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Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

12 hours 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...

Top Stories of the Week

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett joins an illustrious group of players to join Suntory Sungoliath     Beauden Barrett's move to Japanese side Suntory Sungoliath sees the All Black playmaker join an...

Why Beauden Barrett will still be able to play for the All Blacks in 2021

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A move to away from New Zealand would normally rule a player out of All Black selection but that is not the case with Beauden Barrett's move to Japan with the All Black and Blues' playmaker signing...

Cult Figure Taumalolo Returns To Hawke's Bay

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tongan International and former Chiefs' Super Rugby winner, Sona Taumalolo has signed with Hawke’s Bay for the upcoming Mitre 10 Cup season.   One of Hawke’s Bays favorite sons of...

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...

All Blacks great Dan Carter relishing Blues chance

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter decided he needed another rugby fix while locked down during the coronavirus pandemic but said joining the Blues was still "a tough decision".     The New Zealand great has...

All Blacks legend Carter makes shock Blues move

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Carter, one of the all-time greats and the leading points scorer in Test rugby, is set for a Super Rugby swansong with the Blues.     New Zealand legend Dan Carter has completed a sensational move...

Former Wales back James Hook confirms his retirement

1 month 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...

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...

Former Scotland Scrumhalf Greig Laidlaw Set For Surprising Move

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw is set to leave Clermont at the end of the season with the club having already signed a replacement for Morgan Parra.   Parra and Laidlaw's contracts were both...