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Ireland Squad Named For Autumn Nations Series: Zebo returns, two uncapped players included

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland Head coach Andy Farrell has named a 38 strong squad for the upcoming Autumn Nations Series fixtures at the Aviva Stadium.   Ireland face Japan on Saturday 6th November before hosting New...

Stormers fly SA flag in the north

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The tough nature of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship was again underlined on the weekend where only the DHL Stormers managed a victory for the four South African franchises taking on the best of Ireland,...

B&I Lions announce formation of a Women’s Lions feasibility steering group

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions has announced the formation of a Women’s Lions feasibility steering group.     The 13-person group will be chaired by British & Irish Lion, Ieuan Evans,...

Everything you need to know about Saturday & Sunday's United Rugby Championship action

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Saturday's and Sunday's Round 3 fixtures of the United Rugby Championship have been named with all details of match officials and broadcast information below.   TEAM...

Captain Cane returns, uncapped lock Josh Lord called up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Taranaki and Chiefs lock Josh Lord has been called into the All Blacks squad for the Northern Tour to the USA and Europe.   20-year-old Lord, together with All Blacks Sam Cane, Samuel Whitelock,...

URC: Humbling weekend for SA teams

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The slow start for the South African teams in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship continued in round two of the competition with all four sides suffering defeats, albeit in totally different circumstances....

United Rugby Championship Round 2 Previews

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

If Round 1 is anything to go by, United Rugby Championship fans are in for a real treat this season. With teams welcoming fans back into the stadiums, more than 400 points were accumulated across the eight...

Scotland Women get double World Rugby Rankings boost

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland’s dramatic 20-18 win over Ireland in the Rugby World Cup 201 Europe Qualifier in Parma on Sunday has sent them up to ninth position in the World Rugby Women’s Rankings,...

Clean slate for Blitzboks op day one in Edmonton

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team topped Pool A after the opening day of the HSBC Canada Sevens at Edmonton’s Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday, with commanding wins over Mexico, Hong Kong and Canada.   South...

Scotland team named for Irish finale

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Women Head Coach Bryan Easson today named his team for the decisive Rugby World Cup 2021 Europe Qualifiers match against Ireland at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi (25 September, kick-off 5pm BST / 6pm...