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Joe McCarthy takes influence from NFL but committed to Ireland

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Ireland star Joe McCarthy has been taking inspiration from American football but has no plans to follow former Wales wing Louis Rees-Zammit in chasing an NFL career. Leinster lock McCarthy has been...

Two-Time Olympian Danny Barrett Announces Retirement

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Representing the United States in two Olympic Games, a Rugby World Cup and across 54 World Rugby Sevens Series events, Danny Barrett officially announced his retirement on Tuesday after two years with...

Premiership to move 2025 final and accommodate Lions tour in historic first

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions and Premiership Rugby have reached a historic agreement that should bring to an end decades of pre-tour antagonism and conflict over player release, funding and fixture clashes,...

Cape Town set for landmark Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

All 40 international team captains lined up in front of majestic Table Mountain in Cape Town on Wednesday as excitement reaches fever pitch ahead of the highly anticipated Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022,...

History: Maori All Blacks and Ireland

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The history of the Māori All Blacks versus Ireland or Irish teams is short yet significant.     In 1888-89, some twenty-two years before the official formation of a New Zealand Māori side...

Match officials selected for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 in South Africa

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the selection of match officials for Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022, which takes place in Cape Town, South Africa, from 9-11 September.     Eighteen match officials...

Biden pens letter supporting USA's Rugby World Cup bid

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United States awaits World Rugby's final decision on May 12 to determine the host union for 2031 and 2033 Rugby World Cup tournaments but their bid has received a boost with President Joe...

Shozi sets sights on another Rugby World Cup Sevens

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The news that tickets to the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022 in Cape Town in September will go on sale later this month was welcomed from all over, and one of the Eastern Cape’s more experienced rugby...

Klipdrift announced as Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup Sevens

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby announced on Thursday that iconic South African brandy Klipdrift will be an Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup Sevens 2022, which will be hosted in Cape Town from 9-11 September, 2022.   Klipdrift...

Six Bizarre Signings In Rugby

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

With rugby becoming more and more of professional each year, the more players will move around.   There have been plenty of fantastic signings over the years for many of clubs but we have a look...