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Autumn Nations Cup

2020

Eight Players Set To Make Their B&I Lions Debut In Tour Opener

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has included eight potential Lions debutants in the Tour opener against the Lions.   The side captained by Stuart Hogg has four players set to make their...

Wales appoint Gareth Williams as assistant coach

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gareth Williams has been appointed to a full-time assistant coaching role with Six Nations champions Wales     Williams was part of Wayne Pivac's coaching team during the Six Nations and Autumn...

Jonathan Davies to captain Wales, five uncapped players included in the summer series squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021 Six Nations Champions will face three home games against Canada and Argentina this July and head coach Wayne Pivac has selected a squad that features experience as well as youth as he continues...

5 Facts on Duhan van der Merwe

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South African-born Edinburgh and Scotland powerhouse Duhan van der Merwe is included in the 37-man 2021 British & Irish Lions squad to face the world champion Springboks in July and August.       The...

Hamish Watson responds to claims that he is too small

4 months 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...

Townsend believes Lions' biggest strength is Warren Gatland

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions squad will be announced on Thursday amid much anticipation. The team will make history by playing a home test against Japan on 26 June before jetting off to South Africa to...

Scotland Confirm Summer Tour Plans

4 months 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,...

Tuilagi not thinking about Lions tour

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bruising England centre Manu Tuilagi says he is not focussing on the Lions tour as he works through his injury rehabilitation.    Tuilagi injured his Achilles tendon in September 2020 and has...

Warriors support Cornell du Preez call-up

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester Warriors can confirm that the club will release Cornell du Preez for international duty if he is called up for next weekend’s re-arranged Guinness Six Nations match against France in Paris.       Warriors have...

Scotland look to finish strongly against the Italians

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The end is nigh for the 2021 Six Nations and the final round will kick off at Murrayfield where the Scots will tackle Italy.   Gregor Townsend’s charges have had a good, competitive tournament,...