Autumn Nations Series

Champions & Challenge Cup COVID Timeline Update

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look at all the squad updates throughout the week as some Champions Cup & Challenge Cup fixtures get axed.   Monday Updates   Montpellier vs Leinster:   Leinster...

Champions & Challenge Cup Wednesday COVID Update

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Montpellier vs Leinster Rugby     Leinster Rugby returned to training today at UCD following Monday’s postponement and a full round of antigen and PCR tests which were carried out on...

England's 2022 fixture announcement

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men will play four home matches at Twickenham Stadium as part of the 2022 Autumn Nations Series. England will first take on the same two teams that they will face in their opening 2023 Rugby...

World Rugby unveil the Men’s 15s Dream Team of the Year

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Players from eight nations have been selected in the Dream Team by the World Rugby Awards Panel with all four of the Men’s 15s Player of the Year nominees included.   The players selected...

Six All Blacks, Four England Players & No Ireland Players In Rugby World's 20 Best Players

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six All Blacks have been included in Rugby World magazine's top 20 list of 100 best players of 2021, with France's Antoine Dupont topping the list.   The biennial countdown by the Magazine...

Tomas Lavanini cops a five-week ban for record breaking red card

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina second-row Tomas Lavanini has been suspended for five weeks following his red card against Ireland.   Lavanini became the first player to ever be sent off five times at test level when...

Update on Munster, Scarlets, Cardiff's return from South Africa

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a hugely positive development, the wider Munster touring party departed Cape Town tonight after a group of 34 players and staff received negative results on completing a fourth round of PCR testing...

Latest World Rankings: France up to fifth

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

A drama-filled weekend of test rugby has seen plenty of change in the latest World Rugby Rankings.   France moved into the top 5 of the rankings while Romania entered the top 20.     England's...

Autumn Nations Team of the Week

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final weekend of test rugby in 2021 has come and gone.     A thrilling weekend of action kicked off with an entertaining clash at Murrayfield, with Scotland beating Japan 29-20. At the...