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Defence coach Sinfield, Chessum (ENG): 'I'm not bothered if people are writing us off'

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Comments from England defence coach Kevin Sinfield and second-row Ollie Chessum at a media briefing as they prepare to face South Africa in the second semi-final at Stade de France on Saturday, 21 October. Kevin...

I won’t be back with the Ospreys – Alun Wyn Jones

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones has confirmed he will not be an Ospreys player next season. The former Wales and British and Irish Lions captain announced his retirement from international rugby last month after making...

Updates to Barbarian F.C. and World XV squads confirmed

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Johnson and Taichi Takahashi have been added to the Barbarian F.C. squad for this weekend’s Killik Cup clash at Twickenham Stadium, and Jordi Murphy also joins the World XV.   Glasgow...

Barbarians announce their squad to play World XV

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Barbarians face the World XV at Twickenham at the end of the month. Here is their squad ahead of the clash.   Forwards:   Nic Dolly (Leicester Tigers / England) Taulupe Faletau (Cardiff...

Sacked England coach Jones to lead Barbarians at Twickenham

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones will return to Twickenham next May following his dismissal as England coach as he takes charge of the Barbarians against a World XV.   The Australian was sacked less than a year...

A World XV of players who COULD transfer to another test team this year

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a groundbreaking move, the World Rugby Council approved an amendment to the sport’s national team representation laws late last year.   This amendment will now permit an international player...

A World XV of players who COULD transfer to another test team in 2022

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a groundbreaking move, the World Rugby Council approved an amendment to the sport’s national team representation laws.   This amendment will now permit an international player to transfer...

"I think it will be difficult for this group of players to excel on Saturday" - O'Gara

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former British and Irish Lions flyhalf Ronan O'Gara has expressed his concerns over Warren Gatland's combinations ahead of the first test against the Springboks on Saturday.   Speaking on Off The...

Rassie Erasmus explains why Cornal Hendricks did not make the Springbok squad

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has explained the omission of Bulls centre Cornal Hendricks from the 46-man Springbok squad for the British & Irish Lions series.   One of the biggest talking points after the...

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Cornal Hendricks

3 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are many reasons why sport captures the imagination of the public but none do so more than your classic Cinderella story. The type of story that can inspire your everyday man. One that...