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Quintet sign for the Lions

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions have confirmed four new additions to their squad this week, two of the arrivals coming from local rivals the Bulls.   Hooker Jaco Visagie has joined former Bulls' skipper Burger...

Nemani Nadolo arrives at Leicester Tigers

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fijian winger Nemani Nadolo has officially moved to Leicester Tigers ahead of next season.     Welcome to Leicester Tigers, @Nemani_Nadolo. pic.twitter.com/LyTxdxzEHF — Leicester...

Former Leinster playmaker set for Top 14 switch

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Leinster playmaker Noel Reid is set to sign for Top 14 club Agen according to a report by La Dépêche du Midi.   Reid can play both centre and flyhalf with the latter...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and confirmed transfers of the week.       Jamie George commits long-term future to Saracens Saracens have confirmed that England and...

Weekly Round Up

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Blues star Sotutu ends speculation with a new deal:     Blues' star looseforward Hoskins Sotutu will remain at the Blues until at least 2022. The 21-year-old has added a further two...

Reports suggest that French clubs have agreed to reduce salary caps

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A vote on Wednesday will confirm the new salary caps for the TOP14 and PROD2, the top two club competitions in France, according to a report by RugbyRama.   The organising body of French professional...

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw joins Japanese club

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Scotland captain, Greig Laidlaw has signed a deal to join Japanese Top League side NTT Shining Arcs along with Australians' Anaru Rangi and Liam Gill.   In January, it was confirmed...

The Hurricanes sign former Blues' pivot Simon Hickey

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes backline is set to be bolstered with the signing of first-five Simon Hickey. Originally from Auckland, the 26-year-old made a name for himself as the Captain of the Kings College 1st...

Plans for Global Season "Dead in the Water" After French Opposition

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to a report from thetimes.co.uk, the notion of world rugby possibly adopting a global season format has been dashed as a result of stiff opposition from French clubs.   The Ligue National...

Biggest moves and transfer rumours of the week

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A busy week on the player market this week saw the likes of Gloucester, Leinster and Harlequins all release squad updates while there were a number of confirmed signings across Europe.   We...