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“Hamish Watson is never too small.” - Sam Warburton

7 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton has firmly established himself in the corner of Scotland flanker Hamish Watson amid the vocalisation of the somewhat incomprehensible notion that...

Nowell can still push for Lions - Baxter

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jack Nowell still has time to secure his place on the British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa, according to Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter.     Nowell made his first appearance...

CONFIRMED: Rainbow Cup to run as 'dual tournaments with no cross-hemisphere fixtures'

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 and SA Rugby have confirmed that the Rainbow Cup will no longer take place as planned.    The South African teams are unable to travel to the UK & Ireland and after 'colossal...

Injured Bok stars expected to be fit for Lions series

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok fans will be holding thumbs on the prospects of a formidable quartet who are busy undergoing injury rehabilitation but might be ready to face the British & Irish Lions in July if all goes...

Lions training camp to cost Jersey £175,000

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions have scheduled a training in camp in Jersey which will reportedly cost the local authorities around £175,000 over a fortnight with all the team’s expenses.   Despite...

Eddie Jones' summer plans up in the air

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England boss Eddie Jones has hit another stumbling block with the prospect of his side facing the USA and Canada now looking unlikely.   A small series against the North American sides – planned...

Elton Jantjies chats about move to France

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies has revealed that the upcoming British & Irish Lions series is the motivation behind his move to France.   Jantjies recently signed with struggling Top 14 side...

Ugo Monye's latest Lions XV

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England and British & Irish Lions representative Ugo Monye has penned his ideal Lions starting XV as the tour to South Africa approaches.   Monye, a popular pundit in the UK, has evolved...

Springbok v B&I Lions matches moved to just two cities - report

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to reports, the British and Irish Lions are set to confirm that their rescheduled tour matches against the Springboks will move to just two cities and will consist of three Test matches instead...

Jack Nowell returns for Exeter clash with Wasps

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following their loss in the Champions Cup to Leinster, Exeter return to action as they host Wasps.   The home side’s cause will be boosted by the news that England and British Lions winger...