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Massive clash at the AJ Bell: Sale vs Exeter

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

In what could be the game of the round, Sale Sharks travel to Sandy Park to take on the Exeter Chiefs.    Exeter just managed to edge out Northampton Saints in the previous round 29-26 at Franklin’s...

The Saints go marching into The Rec.

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final round before the play-offs is upon us and the efforts of Bristol, Exeter, Sale and Harlequins have seen them secure for themselves the top 4 spots – with some distance, as there is an 11...

Breakdown of the 21 uncapped players included in the England squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named a 34-player England squad to begin preparations for their summer series of fixtures against the USA and Canada.   The England boss is having a look at the youth in the...

21 uncapped players included in England training squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named a 34-player training squad as England begin preparations for their summer series.   The squad will meet up at The Lensbury on Monday 14 June for a five-day training camp.   With...

Sam Simmonds, Marcus Smith and Poppy Cleall scoop player awards

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It should come as little-to-no surprise that the Rugby Players’ Association Player Of The Year award has gone to Exeter Chiefs number 8 Sam Simmonds.    The award...

Harlequins confirm 11 departures for the 2020/21 season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins has confirmed the list of players that will depart the Club at the end of the 2020/21 season   As with the end of every season, Harlequins will say goodbye to a number of departing players...

The sorry stats behind Agen's 0-26 Top 14 season

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Agen will be playing their rugby in France's second division next season after a truly horrendous 2020/21 season.   The PRO D2 bound side made waves ahead of the season, snapping up the signings...

New deal for Sam Stuart at Newcastle Falcons

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scrum-half Sam Stuart has committed to Newcastle Falcons for another two seasons.   The 29-year-old has played 57 times during his four years with the club, scoring four tries in 12 games this season.   Stuart...

Two assistants brought in for England's summer tests

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has added to his coaching staff for England’s summer series of fixtures.  Ed Robinson and Alex Codling will join the coaching team for the three matches.  Robinson, who is...

The 7 unluckiest players to miss out on the Springbok squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby`

Unsurprisingly, the entire 2019 Rugby World Cup-winning squad, except for the retired trio of Tendai Mtawarira, Francois Louw and Schalk Brits, and the injured Warrick Gelant, were named in Springbok head...