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Beziers look to sign Taulupe Faletau

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beziers, having recently been acquired by a Middle Eastern billionaire, are in the midst of a shopping spree that looks set to revamp the Pro D2 club with an injection of new and significant talent.   Beziers’...

Ospreys Seek To Lure Adam Jones Back Into the Mix

11 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary Welsh tighthead prop Adam Jones is being eyed by Ospreys head coach Tony Booth as the latter appears set on the idea of Jones returning to his old club to take up a coaching role in the support...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

11 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another busy week in the player market this week with the major announcement of Beauden Barrett's move to Japan next year.   We recap some of the biggest moves of the week as well as some of...

Eight-Seven Hemisphere split as Sir Ian McGeechan names his all time XV

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions' legend Sir Ian McGeechan has named his all time World XV with eight players from the North and seven from the South.   The highly regarded former Scotland International...

PRO14 expansion could see the Cheetahs and Kings axed - report

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The latest developments in the PRO14 could see the competition further expanded into South Africa with the four Super Rugby franchises entering the competition but it would at the expense of...

Top Stories of the Week

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett joins an illustrious group of players to join Suntory Sungoliath     Beauden Barrett's move to Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath sees the All Black playmaker join an...

15 years on from Dan Carter's masterclass against the British and Irish Lions

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

On 2 July 2005, the rugby world watched in awe as a 23-year-old flyhalf by the name of Daniel Carter almost single-handedly tore the British and Irish Lions apart.   The Lions headed into the game...

Leicester Tigers confirm the departure of five players including Manu Tuilagi

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed the departure of five players including England centre Manu Tuilagi.     Leicester Tigers chief executive Andrea Pinchen confirmed that England stars Tuilagi...

The Magic Finn Russell's Scottish Debut

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Since 2012, the rugby world has become acquainted with the mercurial talent that is Finn Russell. Beginning his working life as a stone mason, Russell rose to prominence through the Scotland U20 side,...

10 Great Sledges in Rugby

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fans and players love a good verbal joust on the pitch from time to time. While more common in the sphere of, say, cricket, a bit of sledging is no foreign concept on the rugby field. We take a look at...