B&I Lions Turn Down Australia's Offer To Host Tour

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions board has turned down an offer from Australia to stage their tour of South Africa this year which is under threat because of the Covid-19 crisis, British media reported.   The...

Nigel Owens backs Wales speedster Rees-Zammit for B&I Lions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nigel Owens has backed Wales’ flyer Louis Rees-Zammit to force his way into the British & Irish Lions reckoning.   Owens is the first referee to officiate 100 test matches and has...

Wales duo Hardy and Biggar nursing injury problems

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scrum-half Kieran Hardy has been released from the Wales Six Nations squad, while Dan Biggar also has an injury problem.   Kieran Hardy has been released from the Wales squad after suffering a...

Report: Gatland assembling a formidable coaching line-up for the British and Irish Lions

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland plans on assembling the most formidable coaching line-up witnessed in British and Irish Lions history, The Telegraph reports.   The former Wales boss is set to task the likes of Scotland...

Six Nations 2021: What next for England after defeat against Wales?

2 months ago by BBC Rugby News

BBC rugby union correspondent Chris Jones explores how England can move on from Six Nations defeats by Scotland and Wales.

Six Nations, Round 3 - top stats performers - tackles, turnovers & more

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France and Scotland’s fixture being called off did not mean there was any shortage of action in an exciting Round 3 of the 2021 Six Nations. The Welsh attacked England with vigour, producing a memorable...

Six Nations: talking points from a weekend of delight for Wales | Paul Rees

2 months ago by The Guardian

Wayne Pivac’s side made the most of mistakes made by the French referee while England paid for their indisciplineWales’s head coach, Wayne Pivac, admitted his side had enjoyed moments of fortune in...

Wales did not rely on luck in England victory, says Pivac

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Wales coach Wayne Pivac had little sympathy for England after his side benefitted from some contentious officiating in Saturday's clash.   Wayne Pivac shrugged off the suggestion Wales had...

Eddie Jones: Wales were worthy winners but got points they didn't deserve – video

2 months ago by The Guardian

England head coach Eddie Jones was left to bemoan his side’s and the referee’s performance in the loss to Wales. Wales benefitted from two contentiously awarded first-half tries against Jones’ defending...

Ruthless Wales make England pay the penalty after referee takes centre stage

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pascal Gauzere awarded two controversial first-half tries for Wales before England were punished for poor discipline in Cardiff.       As ruthless Wales celebrated winning the Triple...