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Connacht sign Bristol Bears lock Joyce

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby have announced the signing of Bristol Bears second-row Joe Joyce for the start of the 2023/24 season.   The 28-year-old will make the move to Connacht after he completes...

A look at the five uncapped players in the Ireland squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland boss Andy Farrell has named his squad to tour New Zealand next month and has included five uncapped names among his troops, representing three of the four provinces.    The Leinster...

Five uncapped players included in Ireland's 40-man squad for New Zealand tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland Head Coach Andy Farrell has named an extended 40-player squad for the five game Tour of New Zealand this summer.     Johnny Sexton will captain the squad in what...

2022/23 EPCR tournament formats and qualifiers confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the landmark announcement of the inclusion of the leading South African clubs in its tournaments, EPCR is pleased to confirm the formats and qualifiers for next season’s expanded Heineken...

Jack Carty to miss New Zealand tour

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht and Ireland flyhalf Jack Carty is set to miss the upcoming tour to New Zealand as he recovers from recent wrist surgery.    He is a significant loss for Ireland after some noteworthy...

Premiership Rugby Team News and Lineups

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final round of the 2021/22 Premiership Rugby season is upon us.   Here are how the teams' lineups.     Exeter Chiefs v Harlequins Team news for the Chiefs sees England...

Looking ahead to the URC quarters

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster vs Munster:  The quarters will open with an Irish derby as Munster look to pick up what has been a somewhat sterile season for them as they travel to Kingspan Stadium to take on Ulster.    Munster...

Defeated Leinster dominate tournament statistics

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby produced some scintillating rugby on their way to this season’s Heineken Champions Cup final. Although the Irish province were defeated by Stade Rochelais in the showpiece game in...

Ulster & Munster's Road To The URC Play-Offs

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of their clash in the United Rugby Championship quarter-finals, we take a look at Ulster & Munster's route to the knockouts.   SEASON SNAPSHOT   But for the distraction of Champions...

There’s Nothing False About Ulster’s Rob Herring

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wikipedia describes a red herring as something that misleads or distracts from a relevant or important question. It may be either a logical fallacy or a literary device that leads readers or audiences...