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Api Ratuniyarawa handed 4-week ban

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints lock Api Ratuniyarawa has been given a four-week suspension from playing by an independent disciplinary panel, and will miss the Club's matches against Bristol Bears, Exeter...

Matt Kvesic citing charge dismissed

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The charge against Exeter back-row Matt Kvesic for allegedly striking an opponent with his knee has been dismissed by a disciplinary panel.     He was cited by an independent citing commissioner following the...

McKenzie returns as Gatland looks for a strong finish to his first game in charge of the Chiefs

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland has named his side first side of the 2020 season which will face the Blues at Eden Park.   The selected twenty-three will see three debutants in Waikato centre Quinn...

Joe Marchant handed starting Super Rugby debut as Ioane hits 50

10 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six players will make their debuts in an exciting Blues side that includes All Black Rieko Ioane who will play his 50th game for the club for the Super Rugby opener against the Chiefs at Eden Park...

European Player of the Year award 2020 – nominees announced

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the Year 2020 award have today been announced.   Leinster Rugby, the No 1-ranked club going into the Champions Cup quarter-finals have three...

Weekend Round Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish strike late to thwart Saints' summit bid     Dave Porecki's last-gasp try prevented 14-man Northampton Saints from going top of the Premiership as London Irish secured a thrilling...

Sale hold firm to down Premiership leaders Exeter as Wasps stun Worcester

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks survived a second-half fightback from Exeter Chiefs to secure a hard-earned 22-19 victory over the Premiership leaders.     Having headed into Saturday's encounter on the south...

Snubbed England No.8's shine in the Premiership

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones raised a few eyebrows when he named his England squad for the 2020 Six Nations as he didn't name an out and out no.8 in the squad despite Billy Vunipola being ruled out of the competition.   Jones...

Sale hold firm to down Premiership leaders Exeter as Wasps stun Worcester

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs rallied in the second half against Sale Sharks, but the Premiership leaders still slipped to a first defeat since November.     Sale Sharks survived a second-half fightback...

Joe Simmonds handed three-week ban

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs Joe Simmonds has been suspended until Monday, February 17 after a citing charge against him was upheld by EPCR disciplinary panel.      Exeter...