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Nigel Owens has no intention of hanging up his whistle just yet

11 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh referee Nigel Owens has no intention of hanging up his whistle just yet.     The 48-year-old was set to call time on his officiating career at the Rugby World Cup but refereeing...

Clermont coach linked with Fiji job - report

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont could be in the market for a new head coach by the end of the season according to a report in Midi Olympique.     Franck Azéma has been on Clermont's payroll as a coach since...

Reds secure loan signing of Premiership youngster

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Promising teenage wing and Wales u20-capped Alex Morgan has joined Jersey Reds on loan from Premiership side Gloucester.     The 19-year-old, who has featured in Gloucester’s squad...

Thursday Morning Round Up

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Rugby's elite in talks over new ring-fenced world championship   World Rugby’s proposed 12-team Nations Championship was abandoned in June, however, according to a report by Matt...

Taulupe Faletau back in training following collarbone injury

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath and Wales back row Taulupe Faletau has returned to training after being sidelined with collarbone injury which he suffered while training with Wales ahead of the Rugby World Cup.     "He's...

Sonny Bill Williams signs mega-money deal to return to rugby league - report

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has reportedly agreed to the biggest contract in the history of both rugby union and league, accepting a $10-million deal to return to the 13-man code signing...

All Blacks launch recruitment process for Hansen replacement

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Hansen enjoyed a hugely successful spell in charge of New Zealand and the search for his replacement is under way.     New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has announced the launch of its...

Springboks World Cup winners in Jones' Barbarians squad

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones will coach a Barbarians side including four of South Africa's Rugby World Cup winners against Fiji just two weeks after they beat his England side in the Rugby World Cup final.     Makazole...

The Rumour Mill

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The end of the Rugby World Cup usually sees a lot of player and coach movement and 2019 is no different with a number of rumours breaking throughout the day today.     We recap some of the...

Latest World Rankings: Springboks on top for the first time in almost a decade

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2019 champions South Africa move to the top of the World Rugby Rankings for the first time in nearly 10 years.     As South Africa's triumphant players prepare to arrive back...