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Marcus Smith and Alex Mitchell boost England ahead of Ireland showdown

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Marcus Smith and Alex Mitchell have returned to the England squad ahead of Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash with Ireland. Harlequins fly-half Smith is yet to feature in this year’s championship...

Chandler Cunningham-South pleased to be reaping the rewards after a ‘big step’

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chandler Cunningham-South is relishing every minute of the Six Nations maelstrom as he prepares to play a part in England’s daunting clash with back-to-back Grand Slam chasers Ireland at Twickenham...

URC Round 11 Review

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster leading the way again League leaders Leinster are looking to learn the lessons from last season as they set their sights on their first silverware in three years. Leo Cullen’s team top...

Six Dragons called up for Wales U18 double-header

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

SIX Dragons youngsters will feature in a double-header for Wales Under-18s against Scotland in Ystrad Mynach on Sunday. There will be a fixture between the development teams at 12.30pm before...

Italy make long-awaited return to top 10

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy have returned to the top 10 of the Men's Rankings for the first time since June 2013. Sunday’s dramatic 13-13 draw against France in Lille earned the Azzurri one point to improve their overall...

On This Day: North and Biggar send Wales top as French Grand-Slam hopes end

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at the 6 Nations 2016.   Wales ended France's hopes of a Six Nations Grand Slam and went top of the standings at least temporarily with a gritty 19-10 victory at the Principality...

Six Nations Round 3 Team of the Week

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another thrilling weekend of rugby with Ireland and Scotland winning over Wales and England respectively and Italy fighting for a draw in France and nearly snatching it at the end with a penalty hitting...

Ireland must improve on ‘scrappy’ Wales win to topple England – Robbie Henshaw

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Henshaw insists Grand Slam-chasing Ireland must improve on a “scrappy” win over Wales in order to topple England at “cauldron” Twickenham. Andy Farrell’s men kept...

England heading in right direction overall under Steve Borthwick – Jamie George

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie George conceded England were “not good enough” in their Calcutta Cup defeat to Scotland but the captain remained adamant they were heading in the right direction overall under Steve Borthwick. The...

Ireland vs Wales: Media reaction

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

“Men against boys” was the verdict of one UK-based writer after Ireland’s 31-7 victory over Wales on Saturday afternoon. Andy Farrell’s side were admittedly not firing on all cylinders...