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How things stand in the Premiership as the play-offs loom

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021-22 Premiership is drawing to a close as just three rounds remain before the play-offs, for which competition is still heated as the teams battle it out not only for a chance at the coveted Premiership...

Premiership: Looking ahead to Round 23

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a fortnight’s break in observation of the Champions and Challenge Cups, the Premiership is back in action, kicking off with two big clashes as Bristol Bears tackle Gloucester at Ashton Gate...

What happens if the aggregate scores are level in the second leg of the round of 16?

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of this weekend’s decisive matches in the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg and in the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16, here is a reminder of the extra time protocol.     If...

EPCR Round of 16 referee appointments

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the knockout stages of European club rugby set to further intensify this weekend, EPCR can announce the referee appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg fixtures as well as...

Bristol Bears knocking on the door of Franklin's Gardens

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saints’ convincing win over London Irish in Round 21 will put a spring in their step as they take the field in front of their home fans when they accept the challenge of the Bristol Bears.    Saints...

Sarries and Sale gear up for showdown at the AJ Bell

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Competition for the 2021-22 Premiership heats up as the competition enters its final few rounds. Proceedings this weekend will be initiated at the AJ Bell where Sale Sharks host the formidable unit of...

Sixways to host Allianz Premier 15s final

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The RFU is pleased to confirm the 2021/22 Allianz Premier 15s final will be held at Sixways, the home of Worcester Warriors.  The top four teams in the competition will progress to semi-final...

Eddie Jones names his squad to face France

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his England side to play France in the Guinness Six Nations this weekend.    England are in Paris preparing for Saturday’s [20 March, 9pm CET KO] game at the Stade...

Wales Women name 37-player squad for the Women’s Six Nations

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Women head coach Ioan Cunningham has named a 37-strong squad for the TikTok Women’s Six Nations.     Siwan Lillicrap leads the squad which includes six uncapped players –...