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France eye overseas trio for top job post World Cup

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Jacques Brunel struggling to produce results since taking over as the France head coach, FFR rugby boss Bernard Laporte has reportedly drawn up a list of three potential candidates, all from...

Wayne Barnes opens up on his biggest mistake

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England Test referee Wayne Barnes acknowledged that the missed forward pass during the 2007 Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against the All Blacks in Cardiff was the 'most high-profile mistake' of his career.   Barnes...

Edwards muses on convenience of 'hypothetical' England job

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Shaun Edwards indicated a job with England would be convenient given his proximity to Twickenham, yet he noted talk of a role with the Rugby Football Union (RFU) was "just hypothetical".   Despite...

Clinical Exeter beat Bath to seal play-off spot

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs became the first team to seal a Premiership play-off spot and stretched their lead at the top of the table to nine points with a 29-10 bonus-point defeat of Bath at Sandy Park.  Rob...

The Relegation Battle: Gallagher Premiership

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

10th Leicester Tigers - 34 points Games Remaining: Exeter (H) Newcastle (A) Bristol Bears (H) Harlequins (A) Bath (H)   11th Worcester - 32 points Wasps (A) Sale (H) Gloucester (H) Northampton...

Newcastle v Sale Sharks - Top Performers

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tane Takulua  The Tongan scrum-half kicked 17 points to earn a much needed win for the Falcons at St. James' Park. He was a constant threat around the fringes, creating spaces for his runners and...

Exeter Chiefs sign Scarlets lock

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs have made Scarlets lock Tom Price their third new arrival ahead of the 2019/20 season, joining the Devon club on a two-year deal.     Exeter Chiefs have bolstered...

Saracens vs. Harlequins Top Performers

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Will Skelton   The powerful Wallaby produced a master class against Harlequins at the London Stadium in a hard fought win for Saracens. Skelton crossed the white wash for his first two tries for...

Northampton expect Hartley return this season

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England captain Dylan Hartley missed the Six Nations with a knee injury, but Northampton Saints expect him back this season.     Dylan Hartley is expected to return to action for Northampton...

Northampton's fast start sees off Leicester

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers had no response after Northampton Saints raced clear in the first half of Friday's Premiership grudge match.       Northampton Saints produced a stylish first-half...