21 uncapped players included in England training squad

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named a 34-player training squad as England begin preparations for their summer series.   The squad will meet up at The Lensbury on Monday 14 June for a five-day training camp.   With...

Six Nations enters exclusive discussions with BBC & ITV

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six Nations Rugby today confirmed that it has entered into exclusive discussions with BBC and ITV after an agreement in principle was reached relating to all three Six Nations Championships (Men’s...

Hamish Watson responds to claims that he is too small

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland flanker Hamish Watson has responded to on-going claims that he is too small to compete with the South African forwards.    Watson was recently named in Warren Gatland’s 37-man...

'Saxons' nickname to be scrapped for England's Second XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s second XV will no longer be known as the ‘Saxons’. After a review conducted by the RFU, the name was found to be ‘inappropriate’ and unreflective of a diverse society.    An...

10 Famous British & Irish Lions Bolters

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The term “bolter” has its origins in horse racing and describes a horse who pulls a surprise on the rest of the field by coming out of nowhere to snatch victory.    In the British...

Scotland Confirm Summer Tour Plans

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland will play three matches in this summer’s tour programme under Interim Head Coach Mike Blair.       The three matches will see Scotland A play opponents,...

England legend Maggie Alphonsi speaks ahead of final Six Nations round

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021 Women’s Six Nations concludes this weekend with much anticipation surrounding the final round.   The first of the fixtures sees Ireland taking on Italy, followed by England hosting...

“Hamish Watson is never too small.” - Sam Warburton

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton has firmly established himself in the corner of Scotland flanker Hamish Watson amid the vocalisation of the somewhat incomprehensible notion that...

CONFIRMED: Rainbow Cup to run as 'dual tournaments with no cross-hemisphere fixtures'

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 and SA Rugby have confirmed that the Rainbow Cup will no longer take place as planned.    The South African teams are unable to travel to the UK & Ireland and after 'colossal...

Dane Coles extends NZ contract through to 2023

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Hurricanes hooker Dane Coles has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby and his Super Rugby team, inking a deal through to 2023.     The 34-year-old has played 74 Tests...