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Friday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six legends to be inducted into World Rugby Hall of Fame   World Rugby has announced that six legends of the game in Richie McCaw (New Zealand), Shiggy Konno (Japan), Os du Randt (South Africa),...

Melbourne Rebels announce partnership with Japanese giant

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Melbourne Rebels have today announced an unique partnership with Japanese giant Kintetsu.   The new alliance represents the most significant partnership ever established between an Australian...

Hosts Japan Name Rugby World Cup Squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has announced his 31-man Japan squad who will represent the host nation when the 2019 Rugby World Cup kicks off next month.   Michael Leitch will captain the side and...

Will Genia and Quade Cooper sign on to help a Japanese club return to the Top League

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Melbourne Rebels duo Will Genia and Quade Cooper are off to Japan after the Rugby World Cup with Japanese club Kintetsu Liners confirming the signing of the pair.   The second division Japanese...

South African Conference: Ins and Outs

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, and we end off our in’s and out series by bringing you a comprehensive list of transfers...

Australian Conference: Player Ins and Outs?

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, we bring you a comprehensive list of transfers which have happened in the Australian conference.       The...

Wednesday Evening Round Up

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Vellacott Joins Wasps In Swap Deal     Wasps have announced the signing of promising young scrum half Ben Vellacott who will join the Club in the summer from Gloucester Rugby.   While...

Former Wallabies Centre Retires

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wallabies centre Anthony Fainga’a has announced his retirement from all rugby after being affected by concussion.     The 32-year-old, who played 23 Tests for Australia between...

Show him respect but there's no need to call Nigel Owens 'Sir'

9 months ago by Rugby Dump

He's known as the king of one-liners so when Oxford and Cambridge met in the annual Varsity Match a few days back, Nigel Owens did not disappoint as he came out with another comment that led to a few chuckles...

Cardiff Blues appoint John Mulvihill as head coach

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the announcement that Danny Wilson would depart at the end of the current campaign, Cardiff Blues have confirmed that John Mulvihill has been appointed head coach ahead of the 2018-19 season.   "We’re...