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A look at Wales' opening game against Georgia

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones has been lauded by Wales coach Warren Gatland as he prepares to rack up a landmark appearance against Georgia.       Wales coach Warren Gatland hopes Alun Wyn Jones...

Hosts Japan Name Rugby World Cup Squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has announced his 31-man Japan squad who will represent the host nation when the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off next month.   Michael Leitch will captain the side and...

Springboks name final training squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok training squad of 36 players assembled in Bloemfontein on Sunday for a four-day Rugby World Cup camp in Bloemfontein as part of the Boks’ preparations for the global tournament which...

Springboks name squad to travel to New Zealand

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks have confirmed a touring squad of 36 players for their Rugby Championship matches against New Zealand and Argentina in the next three weeks.   SA Rugby Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus,...

Monday Morning Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Charlie Mulchrone signs a short-term deal with Quins   The Harlequins announced that Charlie Mulchrone has signed a playing contract extension, which will keep him at the Club until the end of the...

Read sad to be leaving Crusaders after Super Rugby success

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kieran Read has acknowledged he will find it difficult to leave the Crusaders after helping the Canterbury side to the Super Rugby title.     New Zealand international Read has called time...

Marco van Staden invited to Springbok training group in Pretoria

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok loose forward Marco van Staden was on Monday added to the Springbok training group and will join the rest of the squad immediately at their preparation camp in Pretoria.     Van...

Rassie Erasmus adds 13 players to his squad and provides an update on Jan Serfontein

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Duane Vermeulen, Handre Pollard (both Bulls), Lukhanyo Am, Sibusiso Nkosi (both Sharks) and Francois Louw (Bath) are amongst a group of 13 players who have been added to the Springbok training group in...

Rassie Erasmus rewards European form in his latest alignment camp squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus has rewarded for in his latest alignment camp ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan with uncapped Toulouse flanker Rynhardt Elstadt included in the squad along with...

Jake White inquiring about coaching vacancies in South Africa - reports

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Cup-winning head coach Jake White has reportedly asked around about coaching roles back in South Africa having last coached in his home country in 2014.   The former Springbok has reportedly...