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Top 14 clubs pressuring Pacific Islanders to miss Rugby World Cup

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Samoa head coach Steve Jackson has revealed that Samoan and Tongan players are being pressured into missing the Rugby World Cup by their Top 14 clubs.   In an interview with Stuff.co.nz, Jackson...

One last hurrah for Sofiane Guitoune to prove his worth

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulouse and Clermont face off in the final of the TOP 14 final at the Stade France on Saturday after the two sides finished the regular season in first and second during the regular season.   The...

Potential England XV for World Cup Opener

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a long Premiership season and two hard fought semi finals yesterday, we try predict what Eddie Jones' starting XV will be when they kick off their World Cup campaign against Tonga on September 22nd. Still...

Saracens confirm Vunipola facing three months out

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mako Vunipola is unlikely to play much part in England's Rugby World Cup warm-up matches after Saracens confirmed the prop will require "a minimum of three months to recover" from hamstring surgery.     The...

Match official appointments for pre World Cup tests

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the 63 confirmed men's international matches on the road to Rugby World Cup 2019.   The appointments cover The Rugby Championship, the...

Australian international Adam Coleman signs for London Irish

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish has today confirmed the signing of Adam Coleman ahead of the 2019/20 season.             “We have a strong set of forwards,...

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

2 months 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 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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...