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Jordan Larmour is to make his 100th Leinster appearance, in Cardiff

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster Rugby team, proudly sponsored by Bank of Ireland, to take on Cardiff Rugby the BKT United Rugby Championship tomorrow evening in Cardiff Arms Park has been named by Head Coach Leo Cullen (KO:...

Irish inconsistency helps South African challenge

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Vodacom Bulls coach Jake White was unequivocal ahead of his team’s massive Vodacom United Rugby Championship derby against the DHL Stormers about the mission his men face – he wants them to...

WXV 2024 heads to Canada, South Africa and Dubai as qualification for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2025 intensifies

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

WXV returns in September and October with Canada, South Africa and Dubai hosting the best of the best in women’s international rugby. With the added excitement of six Women’s Rugby World Cup...

Italy make long-awaited return to top 10

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy have returned to the top 10 of the Men's Rankings for the first time since June 2013. Sunday’s dramatic 13-13 draw against France in Lille earned the Azzurri one point to improve their overall...

On This Day: North and Biggar send Wales top as French Grand-Slam hopes end

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at the 6 Nations 2016.   Wales ended France's hopes of a Six Nations Grand Slam and went top of the standings at least temporarily with a gritty 19-10 victory at the Principality...

Six Nations Round 3 Team of the Week

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another thrilling weekend of rugby with Ireland and Scotland winning over Wales and England respectively and Italy fighting for a draw in France and nearly snatching it at the end with a penalty hitting...

England heading in right direction overall under Steve Borthwick – Jamie George

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie George conceded England were “not good enough” in their Calcutta Cup defeat to Scotland but the captain remained adamant they were heading in the right direction overall under Steve Borthwick. The...

5 talking points as Scotland and England renew hostilities in Six Nations

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and England renew hostilities when they meet in rugby’s oldest international fixture at Murrayfield on Saturday. For both sides it is win or bust in a critical Guinness Six Nations round-three...

Talking points as Ireland look to continue Grand Slam hunt against winless Wales

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland face their next challenge on Saturday in the quest for historic back-to-back Six Nations Grand Slams. Andy Farrell’s team tackle Wales in Dublin, having taken pole position following bonus-point...

France vs Italy Prediction and Preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We look ahead to Sunday’s 2024 Guinness Men’s Six Nations match in Lille with our France vs Italy prediction and preview. It seems an eternity ago that France thumped Italy to complete a perfect...