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Scarlets and Wales hooker Ryan Elias signs new deal

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hooker Ryan Elias has become the latest Wales international to sign a new deal with the Scarlets.   Hailing from Carmarthen, the 26-year-old is one of a number of home-grown products in the Scarlets...

Warren Gatland announces coaching staff for 2021 Lions tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has announced his coaching staff for the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa.   After much uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, it was finally decided that...

'Fekitoa is more likely to play than not to play' for Tonga, ‘very slim chance' for Piutau

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga national coach Toutai Kefu has provided an update on the chances of Charles Piutau and Malakai Fekitoa potentially playing for Tonga.   The pair, who have played test rugby for the All Blacks,...

World Rankings Permutations

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the latest men's World Rugby Rankings permutations for this weekend's Guinness 6 Nations and Rugby Europe Championship matches.   France will secure an immediate return...

Gibson appointed as Bay of Plenty Steamers Head Coach

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bay of Plenty Rugby has today announced that Daryl Gibson has been named as the new Steamers Head Coach.     Gibson brings a wealth of coaching experience having previously been assistant...

The time Dylan Hartley decked Brian Mujati at Saints training

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One punch from former England captain Dylan Hartley was all it took to shake tighthead prop Brian Mujati out of his comfort zone at Northampton and spur the latter into a new level of competitiveness.   With...

How France Could Line Up In Their Six Nations' Opener

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fabien Galthie's men kick their Six Nations campaign off against Italy on 6 February at the Stade Olimpico.   France captured the attention of all following the competition last year, as Galthie...

The INCREDIBLE World XV side that faced the All Blacks in the 90s

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Back in 1992, New Zealand celebrated a Centenary year of New Zealand Rugby in doing so they hosted a World XV for a three-test series.   The three tests were hosted at Lancaster Park...

Monaco selected to host the World Rugby Sevens Repechage

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has today confirmed the repechage tournament for the Tokyo Olympic Games will take place in Monaco on 19-20 June, 2021. The decision was confirmed by the World Rugby Executive Committee following...

Winners and Losers: Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2023 Rugby World Cup Pools are in.    Hosts France have been drawn with the All Blacks as well as Italy while the defending Champions, South Africa, have been drawn alongside Scotland and...