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Pivac may not select Priestland, says WRU

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Head Coach Wayne Pivac has been barred from selecting fly-half Rhys Priestland for the Welsh Six Nations squad.   The 34 year-old, who currently plies his trade with Premiership club Bath,...

Waratahs name new captain

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Waratahs have announced that Jake Gordon will be the club’s captain going forward into the 2021 season.   Gordon climbed the ladder from Sydney University to NSW Country Eagles and finally...

Wallabies scrumhalf Jake Gordon to lead the Waratahs in 2021

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Waratahs head coach Rob Penney has today named the man set to lead a new era for the NSW Waratahs, with halfback Jake Gordon today named Captain.   Gordon takes over the armband from Wallabies flanker...

Wales' name 36-man squad for the forthcoming 2021 Six Nations

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named a 36-man squad for the forthcoming 2021 Guinness Six Nations campaign.     The squad features one uncapped player, Scarlets back-row Josh Macleod, who was named in the autumn...

Wyn Jones extends stay with Scarlets

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Powerful Welsh international prop Wyn Jones has put pen to paper to extend his stay at Scarlets.   A faithful servant of the club, the 28 year-old recently won his 100th cap in Scarlets colours...

Priestland back in the Welsh jersey?

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rumours are circulating with the suggestion that 34 year-old Rhys Priestland could be back in the famous red Welsh jersey for the Six Nations.   Priestland has not played test match rugby since...

Former Wales captain appointed to WRPA role

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wales captain Ryan Jones has been appointed as a non-executive member of the Welsh Rugby Players Association (WRPA).       The 39-year-old played 75 Tests for Wales and captained...

Glasgow snap up Ian Keatley

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland international fly-half Ian Keatley has joined Glasgow Warriors on a deal until the end of the 2020/21 season following his exit from Italian side Benetton.   The 33-year-old strengthens...

CVC's Six Nations deal approved by French Board

5 days 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...

O'Driscoll picks his Ireland team to face Wales

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland captain Brian O’Driscoll has urged Ireland to pick Tadhg Beirne in the Six Nations opener against Wales next month while also included nine Leinster players in the XV.   Brian...