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Premiership Ins and Outs: A full list of the 2021/22 Transfers

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

      Premiership   Bath Players In: Johannes Jonker (Ealing Trailfinders), D'Arcy Rae (Glasgow Warriors), Will Butt (promoted from Academy), Arthur...

Italy name 34-man squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy have named a 34-man squad for the Pergine Valsugana scheduled from 21 to 25 June.    The squad contains 18 representatives from Benetton Rugby, 14 from Zebre and...

Franco Smith calls on experience for England clash

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy head coach Franco Smith has called on the experience of Carlo Canna and Andrea Lovotti for Italy's clash with England at Twickenham.   The pair have been recalled to the starting XV after...

Italy ditch dual playmakers for French Six Nations clash

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A youthful French side will host France in the opening Six Nations match of the year.   Franco Smith has rung the changes from the side that competed in the Autumn Nations Cup with one of the biggest...

The Falcons' talons are out for Cardiff Blues

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

People will be queuing up to see if Newcastle will begin their Challenge Cup campaign with the same gusto which they summoned to burst onto the scene in the Premiership. The Falcons face Cardiff Blues...

Monty Ioane to debut for Italy

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Bay of Plenty and Tasman Mako winger Monty Ioane will make his eagerly-awaited Italy debut in the Autumn Nations Cup on Saturday.   The Benetton winger became eligible last month and...

Italy change three for French Test

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Franco Smith has made three changes to his starting line-up for Italy’s final group game in the Autumn Nations Cup against France in Paris on Saturday.   The Azzurri are without Jake Polledri...

20 Year Old Italian Flyhalf Handed A Starting Debut Against Ireland

9 months ago by Ulitmate Rugby

20-year-old Benetton flyhalf Paolo Garbisi will make his test debut against Ireland on Saturday 24 October at Aviva Stadium.    The former u20 international has been a standout for...

No Parisse as Franco Smith names Italy training squad

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy head coach Franco Smith has named a 33-man training squad ahead of their Six Nations return later this month.   The Azzurri kick-start the resumption of this year’s Six Nations...

The New Look Tigers: How Leicester could line up when the Premiership returns

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

  An influx and exodus of talent at Welford Road will see a very different looking side turn out for the Tigers once the Premiership resumes on Friday 14 August.   The Tigers' first tasks...