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Next Generation of Highlanders Confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Highlanders have signalled a strong focus on the future with the signing of five of their young stars on three-year Super Rugby contracts beginning in 2024. All players are recent graduates of or currently...

Kobus van Wyk finds new club in Zebre following Tigers release

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Leicester Tigers winger Kobus van Wyk has signed for United Rugby Championship side Zebre.   📝💥Welcome Kobus Van Wyk!!✅69 caps and 28 tries in @SuperRugbyNZ with @THESTORMERS @SharksRugby...

Wales challenge Boks on the Highveld

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday will see a celebration of a rivalry which dates back to 1906 when the Springboks host The Welsh in the first of a three-match series.    Wales will challenge the World Champions...

JAPAN v FRANCE: Preview, Stats, Facts and Lineups

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan host France in Aichi on Saturday in what is just the fourth official meeting between the two sides since 1973.   The sides have met on 10 occasions, although France did not award...

Nienaber discusses the Springbok number 8 position

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

    As is almost tradition, the naming of the Springbok side for this weekend has been met with grumblings in South Africa, most of which pertain to the omission of Stormers number 8 Evan Roos,...

Moerat and Louw in line for Springbok debuts as team announced for Wales clash

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Salmaan Moerat and Elrigh Louw are in line to make their Springbok debuts from the replacements bench against Wales in Saturday’s opening Castle Lager Incoming Series Test at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria,...

England U20s squad named for Six Nations

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England U20 Men head coach Alan Dickens has named a 32-man squad to travel to Italy for the Six Nations U20 Summer Series.   The series provides an alternative to the postponed...

Under-20 Summer Series to take place in Italy

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Before the World Rugby U20 Championship returns in 2023, Six Nations Rugby has confirmed its commitment to support the rugby pathway for the next generation of rugby talent, by staging the event...

Wes Goosen to join Edinburgh ahead of the 2022/23 season

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby today completed the signing of Hurricanes winger Wes Goosen who will join the capital club ahead of the 2022/23 season.     Goosen, 26 – who was born...

Ealing Trailfinders sign highly-rated Australian flanker

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ealing Trailfinders have announced the signing of Australian flanker Carlo Tizzano.   The 22-year-old will join Ealing following three years in Sydney representing the NSW Waratahs in Super...