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Rob Kearney considering Top 14 switch as contract talks stall

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster and Ireland fullback Rob Kearney could be heading to France and is said to be considering offers from two Top 14 clubs.   Kearney was a notable omission from the list of 21 players who...

Cian Healy signs new IRFU & Leinster contract

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland international loosehead Cian Healy has signed a new two-year IRFU contract until the end of the 2020/21 season.     Healy has been capped 88 times for Ireland, Healy started four...

Lions v Highlanders | Super Rugby 2019 Rd 14 Highlights

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions put in a good performance to win a hard fought win in a high scoring game at Ellis Park. They have to really work hard as the Highlanders played all 80...

Stormers hold Crusaders to dramatic draw after Lions win thriller

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jean-Luc du Plessis kicked a penalty at the death as Stormers grabbed a surprise 19-19 draw against the Crusaders at Newlands, while the Lions beat the Highlanders in an entertaining Super Rugby encounter.   Defending...

James Ryan picks up Player of the Year Award

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster and Ireland lock James Ryan has been named the Players’ Player of the Year at the 2019 Irish Rugby Players Awards in Dublin.   The 22-year-old Ryan has maintained a formidable presence...

Waisake Naholo returns for the Highlanders

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Shannon Frizell returns from his All Blacks’ break to take his place at number eight for the Pulse Energy Highlanders against the Lions on Saturday (1.05am Sunday morning NZT). Elliot Dixon gets...

Ulster confirm signing of Matt Faddes

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster Rugby has today confirmed the signing of Super Rugby star Matt Faddes for next season.     The 27-year-old has represented his home province Otago since 2011 and is currently playing...

Sexton reflects on Champions Cup heartbreak with 'big regret'

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton reflected on the European Champions Cup final with "big regret" after Saracens dethroned Leinster with a 20-10 victory at St James' Park on Saturday.   Sarries roared back from 10-0...

Brumbies sink Sunwolves to make it five in a row

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies chalked up a fifth consecutive home Super Rugby victory with a convincing 33-0 triumph over the lowly Sunwolves on Sunday.   Having put the Chiefs, Waratahs, Lions and Blues to...

Lions' slender Waratahs success boosts play-off hopes

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions' moved into a Super Rugby play-off berth with a narrow 29-28 success over the Waratahs in Johannesburg.     Shaun Reynolds kicked a decisive penalty with 12 minutes to go...