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Alldritt ruled out of Six Nations Round 1 clash

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hard-running French number 8 Gregory Alldritt has been ruled out of France’s Six Nations opener against Italy on 6 February.   Alldritt sustained an injury in training and is set to be replaced...

England to don new, 150th anniversary jersey against Scotland

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

As Eddie Jones’ charges take the field on 6 February, the necks of the Twickenham faithful will be craned to catch a glimpse of the English team sporting a new, 150th anniversary jersey against the...

Ramos out, Rattez in

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

France and Toulon winger Thomas Ramos has withdrawn from the French Six Nations squad and will be replaced by Vincent Rattez.     Rattez, who has notched up 8 test caps since 2017, started...

Ihaia West to leave La Rochelle

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Maori All Black flyhalf Ihaia West is set to leave La Rochelle at the end of the 2020/21 season.   According to a report by Midi Olympique, West will leave La Rochelle at the end of the current...

Five Frenchman who made a claim for a test start this weekend

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The TOP 14 took centre stage in France this weekend after the Champions and Challenge Cup matches were postponed.    This meant that four re-arranged fixtures took place with Bordeaux and Clermont...

Chris Ashton on the move again?

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England winger Chris Ashton looks set to leave Harlequins at the end of the season with the 33-year-old attracting the interest of suitors locally and abroad.    According to The Rugby...

WATCH: Virimi Vakatawa's blunder costs Racing 92

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

France and Racing 92 centre Virimi Vakatawa had a rollercoaster game in his side’s 29-23 loss at home to Toulon in the TOP14 on Sunday.   Vakatawa's blunder in goal cost Racing...

Eben Etzebeth praised for standout performance on his return for Toulon

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth earned praise from Toulon head coach Patrice Collazo for his role in their side’s 29-23 victory over Racing 92 in Paris on Sunday.   Etzebeth was sidelined through...

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...

Six Nations unions set for a much-needed cash boost

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations is set for a much-needed cash boost with the sale of 14.5 per cent of their commercial rights for £365million to CVC Capital partners to be completed later this month.   According...