Richard Cockerill rugby player
Richard Cockerill rugby player

Richard Cockerill

16th Dec 1970 1.78m/108kg Assistant Coach

Former All Blacks hooker Norm Hewitt dies at 55

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former New Zealand hooker Norm Hewitt, whose fiery haka standoff with England's Richard Cockerill became a part of rugby folklore, died on Tuesday after a battle with motor neurone disease, his family...

Milestone achievement awaits for Crosbie

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Luke Crosbie is on the cusp of a special milestone: his 100th appearance for Edinburgh Rugby. This Saturday against Benetton, the flanker will join a prestigious club of players who have donned the...

8 Game Changers for the REC Finals Day

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We are fast approaching the Finals Day of the Men’s Rugby Europe Championship 2024 (the Women’s REC still has a few rounds left, so be sure to follow the competition, as well as the Men’s...

REC Semi Final Review: Georgia and Portugal set up Final in Paris

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Saturday in the Mikheil Meskhi Stadium in Tbilisi, Georgia got the better of Romania 43-5 in their last four tie. Two tries from winger Akaki Tabutsadze put Georgia 10-0 up at the interval and then...

Rugby World Cup stars return to boost Georgia

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exciting back-three talent Davit Niniashvili and experienced scrum-half Vasil Lobzhanidze have been named in the Lelos’ starting XV for the first Men's Rugby Europe Championship 2024 semi-final against...

Semi Finalists confirmed in the men's Rugby Europe Championship

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia, Portugal, Romania and Spain are through to the men’s Rugby Europe Championship Cup semi-finals after an exciting final weekend of group stage action. On Saturday, reigning champions Georgia...

Hot Stats Round 2 - Men's Rugby Europe Championship

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

First hot stat of Round 2: all home teams got a win and bonus point, proving how the host card can be vital in the competition. As Portugal got back to their feet, Georgia, Spain and Romania remained...

Round 2 Review - Men's Rugby Europe Championship 24

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia, Spain and Romania made it two wins from two in the Rugby Europe Championship for 2024 at the weekend while Portugal got their first win of the year. The second round of group phase fixtures began...

Match Preview: Georgia vs Netherlands

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first round of the European Championship turned out to be quite different for these teams: while Georgia started with a confident victory, the Netherlands failed to cope with the Spanish team's onslaught...

Round 1 Review - Men's Rugby Europe Championship 24

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are exciting weekends of rugby and then there is the men’s Rugby Europe Championship weekend that has just gone. To say the 2024 campaign got going with a flourish would be an understatement...