5 Facts on Duhan van der Merwe

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

South African-born Edinburgh and Scotland powerhouse Duhan van der Merwe is included in the 37-man 2021 British & Irish Lions squad to face the world champion Springboks in July and August.       The...

France vs Scotland to go ahead on Sunday as planned

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland's Six Nations match against France in Paris on Sunday has been given the green light to go ahead despite 13 positive coronavirus tests in the French camp.   The Six Nations clash between...

England Team Named: Ford and Lawes start

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his England team to play Italy in the Six Nations this weekend.   Mako Vunipola is back from injury at loose-head prop, with Kyle Sinckler (tight-head prop) and Luke Cowan-Dickie...

'No one is near him atm' - Aaron Smith hails Dupont as the world's best

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aaron Smith says Antoine Dupont is "on another level" to any other player in the world as the mercurial scrum-half strives to end France's Six Nations title drought.   Dupont tormented Italy in...

Watch: Antoine Dupont's excellent offload for France try

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont produced a masterclass in the first half assisting all three of France's tries as his side lead 3-24 at half time.   The third was arguably the best as he put Arthur Vincent away...

WATCH: Antoine Dupont's clever grubber for Gael Fickou to score

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Antoine Dupont created a try for centre Gael Fickou with this stellar little grubber inside the Italy 22 as France led 3-24 at half time.     So good 😮 —...

Watch: Dylan Cretin scores the first try of the Six Nations

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

France got off to a great start in the opening game of the 2020 Six Nations as Dylan Cretin crashed over the line inside the first 10 minutes of the game.     The first try of the #GuinnessSixNations...

CVC's Six Nations deal approved by French Board

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The French Rugby Federation (FFR) announced on Saturday that its has approved a private equity firm's investment in the Six Nations.   CVC Capital Partners will take a 14.3% stake in the annual...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I completely support players who are taking legal action over brain damage   

2 years ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I have always considered myself a player first, not a coach, and the action players are taking is not just for themselves but those in past, present and future. Full Story

England keen to sink teeth into weakened French outfit

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Autumn Nations Cup is set for a thrilling conclusion as the tournament’s only two unbeaten teams will clash in the final game on Sunday.   England and France have risen as the current...