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Players Who Could Benefit From The Delay In Residency Rule Change

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has prolonged the implementation of its three-year residency rule for another 12 months due to the “exceptional disruption” caused by the coronavirus pandemic.This means that...

How Bristol Bears could line up for the remainder of the Premiership season

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pat Lam has been one of the busiest coaches in terms of transfers with six new players joining the club permanently with two loanees joining from Saracens.   The resume their race for a top place...

Johnny Sexton's brilliant Irish debut

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It is difficult to think of Irish rugby in the modern era without the face of Johnny Sexton springing to mind.   The incumbent Irish captain has been a pillar of strength for Leinster for the better...

Dates Confirmed For Rescheduled Six Nations Fixtures

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations have confirmed the dates for remainder of the 2020 Six Nations tournament.   The Organising body of the competition confirmed the news of Wednesday with Italy and Ireland catching...

Leinster Injury Update

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has issued a squad injury update as the team continues preparations for a return against Munster at Aviva Stadium on 22 August.   Cullen has confirmed that winger...

Brian O'Driscoll names his 2021 British & Irish Lions XV

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four-time tourist and former British and Irish Lions skipper Brian O'Driscoll has revealed the XV he believes is capable of defeating the World Champion Springboks next year.    The 2005...

Mike Ruddock has committed his future to Ospreys

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ospreys have announced that Mike Ruddock has committed his future to the region for the next three years as the new Development Director at the Liberty Stadium.   Ruddock completed a rugby review...

Leicester Tigers Sign Cheetahs Back Rower

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have signed South African back-rower Jasper Wiese. The back-rower, who most recently was playing for the Cheetahs in the Pro14, was born in Upington in the Northern Cape of South...

PRO14 Restart Fixtures & Kick-Off Times Confirmed

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 have confirmed the fixtures and kick off times for the return of the PRO14 from 21 August. The abbreviated schedule will see the 2019/20 PRO14 regular season run to 15 rounds followed by Semi-finals...

Most Test Tries XV | McCaw, O'Driscoll and more!

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  We take a look at the top try scorers in test rugby by putting together a XV of players who crossed the whitewash the most times during their careers.   New Zealand,...