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France eye overseas trio for top job post World Cup

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Jacques Brunel struggling to produce results since taking over as the France head coach, FFR rugby boss Bernard Laporte has reportedly drawn up a list of three potential candidates, all from...

All Blacks return for Crusaders & Hurricanes ahead of New Zealand derby

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

John Plumtree and Scott Robertson will welcome back their key players ahead of the New Zealand derby that will decide who tops the New Zealand Super Rugby conference after round 7.   All Blacks...

Wayne Barnes opens up on his biggest mistake

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England Test referee Wayne Barnes acknowledged that the missed forward pass during the 2007 Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against the All Blacks in Cardiff was the 'most high-profile mistake' of his career.   Barnes...

Ireland Squad Players Who Deserve World Cup Chance

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

After the Six Nations championship a host of fringe players played their way into contention for selection for the World Cup  in Japan. The loss of form to some front line players and injuries allowed...

Chiefs tame Bulls to claim first win of Super Rugby season

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks recorded a home win over the Rebels, while the Chiefs cruised to victory against the Bulls to kickstart their Super Rugby season.   The Chiefs earned their first win of the Super Rugby...

Savea returns following 'DNA' blast

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks and Hurricanes winger Julian Savea returns to the Toulon starting line up following a month's long absence.   Savea has been missing from the Toulon squad for more than a month...

Blues end winless streak with Highlanders victory

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the first time since February 2016, the Blues claimed a Super Rugby win over a fellow New Zealand side as the Highlanders were beaten.     Patrick Tuipulotu's late try proved decisive...

Super Rugby Highlights: Blues v Highlanders

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blues snapped a 20 game winless streak against New Zealand opposition with a 33-26 home victory over the Highlanders in round 6. The first half was a sea-saw affair as the Highlanders kicked two...

Warren Gatland Linked With Another Tier One Role

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has been linked with another top test job after the World Cup with France emerging as the latest Six Nations country to reportedly seek the Kiwi coach's expertise after his 12-year tenure...

Barrett axis starts against Stormers

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes centurion Beauden Barrett will take over the captaincy for Saturday's Super Rugby match against the Stormers at Westpac Stadium.     Barrett made 116 appearances for the Hurricanes...