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

2 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...

Premiership Rounds 16 & 17 Fixtures Announced

3 weeks 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...

All 13 of Sam Simmonds' tries so far this season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs' back-rower Sam Simmond has dotted down 13 times in the Premiership so far this season.   He has scored three against Harlequins, two against Bath, Gloucester, London Irish and has...

Leicester sneak to victory and Sale dominate

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers snuck home to a 33-32 win over London Irish after the visitors shot to a 0-7 lead following a Pady Jackson try 40 seconds into the game. The game was marred by three yellow cards and a...

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...

Wounded Wasps to host the Cherry & Whites

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After their dispiriting result last weekend, Wasps retreated back to the Ricoh Arena to regroup ahead of this week’s clash with the Cherry & Whites.   Lee Blackett’s men were undone...

Exiles name side for Friday's trip to Leicester

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Declan Kidney has confirmed the squad that will head to Leicester to play under the Friday night lights in Round 12 of the Premiership.   Will Goodrick-Clarke, Agustin Creevy and Lovejoy Chawatama...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: England are undermined by cheap penalties and a cosy club of undroppable players

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: With 20 minutes left to play and with their strength in depth and quality players this should have been when England put the game to bed. So what went wrong? ,