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Monday Morning Round Up

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ardie Savea voted All Blacks player of the year by peers     Ardie Savea has been voted the best All Black of 2019 in this year's New Zealand Rugby Players Association (NZRPA) awards.   The...

France to face World Champions in 2020

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have confirmed who they will face in the Autumn Internationals next year.    The French will host the Wallabies on November 14 and world champions Springboks a week later, with both...

South Africa crowned champions in Dubai as Fiji finish ninth

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Blitzboks will head to their home event in Cape Town on top the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 standings after beating New Zealand 15-0 in the Dubai Rugby Sevens Cup final.   South Africa...

WRAP UP: Dubai 7s - Day One

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby Sevens Series returned with a bang on 5 December with five of the eight men's matches on day one of the Dubai Rugby Sevens 2019 decided by seven points or less.   VIEW FIXTURES/RESULTS   Series...

Challenge Cup Round 3 Preview

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The European Challenge Cup heads into Round 3 this weekend, and we still got three unbeaten sides in the competition, two hails from the Premiership and one from the Top 14.     Let's...

Men's squads confirmed for season opener in Dubai

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 16 squads have been announced for the opening men’s tournament of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2020 in Dubai. Taking place at 7he Sevens Stadium from 5-7 December, the Emirates Airline...

2020 Six Nations referee appointments announced

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the men’s Six Nations 2020 as the road to Rugby World Cup 2023 begins in earnest for the world’s top referees. The selection,...

Sam Matavesi to join Northampton Saints

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today confirm the signing of Fijian international hooker Sam Matavesi with immediate effect.   The 27-year-old, who can also play as a number eight, arrives at Franklin’s...

Conor O'Shea joins the RFU as Director of Performance Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have confirmed that former Italy head coach Conor O’Shea will join the Rugby Football Union (RFU) as Director of Performance Rugby next year.  O’Shea will be responsible for the...

Rory Hutchinson extends Saints contract

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints have today announced that Scotland international Rory Hutchinson has extended his contract at Franklin’s Gardens.   More of this coming your way from @RoryJHutchinson...