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Sekope Kepu to retire from International Rugby at the end of 2019

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies veteran Sekope Kepu has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following the Rugby World Cup in Japan.     Kepu became just the ninth Australian...

Sam Johnson returns as one of ten changes to Scotland's team

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Centre Sam Johnson will make his first Scotland appearance since making his test debut during the 2019 Six Nations in this Saturday’s Summer Test match against Georgia at the Dinamo Arena, Tbilisi.     The...

Queensland Reds confirm 2020 squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) has today confirmed the St.George Queensland Reds playing squad for the 2020 Super Rugby season. In total, 31 players of the current 34-man squad have been retained...

Saracens begin their Champions Cup defence in Paris

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending Champions Cup champions Saracens will begin their defence against Racing 92 at Paris La Défense Arena on Sunday, 17 November.   The Pool 4 confrontation is only one of a host of...

Scotland make 14 changes to France at Murrayfield

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach, Gregor Townsend has shuffled his team to face France this weekend with full-back Stuart Hogg is the only player to be reselected in the starting Scotland side that lost 32-3 last...

Scotland release 4 players from Rugby World Cup squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Gregor Townsend today released four players from Scotland’s Rugby World Cup training squad, reducing it to a 40-man group.     Glasgow Warriors pair Nick...

Forget about Folau, can the Wallabies replace Kuridrani?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All the focus is on how Michael Cheika will fill the void left by Israel Folau at 15 as they test out Haylett-Petty and Beale at the back but should they not be concerned about who will fill the 13 jumper...

Guy Armitage completes league switch

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Toulon and Wasps centre, Guy Armitage has crossed codes signing a deal with the London Broncos with immediate effect.   Armitage most recently played for Ealing Trailfinders in the Greene...

Thursday Morning Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Strong Fiji side named to face Japan   Fijians Head Coach John McKee has secured a wealth of experience in his match-day 23-member squad for the opening round of the World Rugby Pacific Nations...

London Irish Sign Tongan International

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish have secured the services of Tonga international Steve Mafi who will join the club early in the 2019/20 season.     The Australian born second-row forward, who represented Australia...