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Malakai Fekitoa joins former teammate Lima Sopoaga at Wasps

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have confirmed the signing of former All Blacks and Highlanders centre Malakai Fekitoa from Toulon.        Fekitoa links up with his former Highlanders teammate Lima Sopoaga,...

Andy Friend backs Connacht duo to do Ireland proud if selected

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht coach Andy Friend said that his scrum-half Caolin Blade and centre Tom Farrell are fired-up and ready to answer Ireland’s call if they received a call up to Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad...

Gatland confident Wales can win Six Nations

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales head coach Warren Gatland is confident his side can win his final Six Nations in the job after naming his squad on Tuesday. Gatland announced a 39-man selection for the championship, which kicks...

London Irish sign Allan Dell

23 hours ago by London Irish

London Irish has today confirmed that Allan Dell will be joining the club ahead of the 2019/20 season.   Dell, a 26-year-old prop forward, is a 2017 British and Irish Lions tourist whose selection...

Willie Le Roux to leave Wasps at the end of the season

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hot on the heels of Nathan Hughes' Bristol Bears capture, Wasps have confirmed that Willie Le Roux will also be leaving the Club at the end of the season.   Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young said:...

Harrison re-signs with Saints

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Teimana Harrison has signed a contract extension with Northampton Saints which will see him stay at Franklin’s Gardens until at least 2022, the Club has confirmed.     The 26-year-old...

Scott Robertson heading abroad?

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has thrown a spanner in the works for the appointment of Steve Hansen's successor.      The former All Black flanker has admitted he could leave New...

As It Stands: Selecting a Ireland XV to face England in Six Nations

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Front Row - 1) Cian Healy, 2) Rory Best, 3) Tadhg Furlong The same combination started in 3 of the 5 games during Ireland's 2018 Six Nations Grand Slam success. Ireland's front row won 36/37 scrums...

Saints sign New Zealand centre Matt Proctor

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today announce that Kiwi centre Matt Proctor will join the Club from Super Rugby franchise Hurricanes.   The 26-year-old New Zealand international is director of rugby Chris...

Former Highlanders flanker John Hardie opens up on drugs ban shame

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kilted-Kiwi John Hardie's motivation to rebuild his career and reputation after a drug ban is one many will understand - the desire to make his parents proud again, to give something back to those...