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Just One Current England Star Makes Sir Ian McGeechan's All-Time England XV

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions legend Sir Ian McGeechan has selected his all-time England XV in his latest column for the Telegraph.    Just one of Eddie Jones' current England players makes McGeechan's...

George North set for Ospreys return

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales' back George North is set to make his return from injury for Ospreys this weekend after a year on the sidelines.   The 102-cap Wales international ruptured his anterior cruciate...

Connacht injury update

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Star Connacht centre Bundee Aki is one of three players carrying some knocks from the Irish outfit’s recent clash against the Lions in Johannesburg.    Connacht managed to stick one on...

Friend rings the changes for Connacht's clash in Johannesburg

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht boss Andy Friend has rung the changes for his side’s encounter with the Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.    Connacht have had a tough fortnight, losing out to fellow Irish...

Robbie Henshaw extends with Leinster until July 2025

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed that Robbie Henshaw has extended his contract to July 2025.     Henshaw won various player of the year awards in 2021 for his stellar performances...

Fassi returns as Sharks name a strong lineup to Leinster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks will look to returning Springbok, fullback Aphelele Fassi, to bring his special form of magic on Saturday when the team hosts Leinster at Hollywoodbets Kings Park in a massive Vodacom United...

Connacht Squad - South Africa Tour

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Connacht coaching team have selected a 28-man squad to travel to South Africa for the upcoming URC games against the Emirates Lions and the Cell C Sharks.The squad departs from Dublin today (Sunday)...

Gareth Davies signs new Scarlets contract

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and British & Irish Lions scrum-half Gareth Davies has signed a new Scarlets contract.   The 31-year-old is among an exclusive group of players who made more than 200 appearances in a...

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...

Lions topple Edinburgh to make it four wins on the trot

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions made it four wins in a row with a 15-9 home victory over Edinburgh in the United Rugby Championship.   Edinburgh opened the scoring with a drop goal after 11 minutes and added a penalty...