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We must continue Mandela's legacy - Kolisi helping South Africa fight COVID-19

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa is on a strict lockdown due to coronavirus and Siya Kolisi is doing his part to help fight the crisis. Siya Kolisi says it is vital Nelson Mandela's legacy continues as the South Africa captain...

Finn Russell confirms that his test exile will come to an end

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland playmaker Finn Russell is set to return for the national side ahead of the tour to South Africa in July.   Scotland are scheduled to play two Tests in South Africa and one in New Zealand...

Lions Legend Sir Ian McGeechan Names His Lions XV

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions legend Sir Ian McGeechan has named his Lions XV that should face the Springboks in 2021 and doesn't believe Wales skipper Alun Wyn should make the starting XV, but feels he still has a huge...

Lions Legends - Martin Johnson

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The year was 2001, the place; Parc des Princes in Paris. Stade Francais had formed an attacking maul approaching Leicester’s 22m line in the Heineken Cup final. Stade Francais’s number 8, Christophe...

Former Wallabies Great Tim Horan's Radical Proposal To Save Australian Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies legend Tim Horan has urged Australian players to take a 75 percent pay cut over the next three months and has suggested a radical overhaul of the Super Rugby and international...

The Incredible List Of Talented Players Whose Top 14 Contracts Are Expiring At The End Of The Season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Top 14 is currently on pause and as it stands a number of players will not be afforded the time to prove they deserve a contract extension by the end of the season.   Bi-weekly rugby newspaper,...

The Force Are Back, The Sunwolves Dumped as Rugby Australia Confirm The Way Forward For Super Rugby

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Unique and unprecedented circumstances have seen the Western Force return to join a new domestic Australian Super Rugby competition proposed to kick off next month amid the coronavirus pandemic.   While...

Could Other Nations Follow New Zealand In Launching Or Re-Launching International 'A' Teams?

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Tuesday, New Zealand Rugby revealed that there will be a new high-performance team that will assemble this year and undertake a mini-tour of Northern Hemisphere venues. The new side dubbed the...

Ins, outs and the latest rugby rumours

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy day in player movement market saw Chris Ashton leave Sale Sharks with immediate effect, the Leicester Tigers add two signings and a couple of re-signings and the Exeter Chiefs wrap a few new signings.    We...

Weekend Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Season over for Highlanders captain James Lentjes     Highlanders will have to be without their captain James Lentjes for the rest of the season after the 29-year-old suffered an ankle...