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Tonga coach Kefu names Tonga team to face England

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga coach Toutai Kefu has named his team for the Pool C match against England at Sapporo Dome on Sunday, 22 September.     Only four players in thie match-day squad (Sanatane Takulua, Kurt...

Five Tier 2 players to watch at the Rugby World Cup - Pool B

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching and as we continue to build to what will be the most closely fought World Cup to date, we have picked out five Tier two players to keep an eye on in Japan.     Have...

Newcastle Falcons sign Nottingham tight-head Mike Daniels

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have completed the signing of prop Mike Daniels from Nottingham on a one-year deal.     The 27-year-old tight-head has been on trial with the Falcons for the last few weeks,...

Eddie Jones Names Team For Final World Cup Warm Up Match

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his side to play against Italy on Friday at St James’ Park in Newcastle.     A mix and match selection strategy sees Joe Marchant named at outside...

Tonga name Rugby World Cup squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga Head Coach Toutai Kefu has confirmed his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.     Players from clubs in England, France, Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, USA and Tongan based...

Newcastle Falcons sign Jersey Reds hooker Charlie Maddison

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jersey Reds hooker Charlie Maddison has returned to his native North East, signing a two-year deal with Newcastle Falcons.       The 28-year-old was born in Hexham and played his early...

Ford-Farrell Axis Returns for Ireland Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his squad to play Ireland as part of the Quilter Internationals on Saturday at Twickenham Stadium.    A different selection strategy for the weekend...

Eddie Jones names his 31-man England squad for the Rugby World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has confirmed his official 31-man squad to participate in the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan beginning next month.   Owen Farrell will captain England in...

Jersey Reds invited to take on Russian national team in Rugby World Cup warm-up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jersey Reds are to take on Russia in Moscow later this month as part of preparations for Rugby World Cup 2019.     The match on Tuesday August 27th represents a massive challenge for the visitors:...

Scotland release 4 players from Rugby World Cup squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Gregor Townsend today released four players from Scotland’s Rugby World Cup training squad, reducing it to a 40-man group.     Glasgow Warriors pair Nick...