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Wednesday Morning Round Up

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

SBW given until Thursday to prove his fitness   All Blacks' assistant coach Ian Foster says that veteran midfielder Sonny Bill Williams is unlikely to feature for the All Blacks against Los Pumas...

Richie Rees takes over Cardiff's attack

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues have confirmed that Jason Strange has left the region with immediate effect with Richie Rees stepping up to take the role of backs and attack coach.   Former Wales U20s head coach...

World Rugby confirms scrum law amendment

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Reaffirming its commitment to evidence-based injury-reduction in the sport, World Rugby has announced details of a minor amendment to the scrum law, reducing the ‘axial’ or rotational load...

Monday Morning Round Up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji stun Maori All Blacks     A 62 year record was crushed in Suva as Fiji earned a comprehensive win over the Maori All Blacks. In true Fijian style they showed incredible hands and spatial...

Brown, Smith & Dombrandt join England squad

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The England men’s squad will assemble today in Bristol for their second Rugby World Cup training camp (14-18 July).  40 players have been called up with Harlequins players Mike Brown, Alex...

The Waratahs confirm Bernard Foley's departure

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs have confirmed that Wallabies playmaker Bernard Foley will head overseas after the Rugby World Cup in Japan, though his destination still remains a mystery.   The flyhalf has spent...

Scarlets appoint former hooker Emyr Phillips as development skills coach

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Scarlets and Wales hooker Emyr Phillips has joined the Scarlets as a development skills coach.   Injury forced Phillips to retire from playing professional rugby in 2018 after more than 150...

Alun Wyn Jones re-signs with Wales & the Ospreys

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones has announced a contract extension with the Welsh Rugby Union and the Ospreys, securing his future in Wales.     The world’s most capped international second row (134...

Eddie Jones names 35-man World Cup training squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his official Rugby World Cup 2019 training squad.   35 players will assemble at The Lensbury Hotel on Sunday (7 July) for England's first official...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran Wallaby lock pens new deal   Wallabies lock Rob Simmons has extended his stay at the NSW Waratahs after signing a two-year extension with Rugby Australia and New South Wales Rugby Union.   The...