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Erasmus – Time for Trophies

After coming so close last year, only silverware will suffice for Munster this season. The sad fact is that should it come to pass, director...

Get to know Edinburgh

After a season that saw them appoint two head coaches and announce a third while also sustaining horrific injuries up front – Edinburgh will...

Cheetahs ready to make big impact in PRO14

Their first season in the Guinness PRO14 will be a voyage into the unknown, but the Toyota Cheetahs have not come just to make...

Kings strengthen sqaud

The Southern Kings continued to bolster both their coaching staff and playing squad ahead of the start of the PRO14 championship. The Port Elizabeth-based side...

Lealiifano signs with Ulster

Australian international flyhalf Christian Lealiifano has agreed to join Ulster Rugby on a five-month deal. Lealiifano’s contract will run until 22nd January 2018, following the...

Edwards links up with Cardiff Blues

Cardiff Blues are delighted to confirm Shaun Edwards has joined the region on a consultancy basis. The Wales defence coach has already begun working with...

Getting to know…the Ospreys

One of the four Welsh powerhouses operating in the Guinness PRO14, Ospreys are the joint most-successful side in the championship. Only Leinster can match the...

Kings announce squad for PRO14

Deon Davids will coach the Southern Kings as they enter into the PRO14 campaign on September 2. Southern Kings Chief Operations Officer, Charl Crous, officially...

Cardiff Blues sextet pen new deals

Cardiff Blues can confirm regional stalwart Taufa’ao Filise has penned a new one-year deal. The Tongan tighthead prop arrived at Cardiff Arms Park in 2006...

The right man for the job

He was identified by Rassie Erasmus to take charge of the Southern Kings when SARU took control of the franchise on their return to...

Getting to know Ulster

Ulster are one of the strongest forces in the Guinness PRO14 and are a regular play-off contender. The Northern Irish side always supply a good...

Cockerill wants Edinburgh to move out of rivals’ shadows

New Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill wants his side to replace Glasgow Warriors as the dominant Scottish club. The last time Edinburgh finished above Glasgow...

Dragons gets new skill coach

Dragons head coach Bernard Jackman has announced that Barry Maddocks has joined his coaching team as skills coach. Maddocks’ appointment confirms the set-up of Jackman’s...

Ackermann Jnr joins Snr at Gloucester

English club Gloucester have confirmed the signing of Lions loose forward Ruan Ackermann. The 21-year-old will join his father, Johan, at the club ahead of...

Ulster closer to get cover for Jackson

Ulster chief executive Shane Logan has revealed they are closing in on fly-half cover due to Paddy Jackson's absence from the squad. Jackson and centre...

Bradley appointed Zebra head coach

The Italian Rugby Federation has confirmed that Michael Bradley has been appointed as head coach of Zebre ahead of the upcoming PRO12 season. Zebre has...

Pro14 welcomes Cheetahs and Kings

The wait is finally over after the announced today that the Guiness Pro12 will expand to the the Guinness Pro14 which will see the...

Franco van der Merwe may be with out a club

According to Planet Rugby South African Franco van der Merwe may be without a club before he even started for them as Cardiff Blues...