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The ridiculous stats behind Sam Simmonds' record breaking Premiership season

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs no.8 Sam Simmonds now holds the record for most tries scored in a Premiership season.   The 2021 British and Irish Lions squad member broke the record that was jointly held by Dominic...

Saints injury update ahead of trip to Newcastle Falcons

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints boss Chris Boyd has issued an injury update ahead of their trip to Kingston Park to face Newcastle Falcons for Premiership's Round 19.     Ollie Sleightholme could...

Newcastle Falcons team to face London Irish

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wingers Adam Radwan and Ben Stevenson return for Newcastle Falcons on Saturday when they host London Irish in Gallagher Premiership action.   Radwan, who has scored 32 tries in his 42 appearances...

Hefty suspensions for Esterhuizen and Obano

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins centre André Esterhuizen and Bath prop Beno Obano appeared before an online independent disciplinary panel last night (Tuesday 27 April 2021).   Esterhuizen was shown a red card...

Two try Heinz sees Gloucester secure a remarkable come from behind victory over Newcastle

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester staged an impressive second-half comeback to beat Newcastle Falcons 35-24 in an entertaining clash at Kingsholm.   Tries from Louis Rees-Zammit, Ruan Ackermann, Lloyd Evans and two...

Premiership reshuffle of Round 19 to allow for crowds

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership confirmed today that fixtures for Round 19 will be shifted so as to allow for the possibility of fans attending the games.   So far, games scheduled for Kingston Park and Ashton...

Premiership: Looking ahead to Round 17

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 17 kicks off at Ashton Gate this evening with a mouth-watering top-of-the-table clash between Bristol Bears and Exeter Chiefs.     London Irish vs Harlequins: The first of Saturday’s...

Premiership Wrap and Team of the Week

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership Rugby returned this weekend following a fortnight of European rugby.      Round 16 of the Premiership saw the likes of Northampton, Sale, Exeter, Harlequins and...