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Jake White explains reasons behind Burger Odendaal's exit from Bulls

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The news that Burger Odendaal would not be part of Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White’s plans going forward sent a shockwave through Pretoria as Odendaal, who was the side’s captain up until...

Stick Wary of Lions

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick has confirmed that South Africa expect to have their hands full when they take on the British & Irish Lions in 2021.   Stick, who represented the Sharks...

Jamie Roberts explains why he opted for Dragons over Blues

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

There was much recent excitement around Newport at the news that Welsh centre Jamie Roberts had signed with Dragons after his stint in South Africa with the Stormers.   According to a report on...

"I can promise you there's never been any bias yet" - Gatland hits back at claims of Wales bias in his Lions teams

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has hit back at claims of any Welsh bias on previous British and Irish Lions tour selections.   The current Chiefs' boss revealed that he'd love to see a 'large number of...

Four British and Irish Lions Bolters - Coaches

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland is currently in New Zealand working to turn the Chiefs' losing streak around but come September the former Wales boss will turn his attentions to the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour...

5 things you may not know about Maro Itoje

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

At 25 years old Maro Itoje has had a great career already with four Premiership Titles, three Champions Cup titles, two Six Nations wins, one being a Grand Slam, and a British and Irish Lions tourist in...

Maro Itoje At Six For The British and Irish Lions?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a recent interview, Irish legend Brian O’Driscoll was asked to pick his Lions XV for the upcoming tour to South Africa in 2021.   O’Driscoll, a veteran of no less than four tours,...

Lions secure huge new sponsorship deal

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions have welcomed the announcement of a new sponsorship deal with Vodafone worth £6-7m, according to a report from bbc.com.   The next Lions tour, to South Africa...

RANKED | The Top 10 Players Heading To Japan Next Year

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The momentum of rugby's growth in Japan may have slowed since after the Rugby World Cup with Super Rugby and the Top League but when the Top League does return in January next year, it will do...

6 Things You May Not Have Known About Eddie Jones

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has risen as arguably the best and most revered coaches of the modern era. Having grown up in the working-class community of South-Eastern Sydney, Jones developed a colourful character with...