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The Springboks could join the Six Nations after the 2023 World Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks could ditch the Rugby Championship and join the Six Nations after the 2023 World Cup.   According to a report in The Daily Mail, negotiations have been going on behind the...

Glenn Delaney appointed new Scarlets head coach

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glenn Delaney has been appointed the new Scarlets head coach for the start of the 2020-21 season.     Delaney is the current defence coach in Brad Mooar’s back-room team and will take...

Callum Braley to leave Gloucester at the end of the season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

 After six years wearing the Cherry and White of Gloucester Rugby, scrum-half Callum Braley will join Guinness Pro 14 side Benetton Rugby at the end of the current season.   The International,...

SA Rugby confirms venues for Springboks’ 2020 home Tests

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will bid a farewell to Newlands in Cape Town in July, and will face the All Blacks in a brand-new venue in September, after SA Rugby confirmed the host stadiums for the Boks’ six home...

Weekend Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France kick off their new era with a 24-17 win over England     Charles Ollivon led from the front with a double in his first game as captain as France beat England at the start of a new...

Sonny Bill Williams suffers defeat on Super League debut with Toronto Wolfpack

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sonny Bill Williams was unable to help Toronto Wolfpack enjoy a winning start to life in Super League, with the Canadian side going down 28-10 to Castleford Tigers.   Toronto – only...

Out with the old in with the new for Galthie's Les Bleus

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France are set for a new era at the Six Nations under head coach Fabien Galthie.     Over the past decade there has often been a sense of the unknown with France entering the Six Nations,...

Pivac hails Adams as one of the world's best

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Josh Adams plundered a hat-trick in Wales' rout of Italy, much to the delight of his boss Wayne Pivac.     Wales coach Wayne Pivac has described Josh Adams as one of the best players in the...

Crusaders stroll to winning start as Sunwolves shock Rebels

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Super Rugby champions the Crusaders proved their class with an opening win, while the Rebels slumped to a poor loss in Japan.       The Crusaders commenced their Super Rugby title...

Ireland can fire under Farrell after World Cup failure

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland should be a major threat in the Six Nations at the start of a new era under head coach Andy Farrell.     Andy Farrell set his stall out when he named "a hell of a team"...