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Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...

Ruan Ackermann “staying put” at Gloucester as Johan Makes Tracks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

While Johan Ackermann journeys away from Gloucester to take up a new role withNTT Docomo Red Hurricanes in Japan, his talented son Ruan will remain behind at the club.     “My two...

News from around the globe

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

About Turn?   After it was announced that he would be staying in Cape Town, it looks like hot property, Pieter-Steph du Toit, has indeed signed a last minute deal to play in France if rumours are...

Top League Round 6 Review

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 6 of the Top League provided fans with a riveting mix of bruising defensive efforts and scintillating attack. The most noteworthy individual defensive effort came from Honda Heat number 8 Paul Schoeman...

Top League Highlights: Suntory Sangoliath vs Shining Arcs

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After what seemed to be a rather equal first half with a score of 8-7 with the hosts taking the lead as both teams went into the break, the second half proved to be a different story. Toshiba Brave Lupus...

Japan continues to benefit from World Cup hype after record attendances in the Top League

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The hype from the Rugby World Cup has not died down in Japan with the Top League recording record attendances during the opening round of the competition on Sunday.   The season got off to a late...

Top League Highlights: Docomo Red Hurricanes Vs Heavy Industries Sagamihara DynaBoars

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes secured a win with 31 points on the board and Mitsubishi heavy Industries Sagamihara had 24 points, they played at the Hanazono Rugby Stadium.

Test Stars To Light Up Japan's Top League In 2020

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this weekend with a number of test stars of the past and present set to light up the competition in 2020.   With the Champions Cup returning this weekend with the...

Former Springbok flanker announces retirement from professional rugby

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok flanker Heinrich Brüssow has today announced his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.     The 33-year-old Saints and former South Africa flanker...

Hosts Japan Name Rugby World Cup Squad

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has announced his 31-man Japan squad who will represent the host nation when the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off next month.   Michael Leitch will captain the side and...