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England complete coaching team ahead of 2020 Six Nations

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men's head coach Eddie Jones has completed his coaching team ahead of the 2020 Six Nations with the appoints of Simon Amor and Matt Proudfoot as his new assistant coaches.   Proudfoot and...

Has Teddy Thomas sidestepped his way back into the France squad?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Teddy Thomas was a massive omission in France's Rugby World Cup squad that reached the quarter-finals in Japan.   The 26-year-old scored 10 tries for France between 2014 and 2018 in just 16 tests...

Watch: Damian Penaud's BRUTAL hand off on Louis Duichot

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont's Damian Penaud has been in red hot form for both France and Clermont for sometime and after being dropped by Franck Azema last week for what was described as a 'managerial sanction', he...

Ireland won't be over-reliant on Sexton says Andy Farrell

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jonathan Sexton was the dominant force in former Ireland coach Joe Schmidt's team but Andy Farrell claims his Ireland team won't be over-reliant on the veteran playmaker.   Sexton's injury profile...

Henry Slade facing spell out with ankle problem

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Exeter Chiefs centre Henry Slade faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after injuring both his ankles playing for club side Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership last weekend.   The 26-year-old...

Reader's No.8 of the Year

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the year draws to a close we take a look back at the year that was and have nominated four players from each position for your team of the year.   We have included players based on their club...

Eddie Jones' future post 2021 unclear

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Football Union will not rush extend Eddie Jones' contract past its current expiration of 2021.   Jones guided England to the World Cup final in November and with his contract up before...

Injury puts Johnny Sexton in doubt for Six Nations

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton could face a race against time to be fit for the Six Nations after suffering a knee injury in Leinster's win over Northampton Saints.   The Leinster and Ireland playmaker suffered...

Thursday Morning Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round-Up of the news and headlines doing the rounds across the Rugby World.     Leicester Tigers set to hold onto England ace George Ford is set to agree a new deal with...

2020 Six Nations referee appointments announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the men’s Six Nations 2020 as the road to Rugby World Cup 2023 begins in earnest for the world’s top referees. The selection,...