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Italy vs Fiji Off

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Autumn Nations Cup match between Italy and Fiji is off. The desision was taken after the latest round of Covid-19 tests undertaken yesterday by the Fijian team returned 29 positive cases this morning....

George Ford backs England to show attacking arsenal against Ireland

1 week ago by The Guardian

Ford confident England can improve threat with the ballIreland replace Sexton with Byrne and stick with Gibson-ParkGeorge Ford believes England will showcase their full array of attacking threats in Saturday’s...

‘Ross Deserves His Chance Against England’ – Farrell

1 week ago by Irish Rugby News

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has given his full backing to Ross Byrne after naming the Leinster out-half to start in Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup showdown with England. A debutant against Italy...

England recall Ludlam and Ford but drop Willis for Ireland match

1 week ago by The Guardian

Eddie Jones’s side expects physical battle at TwickenhamItaly v Fiji off after visitors return 29 positive Covid testsEngland have dropped Jack Willis and drafted Lewis Ludlam and George Ford into a...

Jones warns England that Ireland akin to going 'from Nishikori to Djokovic'

2 weeks ago by The Guardian

‘Massive step up’ needed after easy wins over Italy and GeorgiaEddie Jones wary of ‘tough, physical’ Irish teamEddie Jones has warned his players of the “massive step-up” they face against...

Test Team of the Week

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling weekend of test rugby saw the Pumas notch up a first win over the All Blacks before the second day of action in the Autumn Nations Cup kicked off up north.   The Pumas were brutal and...

Fogarty Relishing ‘Tough Test’ From Welsh Pack

2 weeks ago by Irish Rugby News

Scrum coach John Fogarty wants the Ireland pack to create a strong set piece platform in tonight’s Guinness Series opener against Wales at the Aviva Stadium (kick-off 7pm). While the Welsh will enter...

Ollie Lawrence & Jack Willis start as Eddie Jones rings the changes for Georgia

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England will open their Autumn Nations Cup campaign at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 14 November (3pm KO) and will be looking to build on a successful return to international rugby after winning the Six...

O’Mahony: The New Guys Are Hungry To Learn And Get Stuck In

2 weeks ago by Irish Rugby News

Flanker Peter O’Mahony is hoping to be back with a bang this Friday night when he makes his first international start since February. Following appearances off the bench against Italy and France,...

Ireland make seven changes for Wales Autumn Nations Cup tie

2 weeks ago by The Guardian

James Lowe and Jamison Gibson-Park to make first startsO’Mahony, Henderson and Van der Flier recalled to XVTwo New Zealand-born players will make their first starts for Ireland against Wales in Dublin...