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Rugby Americas confirm changes to test structure

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Americas has announced changes to its senior men’s XV competition structure in order to further assist the growth of the game across the region by minimizing the conflict amongst competitions.   Americas...

SA Super Rugby sides to wear Marvel inspired jersey again in 2020

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Inspired by Captain America, Thor, Spider‐Man and Black Panther, South African rugby fields will come to life with more super hero action in 2020 as Super Rugby, one of the toughest competitions in the...

Selecting a RWC 2019 XV with just one player from a country

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Rugby World Cup is just days away and we can look forward to seeing some of the greatest talents from around the world come together and compete.      Here's a combined...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones Names Team For Final World Cup Warm Up Match   A mix and match selection strategy sees Joe Marchant named at outside centre with Piers Francis at inside centre. Owen Farrell, who captains...

Fourth Rugby World Cup looms for prolific try-scoring Canada winger DTH van der Merwe

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Kingsley Jones has announced the 31-player World Cup roster that will represent Canada at the 2019 Rugby World Cup (RWC) in Japan.   Canada is one of 20 nations that have qualified for...

Japan crowned World Rugby U20 Trophy champions

4 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...

Veteran Wallaby scrumhalf Will Genia to retire from test rugby

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies veteran Will Genia has today announced he will retire from international rugby at the end of 2019 following the Rugby World Cup in Japan.  Genia became just the tenth Australian Test centurion...

The Rugby Championship could expand in 2021

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Championship could expand in 2021 with the inclusion of the likes of Fiji, Japan and the USA.   Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle said on Friday that Sanzaar had been working on...

Steve Tew to end 25-year long career in rugby administration

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) Chief Executive Steve Tew has today announced he will stand down from his role at the end of this year.   His departure will bring the curtain down on a 25-year long career...

Scarlets appoint Richard Whiffin to complete new-look coaching team

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Scarlets have completed their coaching team for next season with the appointment of Richard Whiffin as assistant attack coach.   Whiffin has been head coach of the Gloucester Academy for the...