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Rugby World Cup 2019: England name team to play Tonga

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play Tonga in the opening pool game of Rugby World Cup 2019 in Sapporo, Japan.   Owen Farrell will captain the side at inside centre with George...

Russia coach Lyn Jones names his team to face Japan

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Russia coach Lyn Jones has named his team for the Pool A match against Japan at Tokyo Stadium on Friday, 20 September.     Russia's RWC 2019 squad has nine players who were called up for their...

Vermeulen hits 50 as the Springboks name team to face the All Blacks

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has named an unchanged matchday 23 for their first World Cup match against the All Blacks in Yokohama on Saturday.       The Springboks will field an unchanged...

Sale Sharks sign Springbok scrumhalf

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks have confirmed the signing of Springbok scrumhalf Embrose Papier on a three-month loan as cover during the Rugby World Cup.     Considered as one of the most talented...

Five breakthrough talents to watch in Japan

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, we look at five young players capable of making their mark on the international stage.         The Rugby World Cup is the greatest...

Eddie Jones Names Team For Final World Cup Warm Up Match

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his side to play against Italy on Friday at St James’ Park in Newcastle.     A mix and match selection strategy sees Joe Marchant named at outside...

Russia Name RWC Squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Russia head coach Lyn Jones has named his 31-man squad for Japan 2019, including eight players who also appeared during the Bears’ Rugby World Cup debut in New Zealand eight years ago.   Eight...

Queensland Reds confirm 2020 squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) has today confirmed the St.George Queensland Reds playing squad for the 2020 Super Rugby season. In total, 31 players of the current 34-man squad have been retained...

Springboks Name Rugby World Cup Squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has named his Springbok Rugby World Cup squad.   The squad named features three players attending their third Rugby World Cup – Frans Steyn, Tendai Mtawarira and Francois Louw...

Ford-Farrell Axis Returns for Ireland Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his squad to play Ireland as part of the Quilter Internationals on Saturday at Twickenham Stadium.    A different selection strategy for the weekend...