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World Rugby confirm Rugby World Cup hosts through to 2033

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has confirmed the locations for the next three women’s and two men’s Rugby World Cups as it accelerates global development and growth.   At its Annual Meeting in Dublin,...

‘Global rugby union tournament is only way to save the smaller nations’

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Global rugby chiefs agreed in principle to back plans for a new biennial world championship — and were immediately presented with the consequences of failing to deliver the competition, writes TheTimes.     The...

Sharks sign another quality player

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Carlu Sadie has signed with the Sharks from the Lions on a two year deal.   Front-rower Sadie has been devastating for a Lions scrum that has won the most penalties in the URC and with Thomas du...

Unions in talks about massive shake-up of international rugby scene

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A massive development is in the pipeline with regard to the international rugby scene.    The proposed idea of the Nations Championship – a competition involving twelve teams (England,...

Vincent Tshituka snubs overseas interest to join the Sharks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions flanker Vincent Tshituka has turned down offers from abroad to sign a deal with the Durban-based Sharks ahead of next season.   The 23-year-old reportedly caught the eye of overseas clubs...

Simelane to join Nkosi at the Bulls next season?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jake White has started his recruitment drive for next season with the Bulls coach confirming a new signing out wide for next season.   The Bulls have qualified for the United Rugby Championship...

Aaron Wainwright out of Wales' tour to South Africa

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Backrower Aaron Wainwright will miss the Dragons' United Rugby Championship run-in and Wales' summer tour to South Africa because of a foot injury.     The 24-year-old will miss Sunday's...

Dave Porecki re-signs with Rugby Australia & Waratahs until 2024

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs are pleased to announce Dave Porecki has signed a two-year extension that will see him remain in Australian Rugby until at least the end of 2024.  The 29-year-old...

Blue Bulls: Strong onslaught expected from Windhoek Draught Griquas in Carling Currie Cup clash

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls expect a tough encounter when they take on Windhoek Draught Griquas in a Carling Currie Cup clash at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.   The side from Kimberley has been one of the...

Five forwards sign pro contracts with Glasgow Warriors

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Brown, Alex Samuel, Max Williamson and Angus Fraser join Murphy Walker in making the step up to the full-time professional Glasgow Warriors squad for the 2022-2023 season from the FOSROC Scottish...