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Jonathan Davies to lead Scarlets into 2021-22 URC campaign

11 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales international and British & Irish Lion Jonathan Davies will captain the Scarlets for the 2021-22 season.   Davies has played 170 matches for the Scarlets since making his debut in 2006...

Looking ahead to the weekend's Rugby Championship action

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another feast of Southern Hemisphere is on the horizon with repeats of last weekend’s match-ups as Los Pumas meet the All Blacks and the wounded Springboks do battle with Dave Rennie’s Wallabies.    The...

Lions name 33-man squad for URC

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions have announced a 33-man squad for the upcoming United Rugby Championship.     The Johannesburg-based side face the Italian outfit of Zebre in their opening clash and head coach...

Currie Cup season's top stats performers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls hoisted the Currie Cup for the second time in a calendar year after they brushed aside the Sharks in Pretoria to take the 2021 title.     The Sharks were able to string...

Gold Coast Showdown: AUS vs SA

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The wounded Wallabies face yet another stiff challenge this weekend when they take on the World Champions in Brisbane on Sunday.     It is a match which has been talked about for some...

Premiership Rugby Ins And Outs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

BATH RUGBY Ins: Will Butt (academy), Arthur Cordwell (academy), Johannes Jonker (Ealing Trailfinders), D’Arcy Rae (Glasgow Warriors), Kieran Verden (academy), Jaco Coetzee (The Stormers), Danny...

Vermeulen returns for Wallaby Test in Gold Coast

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Duane Vermeulen will make his first appearance for the Springboks since the 2019 Rugby World Cup final when South Africa resume their Rugby Championship campaign on Sunday against Australia at the CBUS...

Nienaber responds to Hansen

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok boss Jacques Nienaber’s focus appears to be wholly set on the goings-on in the Bok camp and did not take much notice of Steve Hansen’s recent comments, though he has responded.    Hansen...

Lions omission still haunts Sexton

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary Irish flyhalf Johnny Sexton has confessed that being overlooked for the 2021 Lions tour will stay with him forever.    Sexton, who turned 36 in July, is back training with Leinster...

Vermeulen's never-say-die attitude

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After the bitter disappointment of missing out on the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour, Springbok number 8 Duane is ready to soldier on in the green & gold, with his sights firmly fixed on the Rugby...