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Springbok trio set for Japan move post World Cup - reports

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok trio Damian de Allende, Jesse Kriel and Jason Jenkins are set to sign lucrative deals to leave South Africa after the Rugby World Cup, accoring to Afrikaans newspaper the Rapport.   Second...

All Black captain suffers double haematoma injury

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kieran Read's return to action was cut short on Friday, but neither Sam Whitelock nor Scott Robertson seemed too concerned by the injury.       Sam Whitelock is confident the injury...

Kieran Read's career in numbers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at the best facts and stats from Kieran Read's career, as he prepares to step down from New Zealand duty.       Kieran Read announced on Wednesday that he is to retire...

Kieran Read Explains Snubbing European Move

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kieran Read had been linked with Racing 92 and a Premiership switch, but said it was a "pretty straightforward" decision to move to Japan.         New Zealand captain Kieran...

Hansen hails departing Read

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen says Kieran Read has enhanced the legacy of the All Blacks jersey in a "remarkable" career.         Steve Hansen saluted Kieran Read as "one...

John Dobson confirmed as new Stormers Coach

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Stormers have confirmed that John Dobson will replace Robbie Fleck as the Stormers head coach at the end of the 2019 season.     Fleck’s contract will expire at the end of October...

All Blacks Captain Kieran Read Off to Japan After World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  All Blacks Captain and Crusader's centurion, Kieran Read, has confirmed that 2019 will be his swansong year in New Zealand Rugby.     33-year-old Read will join Japanese club Toyota...

Monday Evening Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina change selection policy for 2019   In February Springbok director of rugby, Rassie Erasmus confirmed that South Africa have dropped their 30 test cap rule for selecting overseas-based...

Verblitz sign Le Roux & bring in Gert Smal

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japanese club Toyota Verblitz have announced the signing of Willie Le Roux from Wasps.     The 29-year-old Springbok fullback will join the club following the completion of...

Australian Conference: Player Ins and Outs?

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, we bring you a comprehensive list of transfers which have happened in the Australian conference.       The...