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u20 | France beat New Zealand to join England in final

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three-time World Rugby U20 Championship winners France will play England in the showpiece match on Friday, after beating New Zealand in an enthralling and high-scoring encounter to round off day four at...

Gloucester-Hartpury sign Sevens star

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester-Hartpury annonced the signing of former Worcester Warrior, Jade Shekells. Shekells will join up with The Circus ahead of the 2024/25 season after she competes for Great Britain at the 2024...

World Rugby u20 Championship Semi-finalists confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

France booked their place in the World Rugby U20 Championship 2024 semi-finals with a hard-fought 29-11 victory against Wales in difficult conditions at Athlone Sports Stadium on Tuesday. The result,...

Junior Springboks beaten by England

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Junior Springboks delivered a much-improved performance in their final pool match of the World Rugby U20 Championship, but just came up short against England, going down by 17-12 in cold, wet and windy...

World Rugby u20 Championship | Argentina and Italy upsets

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The race to the World Rugby U20 Championship 2024 semi-finals took several twists and turns on Thursday as England, Ireland and New Zealand maintained their 100 per cent starts, Argentina and Italy...

World Rugby u20 Championship | Round 1 roundup

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The World Rugby U20 Championship kicked off in Cape Town on Saturday with six matches on the opening day, as France opened the defence of their title with a laboured victory over tournament debutants Spain...

32 Red Roses players have a contract for the 2024/25 season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maddie Feaunati, who earned five caps in the 2024 Guinness Women’s Six Nations, has been awarded her maiden full-time England contract, as has two-time capped prop Liz Crake.  Last year the...

Composure the name of the game for businessman Umaga

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacob Umaga showed plenty of composure with his match-winning heroics for Benetton Rugby in Durban last weekend - which is rather appropriate given his business interests outside the game. Along with...

Bedford name squad for penultimate fixture

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mike Rayer has named his squad as Bedford Blues contest their penultimate fixture of the Championship season with a trip to London Scottish this Saturday (KO 3pm). Tomorrow’s game represents the...

Piers O'Conor joins Connacht Rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce the signing of Piers O’Conor from Bristol Bears for the 2024/25 season.  The Irish-qualified 28-year old joins after a six-year spell in Bristol where...