Reader's no.4 Lock of the Year

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the year draws to a close we take a look back at the year that was and have nominated four players from each position for your team of the year.   We have included players based on their club...

The experts' tips for success in Japan

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup, three Omnisport writers take a look at the main talking points for the tournament in Japan.       It is little surprise to see powerhouses New Zealand...

Five Tier Two Players To Watch At The Rugby World Cup

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching with most nations having already confirmed their 31 man squads for the showpiece in Japan.       As we continue to build to what many fans, coaches...

The Sharks confirm 2020 Super Rugby coaching staff

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks have confirmed that Currie Cup Head Coach, Sean Everitt will head up the Sharks coaching team for the 2020 Super Rugby tournament.     He will be assisted by backline/attack...

Aaron Cruden in line for shock return to Super Rugby

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks and Chiefs flyhalf Aaron Cruden is in line for a shock return to the Chiefs for next year's Super Rugby season.   The 30-year-old will finish his stint at French club Montpellier...

Thursday Morning Round Up

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hosts Japan Name Rugby World Cup Squad   Japan kick the tournament off against Russia with Ireland, Scotland and Samoa all in the host's pool.   【日本代表】日本ラグビーフットボール協会は、9月20日(金)に開幕する「ラグビーワールドカップ2019(#RWC2019)」へ向けた日本代表最終登録メンバー計31名を決定しました→

Highlanders add four players to 2020 Super Rugby squad

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have recruited Mitchell Hunt, Jona Nareki, Ngane Punivai and Connor Garden-Bachop for the 2020 season. Hunt an experienced player with 42 Super games to his name can play fullback or first-five...

Homegrown rake pens long-term deal with the Reds

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Queensland Rugby Union (QRU) has continued to secure homegrown Queensland talent for the future with Alex Mafi re-signing with the Queensland Reds for a further three years.    It will...

Four Super Rugby stars made available to the All Black sevens

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens’ quest for Olympic gold in Tokyo next year has been given a major boost, with four Super Rugby players set to join the 2019/2020 campaign.     Caleb Clarke (Blues,...

Halfback duo sign with the Hurricanes

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have signed halfbacks Jamie Booth and Jonathan Taumateine for the next two Investec Super Rugby seasons. The pair replace Richard Judd and Finlay Christie, with the former leaving the...