Sam Skinner rugby player
Sam Skinner rugby player

Sam Skinner

31st Jan 1995 1.96m/116kg No 4 Lock

Exeter Chiefs confirm the seventh player departure ahead of next season

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs prop Sam Nixon is the seventh confirmed departure from the Premiership club ahead of next season.   The prop will join French PROD2 club Grenoble on a two-year deal and told Exeter's...

Simmonds misses Thomond Park trip, Munster boosted by returning internationals

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster host Exeter Chiefs at Thomond Park on Saturday (KO 3 pm) with the visitors holding a five-point advantage heading into the tie.   Sam Simmonds misses the second leg of the Champions Cup...

Champions Cup: The Irish Fixtures

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht vs Leinster:    The Sportsground will play host to another juicy Irish derby this weekend when the dark green jerseys of Connacht once again clash with the blue of the mighty Leinster.    Leinster...

Ireland tackle Scotland with one eye on the trophy

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland will return to Dublin with their tails up after a magnificent game saw them down the English 32-15 at Twickenham. This week, the Irish will give a last surge to cap off their campaign against the...

England playing role of party poopers in Paris as Ireland wait to pounce

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France require victory against England to land a Grand Slam, while Ireland host Scotland and Wales face Italy in this weekend's Six Nations.   All eyes will be on the Stade de France...

Scotland team to face Ireland: Blair Kinghorn starts at flyhalf

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Gregor Townsend has made two changes to the starting line-up for Scotland's final match of the 2022 Six Nations, with Blair Kinghorn and Jonny Gray selected to face Ireland at the Aviva Stadium...

Scotland Team to face Italy: Ali Price to earn 50th cap

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors’ scrum-half Ali Price is in line to make his 50th appearance for Scotland having been named in the starting XV to face Italy in the penultimate round of fixtures for the 2022 Six...

Six Nations: Scotland Player Ratings v France

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland had beaten France in their previous two Six Nations meetings but saw that run ended emphatically at Murrayfield on Saturday.   Here is how we rated Gregor Townsend's men.   15. Stuart...

Hamish Watson ruled out of France clash

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland flanker Hamish Watson has returned a positive Covid test and will not play in the Guinness Six Nations match against France on Saturday 26 February.     Edinburgh...

Explained: World Rugby Rankings

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The men’s and women’s World Rugby Rankings are calculated using a points exchange system, in which sides take points off each other based on the match result.     Whatever...