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Franco Smith appointed as Italy interim coach

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy have announced that former Cheetahs coach Franco Smith will coach the side for the 2020 Six Nations while they search for Conor O'Shea's permanent replacement.   O'Shea left his role with...

Australia to review on overseas player restrictions

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia is set to review the rules barring most overseas-based players from representing the Wallabies, officials have said.     Following the news of Dave Rennie's appointment as...

Handre Pollard added to Montpellier's European squad

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

2019 Rugby World Cup winner Handre Pollard has been added to Montpellier's European squad ahead of their game against Gloucester.     The Springboks fly-half has replaced...

World Champion Springboks to face Scotland and Georgia in 2020

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

SA Rugby confirmed on Wednesday that the Springboks will face Scotland and Georgia in three home Tests in the new international window of July 2020, as part of the Incoming Series match schedule.   The...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round up of some of the top stories doing the rounds.     Dave Rennie named as the new Wallabies head coach   It's official, Dave Rennie is the new Wallabies head coach —...

Glasgow name Danny Wilson as Dave Rennie's replacement

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Danny Wilson will become the new Head Coach of Glasgow Warriors on a two-year deal ahead of next season.     The 43-year-old will join the club from his role as Assistant Coach (Forwards)...

Joe Marler isn't done with test rugby just yet

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Harlequins loosehead prop Joe Marler has indicated that he is not done with test rugby just yet after coming out of retirement to feature for England during the Rugby World Cup in Japan.   Marler...

McKenzie signs for the Ospreys

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former New Zealand Maori and U20s fly half/fullback Marty McKenzie has put pen to paper and committed to the Ospreys to the end of the season.   Gareth Anscombe suffered a knee injury while on international...

How England could line up without Saracens players during the Six Nations

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following Saracens' decision not to appeal their sanctions, including a fine of over £5 million and 35-point deduction for salary cap breaches, England Eddie Jones has expressed his fear...