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Rugby Australia Boss: Israel Folau's reported payout 'wildly inaccurate'

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle has responded to reports that the settlement Israel Folau received was in the region of $8 million, labelling it as ‘wildly inaccurate’.   The former...

Australian sprinter set for Sevens debut

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australian sprinter Trae Williams will earn his first Aussie 7s cap when he runs out in Dubai having been selected for the squad for the opening round of the HSBC Sevens World Series.  Williams has...

Rumour Mill

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at some of the top rumours and reports doing the rounds in the Rugby World.     Nakawara to leave Paris?       View this post on Instagram     What...

Wallabies to host All Blacks in Melbourne in Bledisloe opener

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies and Wallaroos will play a double-header at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne on Saturday 8 August in 2020, bringing the Bledisloe Cup to Melbourne for the first time since 2010.    Australia’s...

World Champion Springboks to face Scotland and Georgia in 2020

2 weeks 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...

England to return to Japan in July 2020

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan Rugby has today confirmed the England men’s senior squad tour to Japan next July.   England will face the Brave Blossoms in a two-Test series in Oita (4 July) and Kobe (11 July).   The...

Sonny Bill Williams signs mega-money deal to return to rugby league - report

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has reportedly agreed to the biggest contract in the history of both rugby union and league, accepting a $10-million deal to return to the 13-man code signing...

Brumbies name Super Rugby Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Brumbies have finalised their 2020 squad with 37 players named to take part in the 25th season of Super Rugby action.    There are ten new signings for Brumbies supporters to look...

England the latest favourites to suffer final shock

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England's shock loss in the Rugby World Cup final was not the first occasion when a showpiece went dramatically against expectations.       England went into the Rugby World Cup final...

South Africa make history by doing the double

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

No team has ever won the Rugby Championship, or its previous incarnation the Tri Nations, and the World Cup in the same year until now.       South Africa made history on Saturday...