud to make Super Rugby switch post World Cup?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

France and Toulon captain, Mathieu Bastareaud, has voiced his desire to test his abilities outside of France and when he signed a new with Toulon, that would see him remain at the club until 2021, he included...