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Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy week on the player market this week saw the likes of Gloucester, Leinster and Harlequins all release squad updates while there were a number of confirmed signings across Europe.   We...

Bulls sign Jan Uys from Top 14 club Brive

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the signing of 26-year-old lock forward Jan Uys from French Top 14 club CA Brive who will join the Bulls as of 1 July.   Uys spent the last few seasons with CA Brive...

Pau sack Former All Blacks fly-half Tom Taylor

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top-14 club Pau have sacked former All Blacks fly-half Tom Taylor.   Taylor left France to return home to New Zealand without the permission of the club during the coronavirus pandemic after...

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

1 month 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...

Ins and outs: A full list of the TOP14 2020/2021 Transfers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the TOP14 clubs before or during the 2020-21 season.   AGEN Players in: Morgan Phelipponneau (Castres), Jean-Marcellin Buttin...

Ben Smith responds to speculation over Highlanders return

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Smith says he will be no more than a spectator when the Super Rugby Aotearoa gets under way next month.   Former New Zealand full-back Ben Smith has denied speculation that he will rejoin...

Top Stories From This Week

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby confirm dates and schedule for Kiwi Super Rugby Aotearoa competition:     Super Rugby Aotearoa will kick off next month following today’s announcement that the country...

Ben Smith set to follow Nehe Milner-Skudder in signing for the Highlanders for Super Rugby Aotearoa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders could welcome yet another World Cup winner and legend of the Super Rugby franchise with Ben Smith reportedly in talks to join the side for Super Rugby Aotearoa.   The Highlanders...

All Black Great Agrees Pau Coaching Deal Extension

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Black centre and two-time Rugby World Cup winner Conrad Smith has extended his contract as Pau's High-Performance Manager to 2022, the French club's president Bernard Pontneau said on Wednesday.   Smith...

WATCH: Steve Hansen, Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu star in retro singing clip

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the best centre pairings of all time! And turns out they can sing too.   The All Blacks have released an epic retro video on Thursday, where legendary New Zealand midfield duo Conrad...