Weekend Round Up

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sekope Kepu to retire from International Rugby at the end of 2019     Wallabies veteran Sekope Kepu has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following...

Super Rugby Preview: Stormers

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Stormers didn’t have a terrible Super Rugby 2016 campaign, but they did not have anything to write home about either. After the round-robin stages they finished on top of the Africa 1 conference...

Weekly Round Up

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath promote Zach Mercer   Bath Rugby have announced that, New Zealand born, back rower Zach Mercer has signed a senior contract with the club promoting him to the senior squad.   Mercer, son...

Toulouse announce signing of Cheslin Kolbe

5 years ago by Toulouse Rugby

Toulouse have announced the signing of Stormers utility back Cheslin Kolbe, who will join them for the start of the 2017/18 season.   "I spotted this unusual player in South African rugby at the...

Rory Arnold signs contract extension with ARU

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rory arnold has extended his contract with the Brumbies and ARU for a further 3 years   Standing at 2.08m the lock has represented the Wallabies 9 times and the Brumbies 29 times

Lyon sue after Mostert's Japan move

5 years ago by Lyon Rugby

French rugby club Lyon are taking legal action after South African international Franco Mostert moved to Japan despite a two-year deal with the Top 14 side.   "Lyon Rugby notes with horror that...

Crusaders Team Manager appointed

5 years ago by Crusaders

The 2017 Crusaders team will be managed by Shane Fletcher, current Principal of Southbrook School and former Canterbury Rugby Team Manager.   Fletcher takes up the role that has been held by Angus...

Golden Lions injury update

5 years ago by Golden Lions

Dylan Smith has a shoulder injury (right) and will undergo surgery today (Wednesday). He will be available for Super Rugby.   Howard Mnisi has a grade two injury of his left knee and will be out...

Saracens lock Alistair Hargreaves retires from rugby

5 years ago by Saracens

Saracens have confirmed that lock forward Alistair Hargreaves has retired from rugby with immediate effect following a concussion injury.   The club's director of rugby, Mark McCall: “The...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

5 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tongia to join Bayonne   Hawke's Bay and Highlanders wing Ryan Tongia has arrived in Bayonne ahead of signing a contract with the Top 14 outfit as a medical joker.   The 26-year-old Brisbane-born...