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Australia women and South Africa men reign supreme in Dubai

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia began their HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title defence on a winning note as they claimed an unprecedented hat-trick of Emirates Dubai 7s titles with a 26-19 victory against their closest rivals...

Springboks sensation Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoying proving people wrong as he returns to URC action

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kurt-Lee Arendse enjoys nothing more than proving all those people who told him he was too small to play rugby wrong.   The diminutive 26-year-old, who is 5ft 9ins and 11st 13lbs, is one of the...

Return of Ulster captain Iain Henderson hailed as huge boost ahead of top-of-the-table clash with Leinster

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster captain Henderson made his first appearance of the season last weekend as a replacement in a 36-15 victory over Zebre, having recovered from the knee injury he picked up during training on Ireland’s...

Sir Gareth Edwards Wary of Backlash in South Africa

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dai Young’s Cardiff sent shockwaves through the competition when they romped to a 35-0 victory over the Cell C Sharks in Durban last weekend.   It was a display that delighted scrum-half legend...

Jones hits back at scathing Clive Woodward comments

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Under-fire England boss Eddie Jones has hit back at some criticism levelled at him by World Cup-winning former England coach, Sir Clive Woodward.   In the wake of England’s convincing defeat...

Super Rugby Pacific locked in until 2030

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

DHL Super Rugby Pacific’s future has been locked in until 2030 with New Zealand Rugby (NZR) and Rugby Australia (RA) announcing details of a new joint-venture agreement in...

France’s Damian Penaud voted Player of the Series

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 26-year-old has played a central role in France’s unbeaten 2022 and receives the award ahead of New Zealand’s Ardie Savea and Italy sensation Ange Capuozzo. The shortlist was compiled...

Bath Rugby: injury update

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Bath's clash with Harlequins on the horizon, the club's head of medical services, Rory Murray, has provided the following injury updates:   Alfie BarbearyAlfie had hamstring surgery at the...

'Look at Mourinho, Pochettino, Wenger' – Ugo Monye questions if Eddie Jones has reached end of the line with England

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has lost the support of England's fans and may be an example of a world-class coach who has stayed too long in his job, like Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho.   That is the verdict of...

Siwan Lillicrap retires from international rugby

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Siwan Lillicrap has announced her retirement from international rugby.     The 51-times-capped back five player has been Wales Women squad captain since November 2019 and played a huge...