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Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric return for Wales' final World Cup warm up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named their side for their final preparation match ahead of the RWC with captain Alun Wyn Jones returning to the starting line-up for the clash in Dublin against Ireland.   He will pack...

Tonga name Rugby World Cup squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga Head Coach Toutai Kefu has confirmed his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.     Players from clubs in England, France, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, USA and Tongan based...

Uncapped Welsh duo handed starting debuts against Ireland

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named two uncapped players in their side to face Ireland in Cardiff on Saturday with prop Rhys Carre and wing Owen Lane both set to make their international debuts.   Carre and Lane,...

Chris Gibbes joins Hurricanes as assistant coach

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Widely respected coach Chris Gibbes has joined the Hurricanes on a two-year deal as an assistant coach.Gibbes, 46, will leave his role as head coach of the Wellington Lions at the end of the Mitre 10 Cup...

Three Changes to Wales Starting XV to Face England

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has made three changes to his side to face England in Cardiff on Saturday with Jake Ball, James Davies and Dan Biggar coming into the starting XV.   Ball comes into the second...

Warren Gatland names strong Wales team for first England double header

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones will become his country’s most capped rugby player of all time on Sunday when he leads Wales against England at Twickenham.     It will be Jones’ 135th test...

2019/20 PRO14 Fixtures Confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 72 days South Africa will kick off the new Guinness PRO14 season when the Cheetahs host 2015 champions Glasgow Warriors in Bloemfontein on September 27.   Use the link below to favourite and...

Richie Rees takes over Cardiff's attack

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues have confirmed that Jason Strange has left the region with immediate effect with Richie Rees stepping up to take the role of backs and attack coach.   Former Wales U20s head coach...

Alun Wyn Jones re-signs with Wales & the Ospreys

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones has announced a contract extension with the Welsh Rugby Union and the Ospreys, securing his future in Wales.     The world’s most capped international second row (134...

Nasi Manu named in Tonga's 31-man Pacific Nations Cup squad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Returning cancer survivor and Benetton Treviso forward Nasi Manu headlines Tonga’s 31-man squad for the upcoming Pacific Nations Cup.   The 31-year-old loose forward missed Benetton Treviso’s...