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Former New Zealand prop Johnstone becomes first openly gay All Black

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Campbell Johnstone hopes that coming out as gay will help others within New Zealand's sporting community.   Johnstone, who played three times for the All Blacks, including in a Test series against...

Alan Alaalatoa re-signs through to 2027

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia and the ACT Brumbies are thrilled to announce prop Allan Alaalatoa has committed his future to Australian Rugby until the end of 2027.  The agreement will see the inspirational...

WALLABIES AND ACT BRUMBIES LEADER ALLAN ALAALATOA RE-SIGNS UNTIL END OF 2027

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia and the ACT Brumbies are thrilled to announce prop Allan Alaalatoa has committed his future to Australian Rugby until the end of 2027.  The agreement will see the inspirational...

Baxter backs Nowell to bounce back

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs Director of Rugby, Rob Baxter, is confident Jack Nowell has what it takes to force his way back into the selection plans of New England head coach Steve Borthwick.   Cornishman Nowell,...

Jones backed for instant impact on long-anticipated Wallabies return

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones will make an immediate impact on his return to Australia, for which "there was always writing on the wall", according to former England captain Chris Robshaw.   Jones was dismissed by...

Ulster ready for Munster match-up at Kingspan Stadium

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ulster men are back in action in front of a home crowd as they look to take on Interpro rivals Munster at a packed-out Kingspan Stadium this Sunday (KO 5 15pm) in Round 11 of the BKT United Rugby...

Steve Borthwick appointed England Rugby men's head coach

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The RFU is delighted to confirm that former England captain and forwards coach, Steve Borthwick will take on the role of England men’s head coach from today.Kevin Sinfield has also been appointed...

Gatland: Farrell the only contender for British and Irish Lions job

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales head coach Warren Gatland says Ireland counterpart Andy Farrell is the only real contender to lead the British and Irish Lions on their tour to Australia in 2025.   Gatland was in charge of...

Centurion Taulupe Faletau’s test career in numbers

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau added his name to the list of test centurions during the recently completed Autumn Nations Series. Faletau has now represented his country 95 times while his involvement...

Smit laments Erasmus' behaviour for making South Africa 'easy to dislike'

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa great John Smit believes Rassie Erasmus' approach has made the Springboks "easy to dislike" after the latter was banned for criticising match officials.   Springboks director of...