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SA Rugby to pay £10 million to join the Pro 16

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

More details of next seasons Pro 16 are starting to emerge. In a report by Simon Thomas for Wales Online it suggests that the annual payment of £6 million pounds that SA Rugby had been paying for...

Andy Marinos ditches SANZAAR role for top Australian job

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia (RA) has today announced the appointment of Andy Marinos as its new Chief Executive Officer following unanimous endorsement from the RA Board.     Marinos joins Rugby Australia...

Lions hunt down Cheetahs, Sharks edge Bulls and WP grind out important win - Currie Cup Review

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round three of the Currie Cup delivered some thrilling rugby action over the weekend, with the Sharks edging the Bulls in Durban and important wins for the Lions and Western Province.   In the early...

Everything you need to know about round three of the Currie Cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The desire to ease the pressure closer to the semi-final stages of the Currie Cup will be a big driving force for the teams taking the field in round three of the competition this weekend.     With...

Newcastle Falcons Sign Springbok Scrumhalf

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ex-Springbok scrum-half Louis Schreuder is joining Newcastle Falcons for the upcoming Gallagher Premiership season.   The 30-year-old was a central part of the Sharks side which topped Super Rugby’s...

Nick Easter joins Newcastle Falcons as defence coach

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nick Easter will be Newcastle Falcons’ defence coach following the club’s promotion back into the Premiership - the former England No 8 returning to his homeland after a successful spell coaching...

Super Rugby's Team of the 90s - Auckland Blues

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

When the final whistle blew on Saturday the 25th of May 1996, the sight of the scoreboard reading Auckland Blues 45 – 21 Natal Sharks confirmed Zinzan Brooke’s charges as the first champions...