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Ashley Beck signs a contract extension with Worcester Warriors

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales international centre Ashley Beck has extended his stay at Sixways by signing a new contract with Worcester Warriors.   Beck joined Warriors from Ospreys in the summer of 2018 and after his...

Men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series favourites suffer shock defeats on opening day in Toulouse as women’s champions Australia continue fine form

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The three contenders for the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title faced setbacks on a thrilling opening day at the HSBC France Sevens as South Africa, Argentina and Australia suffered...

Scarlets confirm 2021-22 player departures

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets have confirmed that nine senior players will be leaving the club at the end of the 2021-22 season.     It has already been announced that Liam Williams has signed for Cardiff Rugby...

Rory Arnold praises Heineken Champions Cup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stade Toulousain lock Rory Arnold has labelled the Heineken Champions Cup “one of the pinnacles of world rugby” as he gears up to face Leinster Rugby in the semi-finals at the Aviva Stadium...

Victor Vito steers La Rochelle into the Champions Cup semis

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was the Victor Vito show on Saturday at the Stade Marcel Deflandre as La Rochelle booked their place in the Champions Cup semi-finals.   The former All Blacks' back-rower has hinted that he may...

14 man Sale Sharks beat Bristol Bears in a thriller

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks secure passage to the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup after beating the Bristol Bears 29-35 in the second leg of the round of 16.   Alex Sanderson's charges proceed to the final...

Aaron Reed red-carded for a high shot on Morahan

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aaron Reed was given his marching orders on Saturday in the Champions Cup round of 16 second leg between Bristol Bears and Sale Sharks.   He made head contact with Bristol Bears' Australian...

Scarlets make changes for Dragons test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets take on Dragons in the URC at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday (19:35; S4C) showing seven personnel changes from last weekend’s win over Cardiff.   Four of those come behind the scrum...

Ireland ascend in World Rugby Women’s Rankings

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the only change to the World Rugby Women's Rankings, Ireland have replaced Italy in seventh place after beating the Azzurre 29-8.   With 1.31 rating points riding on the outcome, Ireland now...

URC Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Emirates Lions, Vodacom Bulls and DHL Stormers ensured another successful weekend for the South African franchises in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship as they secured valuable victories against...