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Connacht squad named for Challenge Cup meeting with Benetton

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pete Wilkins has named his side for Sunday's EPCR Challenge Cup quarter-final against Benetton in Treviso. There are four changes from the side that beat Pau last week - with three of them due to...

World Rugby Women's Rankings preview: 13-14 April, 2024

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the Guinness Women's Six Nations and Rugby Europe Women's Championship matches this weekend. Permutation highlights: England cannot improve their...

Disciplinary Decision - John Ryan Appeal

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby's John Ryan will miss three games after an Appeal Panel upheld the original Disciplinary Panel decision following an appeal by Munster Rugby.   In the Round 13 BKT United Rugby Championship...

Jeremy Loughman Set For 100th Appearance

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sunday’s Investec Champions Cup Round-of-16 clash with Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens will see Jeremy Loughman make his 100th appearance for Munster after joining the province in...

Massive stakes as SA teams eye European quarter-final spots

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s do or die for the five South African franchises this weekend as they take the field in the Round of 16 of the Investec Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup, where they will all be battling it...

Paul Hill to leave Saints

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today confirm that Paul Hill will depart the Club at the conclusion of the 2023/24 season to join Edinburgh Rugby.     The prop has made 187 appearances so far in Black,...

Plenty more to come from England, says head coach John Mitchell

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach John Mitchell believes there is “massive growth” left in the Red Roses after they completed a second successive Guinness Six Nations bonus-point victory. A 46-10 triumph...

Red Roses injury update Helena Rowland

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Helena Rowland has been ruled out for the remainder of the Guinness Women’s Six Nations, as confirmed by Red Roses head coach John Mitchell following the Round 2 win over Wales. The England...

URC Round 13 Preview

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby v Connacht Rugby, Saturday, 1pm   A meeting of two teams just on the edge of the play-off zone, with tenth taking on ninth, so there’s much at stake.   Both sides will...

Larmour looking forward to facing “incredible” Le Roux in top-of-the-table clash

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jordan Larmour has hailed Willie le Roux as a player who “ticks all the boxes as a 15” as the two international full-backs prepare to meet this weekend.   Larmour’s Leinster Rugby...