Lions legends: Phil Bennett

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

When one considers the golden days of Welsh and Lions rugby in the 70s, the image of the hot-stepping Phil Bennett is one which easily springs to mind. A man of diminutive stature- standing only 1.71m...

Sport's uplifting moments from 2020 came in spite of Boris Johnson's actions | Andy Bull

2 months ago by The Guardian

The prime minister’s attendance at Twickenham in March, with Covid-19 taking hold in the UK, is a lingering image of the yearBack at the start of March, nine months, 17 days, and half a lifetime ago,...

England, Wales and Scotland combine for GB Sevens team in 2021

2 months ago by BBC Rugby News

England, Scotland and Wales will combine to field a GB Sevens team for the 2021 season ahead of the Olympics in Tokyo.

Katy Daley-Mclean announces retirement from international rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

 Red Roses fly half Katy Daley-Mclean has called time on her international career with immediate effect. The 34-year-old, who led England to World Cup victory in 2014, retires on 116 caps, having...

As World Rugby respond, here is a closer look at the whole concussion case situation

2 months ago by Rugby Dump

Players suffering from concussion-related health problems, including retired England and Wales rugby union internationals, have formally launched legal action against the game.

Six more former players take action against rugby union in concussion lawsuit

2 months ago by Irish Independent

Retired England and Wales rugby union internationals are among six former players suffering from concussion-related health problems to have joined a lawsuit against the game.

Pat Lam questions Fiji's management of Radradra

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bristol Bears head coach Pat Lam has spoken out regarding the injury to his team’s star centre Semi Radradra.   Lam has recently been in talks with Fiji head coach Vern Cotter in connection...

If you can get your head around it, these 3 fierce rivalries make for another fascinating Rugby World Cup

2 months ago by

The draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup had a strangely familiar look to it in some of the pools. For the third consecutive competition, Wales, Australia and Fiji all line up each other while England will...

Winners and Losers: Rugby World Cup 2023 Draw

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2023 Rugby World Cup Pools are in.    Hosts France have been drawn with the All Blacks as well as Italy while the defending Champions, South Africa, have been drawn alongside Scotland and...

Ireland and Scotland face champions South Africa at Rugby World Cup

2 months ago by The Guardian

England drawn with Japan and Argentina in 2023 tournamentWales against Australia and Fiji in France, who face New Zealand Ireland and Scotland have been drawn together alongside world champions South Africa...