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Former British and Irish Lion named as Wallaby forward's coach

34 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies confirm former British and Irish Lions lock Geoff Parling is Australia’s new Forwards Coach for the 2020 season.   After an illustrious playing career that included 29 Tests...

Wes Goosen set to earn his 50th cap as Wellington name a strong starting line up including both Savea brothers

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wes Goosen will return from injury to play his 50th game for the Lions in this Sunday’s clash with Auckland at Eden Park.   The 24-year-old has been a fixture of the squad since making his...

SA Rugby announce a ‘school yard pick’ Springbok Showdown along with a 4-month long domestic season

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby has today announced plans for a four-month-long local season. Rugby will return to South Africa on 26 September with a double-header at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, when the Bulls take...

Jamie Roberts & Jonah Holmes set for Dragons debuts

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales full-back/wing Jonah Holmes and Lions centre Jamie Roberts are set to make their Dragons debut in Friday's European Challenge Cup quarter-final at Bristol.     33-year-old...

Victor Matfield offers thoughts on 2021 Lions Tour

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

During an interview with SA Rugby Podcast, 2007 World Cup winner Victor Matfield pointed out some noteworthy similarities, regarding the Springboks, between the 2009 Lions tour to South Africa and the...

Thursday News Round-Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Piutau Appeals His Three Match Suspension     Bristol Bears' centre Siale Piutau is appealing his three-match suspension, which was given for punching or striking Worcester Warriors' Andrew...

Julian and Ardie Savea start in star studded Wellington line up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three All Blacks have been named in the Wellington Lions squad set to face Waikato at FMG Stadium on Saturday afternoon.   Asafo Aumua, TJ Perenara and Ardie Savea are all included in the starting...

McGeechan backs Lancaster for Lions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions legend, Sir Ian McGeechan, has been quoted as saying he would be “very surprised” if current Leinster head coach Stuart Lancaster will not be part of Warren Gatland’s coaching staff...

The First Umbro England Kit Has Been Unveiled

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Umbro has revealed the new England Rugby match day kit that will be worn by the England men and Red Roses.   The launch follows the announcement of Umbro as England's new Official...

Top Stories of the Week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

"Fake news" says Pollard of Bath move       Certain media outlets have recently claimed that World Cup-winning Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard has been linked with a move to English...