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2021/22 Champions Cup Pools Confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup pools for the 2021/22 season have been confirmed.    The 24 have been placed into one of four tiers based on their ranking, with the draw placing clubs into two...

Latest World Rankings: Wales Fall, Argentina Rise

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the weekend's test action, Wales have fallen to ninth on the World Rugby Rankings with Argentina moving into their highest position since June 2016.   Los Pumas' 33-11 in Cardiff...

Wales & Lions legends Warburton & Roberts pick their Lions starting XVs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Recently, two big names within the game of rugby have picked their ideal starting British & Irish Lions XV.    Wales and Lions legends, Jamie Roberts and Sam Warburton, both put down the...

Marcus Smith starts against Stormers, Alun Wyn Jones returns

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has named his team to play the DHL Stormers at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday 17 July (kick off 5pm BST). Following a period of isolation in Johannesburg,...

Wales make seven changes for series decider against Argentina

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have made seven changes for their Summer Internationals decider against Argentina at Principality Stadium on Saturday (3pm).     Following last weekend’s 20-20 draw with...

Farrell & Williams drafted in for South Africa 'A' clash

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Owen Farrell (Saracens, England) will replace Dan Biggar (Northampton Saints, Wales) in the starting XV for tonight’s clash with South Africa ‘A’ at Cape Town Stadium.   The England...

Champions Cup pool draw update

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool draw for the 2021/22 Heineken Champions Cup will be staged in Lausanne, Switzerland next Wednesday (July 21) at noon (UK time).     The draw will be live-streamed on HeinekenChampionsCup.com...

England U20 Complete Grand Slam

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England U20 Men completed the Under 20 Six Nations Grand Slam after a bonus-point 27-17 win over Italy.   Coming into the game off the back of four bonus-point wins in the first four rounds, England...

Dickens names England U20 team for final 2021 Six Nations match v Italy

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s U20 head coach Alan Dickens has named his side to play Italy on Tuesday in the fifth and final round of the U20 Six Nations (KO 1.45pm BST LIVE on EnglandRugby.com Six Nations YouTube...

Conor Murray to lead B&I Lions against South Africa 'A'

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has named his team to play South Africa ‘A’ at Cape Town Stadium on Wednesday 14 July (kick off 7pm BST). Tour captain Conor...