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Newcastle's Mateo Carreras slapped with a nine week ban for eye-gouging

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle will be without Argentine back Mateo Carreras for nine weeks.   Carreras was cited by independent citing commissioner Chris Sharp following the match between Newcastle Falcons and...

2021 Major League Dream XV: Robshaw, Giteau and Ellis

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

America's top flight rugby competition returns this weekend with a full house of fixtures.   A year after the competition was brought to an abrupt end, Major League Rugby returns in full force in...

Premiership Rounds 16 & 17 Fixtures Announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership rounds 16 and 17 fixtures have today been confirmed .     The 4:30pm kick-off will wrap up a busy day of Round 16 action on the box with leaders Bristol Bears travelling...

Marcus Smith to make his 100th Harlequins appearance at the age of 22

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins flyhalf Marcus Smith is set to win his 100th appearance for the Club on Saturday.   Smith, 22, who was this week named the Premiership Player of the Month for February, will join...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup knockout stage draws to take place on Tuesday

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The draws for the knockout stages of the 2020/21 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland next Tuesday (9 March).   The key event which starts...

Sharks look to chomp the Chiefs as Round 11 kicks off

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With 10 rounds done and dusted in Premiership, Round 11 kicks off with two of the top 4 battling it out at the AJ Bell: Sale Sharks vs Exeter Chiefs. With both sides ending up on the wrong side of the...

How the revised formats for the Champions and Challenge Cup will work

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR has confirmed the revised tournament formats for the 2020/21 season.    In a statement confirming the news, the organising body of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup said that the...

Lima Sopoaga wanted in South Africa and France - reports

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lima Sopoaga has been linked with a switch to the Stormers according to reports in South Africa.   According to a report by Netwerk24 on Monday, The Stormers are on the lookout for...

Premiership: Saints, Quins, Tigers and Exiles triumph

2 months ago by Sky Sports Rugby

We round up Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership action as Northampton Saints, Harlequins, Leicester Tigers and London Irish all triumphed…