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Marcell Coetzee set for early release from Ulster contract

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok flanker Marcell Coetzee is due to team up with the Bulls in Pretoria from July, however, it is understood that he has been granted an early release from his current contract with northern Irish...

Jim Telfer picks his 2021 Lions Test XV

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Scotland international and British & Irish Lions player and coach Jim Telfer has selected his best Lions XV for the upcoming 2021 tour of South Africa.   Telfer won 22 caps for Scotland...

Opening Rounds of the PRO14 Rainbow Cup Confirmed

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 Rainbow Cup will kick-off on the weekend of April 24 with fixtures for the first three rounds now confirmed.   Three weekends of derby action will be followed by cross-hemisphere...

British and Irish Lions' tour of South Africa set to go ahead as scheduled

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby SA are in full support for the British and Irish Lions to tour South Africa in July and August, despite coronavirus complications.     The British and Irish Lions' tour of South Africa...

Latest World Rankings: Les Bleus get World Rugby Men’s Ranking bonus

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a thrilling end to round five of the Six Nations 2021, France are still in contention for a first Championship title since 2010.       Saturday’s dramatic 32-30 win...

Jaguares seek inclusion in Pro14

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pro14 could be expanding its ranks even further with news that the Jaguares from Argentina are knocking on the competition’s door.   The Super Rugby franchise, along with the Argentinian...

A voice of reason: Willie John McBride weighs in on Lions debate

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary British & Irish Lions captain Willie John McBride has launched a scathing attack on the 2021 tour organisers in the four Home Unions, saying they are currently turning the Lions into a “total...

Keith Wood voices thoughts on 2021 Lions tour

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The scheduled 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa is still in limbo with the organisation and planning thrown into tatters by the Covid-19 pandemic. Ireland and Lions legend Keith Wood...

Werner Kruger calls time on 16-year career

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets prop Werner Kruger will retire from the game at the current season’s conclusion.   The South African boasts four Springbok caps and 122 for the Welsh club, having joined them five...

Rugby World Cup 2021 match schedule confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2021 aims to break the record for attendance at a women’s Rugby World Cup tournament, which is expected to be boosted by some mouth-watering matches, including hosts and reigning...