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Veteran Wallaby lock pens new deal

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies lock Rob Simmons has extended his stay at the NSW Waratahs after signing a two-year extension with Rugby Australia and New South Wales Rugby Union. Simmons has reinvigorated his career following...

Rassie Erasmus adds 13 players to his squad and provides an update on Jan Serfontein

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Duane Vermeulen, Handre Pollard (both Bulls), Lukhanyo Am, Sibusiso Nkosi (both Sharks) and Francois Louw (Bath) are amongst a group of 13 players who have been added to the Springbok training group in...

Calls for former Springbok wing to get a test recall in what would be an incredible comeback story

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus handed starting debuts to Aphiwe Dyanti and Sbu Nkosi against England last June and gave debuts to the likes of Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe in his first year...

Southern Hemisphere Nations slam their Northern counter-parts over “golden opportunity to grow the game”

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

SANZAAR have released a statement expressing their disappointment that the proposed World Rugby Nations Championship has officially been taken off the table.   The concept from World Rugby...

All Blacks 'scrum doctor' to leave post World Cup

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of world rugby's most innovative and respected coaches, All Blacks Forwards Coach Mike Cron, has announced that this year will be his last with the national side.   Known to all in rugby circles...

Balancing the books and replacing the Accountant: who can replace Ben Smith after the World Cup?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders and All Blacks will lose one of their most consistent performers after the Rugby World Cup with the always reliable Ben Smith bringing the curtain down on his test and Super Rugby career...

Springbok centre extends Montepellier stay

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok centre Jan Serfontein has extended his stay at TOP14 side Montpellier having arrived at the club in October 2017 from Pretoria-based Super Rugby side the Bulls.   The former World Rugby...

The Dan Carter movie is coming!

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup Winning All Black great Dan Carter has revealed that an "intimate" film about his personal life and his "challenging road" towards the 2015 Rugby World Cup will be hitting the big screens ahead...

Israel Folau seeking up to $10 million in damages as he launches legal proceedings against Rugby Australia

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wallabies and Waratahs fullback Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and the Waratahs for breach of contract.   Folau's lawyers have said, under the Fair Work...

Steve Tew to end 25-year long career in rugby administration

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) Chief Executive Steve Tew has today announced he will stand down from his role at the end of this year.   His departure will bring the curtain down on a 25-year long career...