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Former Springbok flanker announces retirement from professional rugby

4 weeks 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

2 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...

Why Liam Squire missed the All Blacks squad

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Highlanders flanker Liam Squire was a notable absentee from Steve Hansen's All Black squad for the Rugby Championship named on Tuesday, with the All Blacks' coach revealing that the hard-hitting flanker...

Monday Morning Round Up

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ryan Crotty confirms move to Kubota Spears     Crusaders centurion and 44-Test All Black, Ryan Crotty, has announced he will leave New Zealand rugby at the end of the year, and link up with...

Saber Cats sign loose forward Jamason Fa’anana-Schultz

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Houston SaberCats have bolstered their loose forward stocks with the addition of Jamason Fa’anana-Schultz.     A blindside flanker or No8, the 22-year-old arrives from...

Monday Morning Round Up

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Robertson re-commits to the Crusaders     Crusaders Head Coach Scott Robertson has confirmed his plans to remain in New Zealand, announcing he has re-committed to the Crusaders and...

CONFIRMED: Liam Squire signs in Japan

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Black and Highlanders loose forward Liam Squire has inked a two-year deal with Japanese club NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes. He will join the club later in the year.      Originally from...

Dan McKellar Extends Brumbies Stay

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies have announced that Head Coach Dan McKellar has signed a two-year extension to his current contract that will keep him in the hot-seat in the National Capital until at least the end of the...

New Zealand Conference: Ins and Outs

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, we continue our series by bringing you a comprehensive list of transfers which have happened...

Evans extends Hurricanes stay

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newly capped All Black loose forward Gareth Evans has extended his stay at the Hurricanes until the end of the 2020 season.    Evans, who made his All Blacks debut off the bench against...