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The most capped Test rugby XV of all time - by position

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and British & Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones will become the first player to play 149 tests for one country on Saturday.   The 36-year-old second-rower will feature in his 161st test...

Beauden Barrett to play 100th Test against Wales

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

First five-eighth Beauden Barrett has been selected for his 100th Test in what will be a memorable occasion for the 30 year old and his family. Barrett will be playing his eighth Test against the Welsh...

Ireland Squad Named For Autumn Nations Series: Zebo returns, two uncapped players included

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland Head coach Andy Farrell has named a 38 strong squad for the upcoming Autumn Nations Series fixtures at the Aviva Stadium.   Ireland face Japan on Saturday 6th November before hosting New...

Anthony Watson withdrawn from England squad

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Anthony Watson has withdrawn from the England squad for the Autumn Nations Series after he suffered an ACL rupture in Bath’s game against Saracens at the weekend.    Harlequins’...

Cowan-Dickie withdrawn from England squad

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Luke Cowan-Dickie has withdrawn from the England squad for the Autumn Nations Series with an ankle injury sustained in Exeter Chiefs’ game against Wasps at the weekend.     Eddie Jones...

Moerat earns Springbok call-up for UK tour

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former SA Schools and Junior Springbok captain Salmaan Moerat has earned his first Springbok call-up in a squad of 32 players named by Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber on Tuesday for the Castle Lager Outgoing...

Carlos Spencer Lands MLR Coaching Gig

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

NOLA Gold has announced that former All Black flyhalf Carlos Spencer will be joining the team as an assistant coach for the 2022 MLR season.      “After recently coaching in South...

Two uncapped players in Wales 38-man squad

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named a 38-man squad for the forthcoming Autumn Nations Series 2021 campaign.     Wales U20 and Exter Chiefs forward Christ Tshiunza is one of two uncapped players named in the...

Rassie Erasmus requests public hearing

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok boss Rassie Erasmus has requested that his upcoming hearing (scheduled for 30 & 31 October) be open to the public.    The reasoning behind this request is to ensure transparency...

South Africa's World Cup-winning captain Kolisi opens up on battle with drinking

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Siya Kolisi is a venerated figure as South Africa's first black captain and a public advocate for gender equality.   South Africa's World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi has opened up on his battle...