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The Eight Players Ruled Out Of Wales Tests Against South Africa

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wayne Pivac has named his 33-player squad for the three-Test Series in South Africa this July.   There are several notable absentees along with the welcomed returns of Dan Lydiate and George North.   The...

Wales name squad for South Africa Test Series

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales men’s head coach Wayne Pivac has named a 33-player squad for the three-Test Series in South Africa this July.   It is Wales' first visit to the Republic since 2014 when Wales lost their...

England call up Arundell for first time ahead of Australia series

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Henry Arundell has impressed for London Irish and may now get a chance to stake a claim for an England squad place for the Australia series.   England head coach Eddie Jones has included...

The latest player movement and rumours

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and recently confirmed moves.         Gatland on the shortlist for USA job According to a report by the Daily...

Mack Hansen & Catherine Martin named 2021/22 Connacht Players of the Year

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mack Hansen and Catherine Martin were the big winners at last night’s annual Connacht Rugby Awards Ball, with the pair named Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year for 2021/22. The...

Cullen relishing home-ground support but very wary of Toulouse

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The men of Leinster are eager for action as they embark on their semi-final showdown with defending champions, Toulouse, according to head coach Leo Cullen.    Cullen has stuck with basically...

Cian Prendergast signs long-term Connacht contract until 2025

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce that Cian Prendergast has signed a long-term deal with the club until 2025.     Prendergast had 12 months remaining on his initial deal, but like Mack...

Laurent Labit hints that Antoine Dupont could feature at flyhalf for France

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

France coach Laurent Labit has hinted that Antoine Dupont could feature at flyhalf for France in the future.   The 2021 World Rugby Player of the Year captained France to a Six Nations Grand...

‘Global rugby union tournament is only way to save the smaller nations’

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Global rugby chiefs agreed in principle to back plans for a new biennial world championship — and were immediately presented with the consequences of failing to deliver the competition, writes TheTimes.     The...

Mack Hansen signs new long-term deal with Connacht Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby have announced that Irish international Mack Hansen has committed his long-term future to the club by signing a new contract until 2025.   Hansen had 12 months remaining on his...