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PREVIEW: England U20s vs Scotland U20s

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Scotland renew their rivalry on the opening weekend of the Under-20 Six Nations in an enticing head-to-head at Twickenham Stoop on Friday night. Scotland travel south in search of revenge...

Six Nations: England's Daly ruled out for whole of tournament

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Elliot Daly has been ruled out of England's Six Nations campaign with a hamstring injury, his club Saracens have confirmed.   Versatile back Daly withdrew from England's squad on Tuesday ahead...

Van der Flier among Champions Cup’s top scorers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the conclusion of the Heineken Champions Cup pool stage and ahead of the Round of 16, we take a look at which players are currently heading the scoring charts.   Points – Antoine...

Sharks set piece bite

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the Cell C Sharks head for the Scottish capital to take on Edinburgh, it’s revealing to look at what the stats say about their attacking approach. They have thrown fewer passes than any other...

Champions Cup Round of 16 Finalised

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh narrowly miss out on a home game in the knock out rounds after beating Saracens. Leinster finish the pool stages as the top seed and will play at 'home' for the rest of the tournament.   Here...

Carr to lead Vodacom Bulls against Lyon

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have made a few changes to personnel in their matchday 23 that will duel French side, Lyon on Friday 20 January 2023, in round 4 of the 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup. The Pool A match...

Scotland name 2023 Six Nations training squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath Rugby wing Ruaridh McConnochie, Glasgow Warriors centre Stafford McDowall and stand-off Ben Healy, who recently agreed a move to Edinburgh Rugby from Munster, are all named in head coach Gregor Townsend’s...

Champions Cup Round of 16 places secured as pool stage heats up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 3 of the Heineken Champions Cup produced some exhilarating encounters last weekend as eight teams secured their places in the knockout stage with a game to spare.   Leinster Rugby, Cell...

Match Report: Edinburgh battle to crucial victory at Castres

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby battled to a brilliant 34-21 bonus-point win over Heineken Champions Cup Pool Arivals Castres Olympique at the Pierre Fabre Stadium on Sunday to qualify for the Round of 16.   Having...

Match Report: Daly hat-trick as Saracens book Round of 16 place

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens qualified for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 as Elliot Daly’s stunning seven-minute hat-trick helped them thrash Lyon 48-28 at the StoneX Stadium on Saturday – their third...