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Sonny Bill Williams: 'I would have entertained' a test switch to Samoa

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has said he would have considered switching his national allegiance from New Zealand to Samoa had the rules allowed it.   Speaking to Stuff.co.nz,...

Leicester Tigers' match winner Hosea Saumaki reveals pre-game family concerns

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers' winger Hosea Saumaki scored in the latter stages of the Champions Cup fixture against Connacht on Saturday evening.   The Premiership club overturned an 18 point deficit with Saumaki...

Ins, outs and the latest rugby rumours

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and recently confirmed.     Leone Nakarawa attracting interest in England Leone Nakawara has been linked with a move to the Premiership.    Midi...

Munster set to sign Fekitoa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish heavyweights Munster are set to gain the services of former All Black and current Wasps centre Malakai Fekitoa.    It has been rumoured that the 29 year-old Fekitoa...

Simon Middleton creates history by winning World Rugby Coach of the Year Award

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Simon Middleton creates history as the first coach of a women’s team to win the prestigious award.   Middleton guided the Red Roses through a second successive calendar year unbeaten and 18...

Will Jordan named World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand fullback Will Jordan has been named the winner of the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year award     Breakthrough: completedAfter a superb 2021, New Zealand's Will...

A World XV of players who COULD transfer to another test team in 2022

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a groundbreaking move, the World Rugby Council approved an amendment to the sport’s national team representation laws.   This amendment will now permit an international player to transfer...

Latest World Rankings: France up to fifth

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A drama-filled weekend of test rugby has seen plenty of change in the latest World Rugby Rankings.   France moved into the top 5 of the rankings while Romania entered the top 20.     England's...

Townsend Makes Four Changes To His Starting XV To Face South Africa

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has selected a new-look side to play South Africa at BT Murrayfield on Saturday 13 November – kick-off 1pm.   There are four personnel changes from the...