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CVC's Six Nations deal approved by French Board

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The French Rugby Federation (FFR) announced on Saturday that its has approved a private equity firm's investment in the Six Nations.   CVC Capital Partners will take a 14.3% stake in the annual...

Jamie Ritchie signs the longest contract Edinburgh’s history

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the confirmation of Hamish Watson's committing to the club, Edinburgh has announced that Scotland back-row Jamie Ritchie has committed his future to Edinburgh Rugby by signing the...

Glasgow to ease off on Healy after Weir signature

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The latest development at Glasgow Warriors means that the club is likely to ease off the pressure on Munster fly-half Ben Healy.   It was revealed on Wednesday that Worcester Warriors fly-half Duncan...

Duncan Weir returns to Glasgow Warriors

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland fly-half Duncan Weir will return to his first professional club this summer, after putting pen to paper on a long-term deal with Glasgow Warriors.   It marks a homecoming for the 29-year-old,...

Six Nations unions set for a much-needed cash boost

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations is set for a much-needed cash boost with the sale of 14.5 per cent of their commercial rights for £365million to CVC Capital partners to be completed later this month.   According...

Edinburgh welcome Scottish duo from Quins

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins duo James Lang and Glen Young are set to join up with Edinburgh for the remainder of the 2020-21 season.   25 year-old Lang, a fly-half, boasts five international caps for Scotland while...

Symons returns as Quins name team to host London Irish

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Second row Matt Symons returns to fitness to face his former side as Paul Gustard names Quins' side to host London Irish   Paul Gustard has named the matchday squad to face local rivals London Irish...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup Rounds 3 and 4 Referee Appointments

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nika Amashukeli of Georgia will make his debut as a Champions Cup referee when he takes charge of the Round 3 fixture between Pool B joint-leaders, Racing 92, and Harlequins at Paris La Défense...

‘World Class' Hamish Watson Signs Edinburgh Extension

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Head Coach Richard Cockerill today hailed the re-signing of ‘world class’ Edinburgh and Scotland back-row forward Hamish Watson, who has committed to a new long-term contract...

Sport to continue in England

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Professional sport in England can continue behind closed doors, despite a new national lockdown announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.    After the national lockdown was announced last...