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Pivac relishing planned Wales tour to New Zealand

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales could tour New Zealand in 2020, giving new coach Wayne Pivac a stern test early in his tenure.       Wayne Pivac says a tour to New Zealand is "on the horizon" for his first...

Wales and Ospreys prop James retires

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After two shoulder operations failed to cure a shoulder problem, Paul James has opted to retire and switch his focus to coaching.       Wales and Ospreys prop Paul James has been forced...

Ranked: The 10 best individual test performances of 2018

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Every year there are certain individual performances that stand out above the rest. Dan Carter produced arguably the performance of the century against the Lions in 2005 while Wilkinson produced a match-winning performance...

Wade included in NFL international programme

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The NFL International Player Pathway Program will include Christian Wade and Valentine Holmes next year.         Christian Wade and Valentine Holmes are among seven athletes...

Ex-Wasps star Wade struggling with NFL transition

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A switch from rugby union to American football has been tough for Christian Wade so far, he has revealed.           Former England rugby union international Christian...

Ardie Savea rejects European interest to re-sign with NZRU

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Hurricanes loose forward Ardie Savea has turned down offers from European clubs including the likes of Top 14 side Pau to sign a new deal with the Hurricanes and New Zealand Rugby Union.           His...

Best backs Schmidt to lead Lions in 2021

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joe Schmidt will step away from coaching after the 2019 Rugby World Cup, but Ireland's Rory Best thinks he could return for the Lions.               Rory...

WATCH: Rassie Erasmus relives his first year in charge of the Springboks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Supersport broadcaster Matthew Pearce sat down with Springbok Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus in an exclusive interview to relive his first season at the helm of the Springboks.             Erasmus...

When 14-men were enough

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

        We take a look back at side's that have claimed a win after going down to 14 men same.   The Sharks in 2014   The Sharks claimed a remarkable and historic...