Men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series favourites suffer shock defeats on opening day in Toulouse as women’s champions Australia continue fine form

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The three contenders for the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title faced setbacks on a thrilling opening day at the HSBC France Sevens as South Africa, Argentina and Australia suffered...

Pacific Nations Cup returns in July for its 15th edition

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji will host the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2022, which also features Australia A, Samoa and Tonga, from 2-16 July with matches taking place in Suva and Lautoka.     The tournament...

England call up Arundell for first time ahead of Australia series

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Henry Arundell has impressed for London Irish and may now get a chance to stake a claim for an England squad place for the Australia series.   England head coach Eddie Jones has included...

Pierre Schoeman re-signs with Edinburgh Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fan favourite Pierre Schoeman has re-signed with Edinburgh Rugby, the Club confirmed on Thursday.   Schoeman, 28, puts pen-to-paper on an extension which sees the nine-times...

Edinburgh announce player departures

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

James Johnstone (centre), Ramiro Moyano (wing), Nathan Chamberlain (stand-off) and Sam Grahamslaw (prop) all move on, joining Ben Toolis, Magnus Bradbury and George Taylor (retired), whose departures have...

Scotland A to play competitive fixture this June vs Chile

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland A will play a competitive fixture this June when they take on Chile in the first match of the 2022 summer tour, ahead of the three-test series in Argentina.     The match will...

Scotland confirm 2022 Autumn Nations Series opponents

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland will host Australia, Fiji, New Zealand and Argentina in the 2022 Autumn Nations Series on consecutive weekends from Saturday 29 October later this year.   The four matches...

'I’m a rugby player...not a bodybuilder' - Finn Russell

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and Racing 92 flyhalf Finn Russell has insisted that he doesn’t need to look like a “bodybuilder” in order to perform at the highest level.   Russell is one of the...

Former Scotland captain and Lion Smith dies aged 50

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Scotland captain and British and Irish Lion Tom Smith has died at the age of 50.     Smith was diagnosed with stage four colorectal cancer in 2019 and sadly passed away on Wednesday.     Capped...

Mack Hansen returns to the Ireland starting line up to face Scotland

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell has named the final Ireland Match Day Squad of the 2022 Guinness Six Nations Championship ahead of the Round 5 clash with Scotland at Aviva Stadium this coming Saturday.   Johnny Sexton...