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Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another busy week in the player market this week with the major announcement of Beauden Barrett's move to Japan next year.   We recap some of the biggest moves of the week as well as some of...

PRO14 Targeting August Return

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 has today confirmed a return to play date as well as a reduced format to finish the 2019/20 season following a five-month Covid-19 pandemic hiatus.     The PRO14 Board selected August...

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

2 months 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...

Remembering Jerry Collins, 5 Years On

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On the cold, crisp evening of June the 9th 2007, after a meekly contested ruck deep in New Zealand’s half, murmurs flitted around the Wespac Stadium at the sight of the hirsute, formidable and feared...

Former Wales back James Hook confirms his retirement

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wales back James Hook has confirmed his playing retirement with immediate effect.   The 34-year-old playmaker announced in January that he would be hanging up his boots at the end...

Saracens sign Welsh International Scrumhalf on a long-term deal

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed the signing of Welsh international scrum-half Aled Davies.     The 27-year-old will join the Men in Black from Ospreys and has signed a three-year deal which...

Ultimate Rugby's All Time European Imported XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Since rugby went professional in 1995, European clubs have searched the market to sign top players to help propel them to glory both domestically and in Europe.   We have picked a XV of...

Tyler Bleyendaal calls time on his career with immediate effect

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster have confirmed that playmaker Tyler Bleyendaal will retire from professional rugby with immediate effect.   The former Crusaders man, has called time on his career due to a neck injury....

Where are they now? The extraordinary 2008 Wales under-20s team

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Back in 2008, the Wales u20 team reached the semi-finals of the Under-20 Junior World Cup in 2008 when it was hosted by the country.   The star-studded side saw 10 of the players go on...

Ospreys Announce Big Takeover of Club

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ospreys have made the surprise announcement that the club has been taken over by Asian-based sports marketing group, Y11 Sports and Media.    The company has acquired a 71.5% shareholding majority...