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Johnny Sexton signs IRFU contract extension until 2021

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland vice-captain Johnny Sexton, who was recently named 2018 World Player of the Year, has signed an IRFU contract extension which will see him play his rugby in Ireland up to the end of the 2020/21...

Ben Te’o to be unavailable for Worcester Warriors’ next two games

6 days ago by Worcester Warriors

Centre Ben Te’o will be unavailable for Worcester Warriors’ next two games after flying to New Zealand for a “break”, confirms Worcester News.     Director...

Readers Team of the Year: Hooker Nominees

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ultimate Rugby has decided to allow our Readers to pick their team of the year!         We have narrowed the candidates down to just four players per position that you can...

Lions and SA Rugby continue Mostert battle

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  According to South African newspaper the Rapport, the Lions and SA Rugby are set to continue the fight for Franco Mostert despite the lock making his Gloucester debut this weekend.           The...

Mostert joins Gloucester but awaits Green light

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok lock Franco Mostert has arrived at Gloucester but must wait for the green light from World Rugby before making his debut for the side.       The South African Rugby Union...

IRFU CEO lauds departing Schmidt

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After Joe Schmidt confirmed he will step down at the end of the 2019 RWC, IRFU CEO Philip Browne lauded the impact of the coach.         Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU)...

Andy Farrell's journey to Ireland head coach

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Irish Rugby Football Union has confirmed that Joe Schmidt will leave his post as the Ireland head coach following the conclusion of the Rugby World Cup in Japan.         Schmidt's...

Barbarians name squad to face Argentina

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Rassie Erasmus has named his squad preparing to face Argentina, which comprises of 13 of his South Africa tourists.         The squad includes World Rugby...

Andy Farrell to take over Irish coaching role after RWC 2019

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish Rugby have today confirmed that Joe Schmidt will finish coaching following the Rugby World Cup in Japan next year, with Andy Farrell taking over the head coach role after the tournament.         "I...

November Tests XV So Far

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend is the last full weekend of test rugby and following three jampacked weekends of Test rugby we pick our team of the month ahead of the weekend.         We have...