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MLR a significant boost to U.S. competitiveness - Gary Gold

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Coach Gary Gold said Major League Rugby (MLR) will help the United States be more competitive at the World Cup in Japan, but conceded we might only see the best of his side in four years’ time.     The...

Norton sets new try scoring record at Hong Kong Sevens

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The top five teams in the Series standings – USA, New Zealand, Fiji, South Africa and England - all claimed victories in their first group phase games on the opening day in front of another huge...

Scarlets sign Hurricanes forward Sam Lousi

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets have bolstered their pack for next season with the signing of second row Sam Lousi from the Hurricanes.   The 27-year-old has been a regular for the New Zealand Super Rugby side since making...

Raptors earn last win over NOLA Gold in thriller

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A stoppage-time penalty goal from Robbie Petzer kept Glendale’s unbeaten home record intact as the Raptors earned a stunning 34-33 win over the NOLA Gold on Sunday evening. It...

Northampton expect Hartley return this season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England captain Dylan Hartley missed the Six Nations with a knee injury, but Northampton Saints expect him back this season.     Dylan Hartley is expected to return to action for Northampton...

We've put a target on our back, says Wales captain Jones

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales' stunning Six Nations Grand Slam triumph and 14-match winning run will make them a team to beat at the World Cup, says Alun Wyn Jones.       Alun Wyn Jones believes Wales have...

Nasi Manu eyes Rugby World Cup spot with Tonga

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nasi Manu has revealed he has not given up on his dream of appearing for Tonga at this year's Rugby World Cup with Tonga. Manu was diagnosed with testicular cancer last year, having surgery in August to...

World Rugby wants relegation in Six Nations and Rugby Championship

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations and Rugby Championship could introduce promotion and relegation as part of planned changes to the international game.       World Rugby has outlined plans for a new global...

Sam Tuitupou and Phil Nilsen announce their retirements

1 month ago by Coventry Rugby

Centre Sam Tuitupou and hooker Phil Nilsen have confirmed their intention to retire from professional rugby at the end of the current season.     The pair joined Coventry Rugby in 2017 ahead...

Beaumont: No decision made on World Rugby League

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bill Beaumont will chair a meeting in Dublin this month to discuss plans for a new annual 12-team global competition.       World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont says no decision has...