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CVC's Six Nations deal approved by French Board

5 days 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...

England keen to sink teeth into weakened French outfit

1 month 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...

"It's going to take a bit of time." - Welsh hooker on Pivac plan

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac is weathering an agonising time at the helm with seven losses in nine tests. Pivac ascended to the national coaching job after doing great things with Welsh club Scarlets,...

One addition to Scotland's Autumn Nations Cup squad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has updated the Scotland squad for the forthcoming Autumn Nations Cup. Exeter Chiefs' scrum-half Sam Hidalgo-Clyne is named as the only new addition from Townsend’s...

2020 Six Nations Player of the Championship Nominees

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the 2020 Six Nations done and dusted, the time draws near for the honouring of the stand-out performers who added in no small way to competition’s quality. Six players have since been nominated.   Gregory...

Test Team of the Week

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A jam-packed weekend of test rugby saw the Six Nations come to a close while the Tri-Nations got underway with Australia hosting the All Blacks.   The action got underway in Australia with the All...