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Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool D

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We are in the final countdown to the Rugby World Cup in Japan!     Ultimate Rugby has picked out five Tier Two players from each pool at the Rugby World Cup.   Pool A   Pool...

Five Tier Two Players To Watch At The Rugby World Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching with most nations having already confirmed their 31 man squads for the showpiece in Japan.       As we continue to build to what many fans, coaches...

Weekend Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sekope Kepu to retire from International Rugby at the end of 2019     Wallabies veteran Sekope Kepu has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following...

NRC wrap: Thrilling draw, gritty fightbacks highlight opening round of competition

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling draw, amazing fightbacks and glimpses of stars of the future - the opening round of the NRC had something for everyone as the Super Saturday quadruple-header played out across the country.   NSW...

Four Super Rugby stars made available to the All Black sevens

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks Sevens’ quest for Olympic gold in Tokyo next year has been given a major boost, with four Super Rugby players set to join the 2019/2020 campaign.     Caleb Clarke (Blues,...

Waist-high tackling one of six laws that could be adopted at the next Rugby World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby have stated that a host of Law changes, including waist-high tackling, could be implemented by the time the next Rugby World Cup in 2023 comes around should their trials be successful.   Six...

Aaron Sexton off track, on course for Ulster and Ireland 7s

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

As of this month, Aaron Sexton is officially off track.     At the start of the summer, Ireland’s fastest schoolboy was named among the year one recruits in the Ulster Rugby academy....

Morning Round Up - News from around the globe

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Creevy to miss Australia game:   Agustin Creevy will miss the Pumas Rugby Championship game in Australia due to a shoulder injury. He was forced off in the second half against the All Blacks.     Eddie...

Japan crowned World Rugby U20 Trophy champions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On a thrilling final day of the World Rugby U20 Trophy in São José dos Campos, Brazil, Japan have beaten Portugal in a last gasp victory to be crowned 2019 champions and secure promotion...

England men’s U20 head coach Steve Bates to leave RFU

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After joining in 2017 the former Wasps scrum-half, who was capped for England, has decided to explore other exciting rugby related opportunities, confirmed RFU in a statement.   Bates has spent...