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Winners & Losers: British and Irish Lions Squad Announcement

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Every four years players from all the Home Nations eagerly await to hear their name as the British and Irish Lions squad is announced.    This year, Warren Gatland was not short on some surprise...

Warren Gatland Names The 2021 British & Irish Lions Squad

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has today named a 37-man squad to tour South Africa for the 2021 Castle Lager Lions Series. Gatland has also named Alun Wyn Jones as captain for...

'It's a poor, poor tournament' - O'Driscoll criticises standard of PRO14

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll has delivered a brutal assessment of the PRO14 by dubbing it a "poor, poor tournament."   The Irish powerhouses Leinster fell 32-23 to French side La Rochelle...

Leinster Injury Update

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Head coach Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup game against Connacht Rugby on Saturday in the Sportsground.       "Rowan Osborne (hand)...

Champions Cup finalists dominate European Player of the Year shortlist

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle and Toulouse have received added recognition following their qualification for the Champions Cup final at Twickenham Stadium as their star performers dominate the prestigious shortlist for...

Electric battle at Stade Marcel Deflandre: La Rochelle vs Leinster

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Interest will be piqued around the rugby world on Sunday as two giants of the domestic scene face off for the first time in European competition.    Leo Cullen’s Leinster travel to the...

It's all French flair at Stade Ernest Wallon: Toulouse vs Bordeaux

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's an all-French affair in the first game of the Champions Cup semi-finals as Toulouse take on Bordeaux-Bègles.    Interestingly, as in the second semi-final between Leinster...

Champions & Challenge Cup Injury Report

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The massive Champions and Challenge Cup semi-finals are set to take place this weekend as Toulouse welcomes Union Bordeaux Begles at Stade Ernest Wallon, La Rochelle go against Leinster...

Leinster Injury Update

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby Head Coach Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of Sunday’s Heineken Champions Cup game against La Rochelle in the Stade Marcel Deflandre (Kick Off: 3.00pm (Irish time).     After...

Munster confirm Rowan Osborne signing

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed that scrum-half Rowan Osborne will join the province at the start of the 2021/22 season on a one-year contract.     The 24-year-old will...