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Edinburgh sign South African scrumhalf Nic Groom

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh have continued to strengthen their squad ahead of next season with the signing of South African scrum-half, Nic Groom.   Groom, 29, joins from Super Rugby side Lions and brings a wealth...

Glasgow sign Fijian Hooker Dolokoto

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have signed hooker Mesu Dolokoto on a two-year contract, subject to visa and medical.   The Fiji international, whose full name is Mesulame, will arrive at Scotstoun from Fijian...

Ulster confirm their squad for the upcoming season

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ulster Rugby management team has confirmed the senior playing squad for next season, with 37 fully-contracted players and 7 development players included.   Of the 44 players named in the panel,...

Southern Hemisphere Nations slam their Northern counter-parts over “golden opportunity to grow the game”

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SANZAAR have released a statement expressing their disappointment that the proposed World Rugby Nations Championship has officially been taken off the table.   The concept from World Rugby...

PRO14 2019/20 Conferences Confirmed

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Using the Conference tables completed after Round 21 of the 2018/19 PRO14 season, teams were ordered from one to 14 based upon their final points totals and then ranked within their union.   The...

Former Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar in talks with two teams - reports

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has been linked with a return to the Republic with either the Cheetahs or Sharks according to Afrikaans publication The Rapport.   Pienaar played for...

Thursday Morning Round Up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

John Mitchell Eyes Head Coach Role:   According to reports Mitchell has been handed a 2 year contract extension and would need to be considered as the front runner to take over from Eddie Jones....

The Kings sign flyhalf Catrakilis

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins fly-half Demetri Catrakilis will leave the Club to return to South Africa to join Pro 14 side the Southern Kings.   Nicknamed “The Greek God”, Demetri Catrakilis, returns...

Bristol Bears linked with Wales Star

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bristol Bears are looking to finish off their recruitment ahead of the new season with a high profile signing according to a report by The Rugby Paper.   British & Irish Lions...

Glasgow confirm their coaching staff for 2019/20

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have confirmed their coaching group for next season, with Petrus du Plessis taking up a new coaching role within the club, focussing on the scrum.   Head Coach Dave Rennie will...