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James Marshall Joins Crusaders Coaching Staff

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Current Tasman Mako assistant coach James Marshall has joined the Crusaders coaching staff ahead of the 2023 season.   Marshall, a former Hurricanes, Tasman, and Taranaki player, was approached...

England Team Named for Series Decider Against Australia

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his side for the series-deciding test match against Australia.   England take on the Wallabies at Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday 16 July [11am BST KO], with the series at...

Eddie Jones makes four changes to his starting team for second test versus Australia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The England side that will take on Australia this weekend in Brisbane has been named. England will look to bounce back after a 30-28 defeat in the opening game of the three-Test series. They take on...

PLAYER RATINGS: Australia 30-28 England

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Australia snapped an eight-match losing run against England in thrilling fashion with a 30-28 victory at Optus Stadium in Perth.         The Wallabies played...

Farrell 'very unhappy' to lose England captaincy to Lawes, says Jones

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Owen Farrell is "very unhappy" to have been replaced as England captain by Courtney Lawes for Saturday's series opener against Australia, head coach Eddie Jones confirmed.   Lawes stepped into the...

England team named for first Australia Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his side for England’s first Test match against Australia.   Courtney Lawes has been named captain and starts as blindside flanker. Tom Curry is openside flanker and...

Ranked: The Heaviest Test Packs This July

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The test season is back, and with all the squads locked in for July, we check the scales and see which team could field the heaviest pack.       Taking the weights listed...

Maori All Blacks bolster squad ahead of first Ireland match

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cullen Grace (Ngāti Whakaue / Ngāti Raukawa), Sam Nock (Ngāpuhi) and Max Hicks (Ngāti Ranginui / Ngāi te Rangi) will join the Māori All Blacks squad this week ahead of the team’s first match...

Clarke Dermody named Highlanders head coach

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have announced Southlander Clarke Dermody as the new Head Coach of the Highlanders for a three-year term.   Dermody takes over from Tony Brown who finishes his two-year tenure to...

Billy Vunipola called in Eddie Jones' squad, eight uncapped players included

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named a 36-player squad for England’s summer tour to Australia.    England will travel to Australia on Tuesday [21 June] ahead of their first game against the Wallabies...