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Stephen Jones snubs Richie McCaw in greatest Test captains list

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Veteran journalist Stephen Jones and former England pivot Stuart Barnes were tasked with selecting their list of the ten greatest Test captains in their Sunday Times story.   Barnes...

How rugby has been impacted by the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19)

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A number of games across multiple leagues have been impacted by the outbreak of the coronavirus.   The sporting calendar over the next few weeks looks extremely bare as events continue to...

Post World Cup 2019 Retirees XV

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saying farewell isn't easy particularly when you have spent your life working towards the goal of representing your country but this was the decision several of test rugby’s leading lights made after...

Ranked: England's Player Depth

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England had a rocky start to 2020 as they went down to France in their opening Six Nations game of the competition following their defeat to South Africa in the Rugby World Cup Final in Japan last year.   Eddie...

Six Nations Team Of The Competition

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's been one of the strangest Six Nations season since the competition was impacted by the outbreak of foot and mouth back in 2001.    The 2020 edition of the Championship may not have...

Vunipola Brothers Set For Southern Hemisphere Switch?

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mako and Billy Vunipola could be set for stints in Super Rugby according to The Rugby Paper who have reported that the pair are attracting interest from numerous Super Rugby sides for the 2021...

Alaalatoa suffers broken arm, Premiership suspended, European quarter-finals off

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership suspended for five weeks, European quarter-finals off     The Premiership has been suspended for five weeks and the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup and Challenge...

WATCH: Romain Poite denies a young Stuart Hogg a try on his test debut back in 2012

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Now a seasoned Scottish International and a British and Irish and his country's captained, we rewind to 2012 when an exciting fullback from Glasgow made his test debut against Wales during the Six Nations.   Hogg...

Ireland's 2007 U20s Grand Slamers: Where are they now?

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The year is 2007 and although Ireland's senior side came second in the men's Six Nations claiming a Triple Crown, the u21s have impressed Grand Slamming the u21 Six Nations and claimed a Triple Crown.   The...

Top Points Scorer In Test Rugby History Per Nation

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharpshooters and backline generals. We take a look at test rugby's point machines and best placekickers in test match rugby history.    We take a look at the top scorers from some of...