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PRO 14 Highlights: Leinster Rugby Vs Ulster Rugby

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster bounced back from their defeat to Connacht with a crucial 24-12 home win over Conference leaders Ulster. John Cooney opened the scoring for Ulster with a penalty 15 minutes in to lead 3-0. Johnny...

PRO 14 Irish Derbies Review Plus TOTW

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend we saw two Irish derbies in the Guinness Pro 14 competition and here is how they both played out.    Connacht vs Munster   Munster survived a late onslaught to hold on for...

Leinster Sink Ulster At The RDS

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster bounced back from their defeat to Connacht with a crucial 24-12 home win over Conference leaders Ulster. John Cooney opened the scoring for Ulster with a penalty 15 minutes in to lead 3-0. Johnny...

Mathieu Jalibert upstages Louis Carbonel as race for French #10 jersey heats up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday's opening Top 14 game doubled up as a trial match for the two leading contenders for the French starting 10 jersey with Romain Ntamack likely to miss the opening stages of the Six Nations.   Bordeaux...

Lions Legends - Keith Wood

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

“Uncle Fester” and “The Raging Potato”- names given to former Ireland and British & Irish Lions (Lions) hooker, Keith Wood, whose bald head, cheeky smile and courageous play...

Biggar shines as Saints end losing streak

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and Northampton fly-half Dan Biggar was a stand-out performer as his side finally cut the head off a 12-game losing streak as they downed Worcester 29-10 at Franklin’s Gardens yesterday.   Biggar...

Ultimate Rugby's Users' Southern Hemisphere Test XV

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Using the data on the Ultimate Rugby App since the App was released, we reveal the Southern Hemisphere XV of player's favourited on the App.   Although the squad is heavily skewed in favour...

Edinburgh Edged Sale By The Tightest Of Margins

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh edged the Sale Sharks by the slightest of margins with a 16-15 away win in round 2 of the Champions Cup. Edinburgh had a chance to open the scoring with a penalty just three minutes in, but...

Top 14 - France's finest ready themselves for battle in Round 11

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 11 of the French Top 14 kicks off this evening with a cracker as Clermont host Montpellier at Stade Marcel Michelin. Clermont enjoyed a good win in Round 10, thumping Castres 40-14, while Montpellier...

Ireland not going backwards, says Sexton

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary Irish fly-half and captain Johnny Sexton has come out in strong defence of his team and coach, stressing that he does not believe that Ireland have gone backwards under head coach Andy Farrell...