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Meet the rookie loosehead and Fijian powerhouse the Wallabies are unleashing on the Springboks

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika sprung a few surprises when naming his first Wallabies 23 of the year with James Slipper and Nic White returning to the test fold.   However, the two debutants...

White and Slipper start on their returns to test rugby

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has confirmed his side for their opening Test of 2019 against South Africa, with Isi Naisarani named for his debut.  The Melbourne Rebels backrower is set to become...

Manu Samoa stick to strong squad for Pacific Nations Cup

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manu Samoa have named a squad for the Pacific Nations Cup that will assemble on the 14th of July in Auckland from rugby clubs around the world.     Manu Samoa 7s player Johnny Vaili is one...

Ten years on, where are the 2009 Emerging Springboks now?

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

On the 23rd of June 2009, the Emerging Springboks piled the pressure on the British and Irish Lions, after the tourist lost the opening test to the Springboks, as they picked up 13 all draw.     We...

Australia confirm Stephen Larkham's replacement

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

  With 91 days to go before the Wallabies kick off their Rugby World Cup against Fiji in Japan, Rugby Australia have confirmed Stephen Larkham's replacement with the announcement that Shaun Berne...

Pocock to call time on Super Rugby at the end of 2019 season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brumbies flanker David Pocock has confirmed he will not be seeking a further contract with the club at the end of the 2019 season.     After his commitments with Australian Rugby conclude...

Isi Naisarani re-signs with Rugby Australia and Rebels

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Isi Naisarani has re-signed with Rugby Australia and the Melbourne Rebels until the end of 2021 on a new two-year deal.   The 24-year old has established himself as a mainstay of the Melbourne Rebels...

Australian international Adam Coleman signs for London Irish

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish has today confirmed the signing of Adam Coleman ahead of the 2019/20 season.             “We have a strong set of forwards,...

Can the Stormers break their six-year duck in New Zealand?

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Over the past few years, there has been a lot said about Robbie Fleck’s reign as Stormers coach and one thing that has popped up regularly is people suggesting how poor his side has been on the overseas...

The Honey Badger is BACK!

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the most loved rugby players in the history of the game, Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins is set to make his long-awaited return to rugby.     The former Wallabies winger will be back...