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Australia make 'game-changing' intervention to host the British and Irish Lions Tour - report

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia have made a 'game-changing' intervention to host the British and Irish Lions Tour this year, according to a report Gavin Mairs at the Telegraph.   According to the report, Rugby...

Werner Kruger calls time on 16-year career

1 month 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...

Australia to request a crackdown on ‘caterpillar’ ruck

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia are set to file a request to World Rugby to crackdown on the use of 'caterpillar rucks' according to the Sydney Morning Herald.   A summit of the game’s brightest minds...

Waratahs name new captain

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs have announced that Jake Gordon will be the club’s captain going forward into the 2021 season.   Gordon climbed the ladder from Sydney University to NSW Country Eagles and finally...

The Curious Case Of Keith Murdoch - The All Black Who Never Returned

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the early hours of 3 December 1972, sounds of a scuffle broke out in the bowels of the Angel Hotel in Cardiff as 6ft 4in security guard, Peter Grant, was knocked to the floor.   Hours earlier,...

The Game of the Century - Wallabies vs All Blacks, 2000

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A chord of excitement was struck early on 15 July 2000 and reverberated through the Antipodes, rising patiently and with strength, like a great bubble, as members of a 109 874 crowd filed into Stadium...

Andy Marinos ditches SANZAAR role for top Australian job

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia (RA) has today announced the appointment of Andy Marinos as its new Chief Executive Officer following unanimous endorsement from the RA Board.     Marinos joins Rugby Australia...

Montpellier sign Wallaby as Bismarck prepares to retire

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australian hooker Brandon Paenga-Amosa will reportedly be packing his bags for Montpellier as the French club look to fill the considerable void which Bismarck du Plessis will leave as the Springbok hooker...

Tri Nations' top performers - tackles, carries & more

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Tri Nations concluded in dramatic fashion yesterday as the tussle between Australia and Argentina ended in a 16-all draw.   Each side scored one try with the rest being left up to the boot as...

Ledesma pays tribute to Maradona as the Pumas aim to honour him against the All Blacks

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina will honour football legend Diego Maradona in their Tri-Nations test against the All Blacks on Saturday by trying to match his passion for playing for the country, coach Mario Ledesma said.   Maradona,...