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Dan Kelly withdrawn from the England squad

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dan Kelly has been withdrawn from the England squad who are preparing to play Scotland this weekend in the Six Nations with a thigh injury.   Guy Porter has been called up by head coach Steve Borthwick. ...

Tom Stewart Joins Ireland Squad in Portugal as Wales Prep Intensifies

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Tom Stewart has joined the Ireland squad in Quinta do Lago to provide additional cover following a hamstring issue picked up by Ronan Kelleher. Kelleher will be managed by...

RFU Annual Report 2021-22

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) Annual Report has been published today. The report shows significantly higher reported revenues for the year at £189.1m (£97m in prior year).  An operating...

Six Nations Countdown: The Championship's Top 5 Points Scorers

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations has been fortunate enough to host some of the game’s most prolific points scorers.   With 5 days left until the 2023 tournament gets underway, we take a look at the top 5 names...

URC - Round 13 Wrap Up

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

THE SECRET TO SMITH’S SUCCESS Franco Smith continues to work his magic with Glasgow Warriors who extended their unbeaten run in all competitions to nine matches with a 42-28 bonus point victory...

England Squad Update - Calcutta Cup

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Steve Borthwick has confirmed his 36-player squad for this weekend’s Guinness Six Nations opener against Scotland.England will take on Scotland in the historic Calcutta Cup at...

Six Nations Countdown: 6 Great Championship Clashes

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the 2023 Six nations Championship in sight, we look back on six titanic clashes reminding us of the wonderful contribution this competition makes to the game of rugby.   Number 6: 2010: Wales...

Six Nations: England's Daly ruled out for whole of tournament

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Elliot Daly has been ruled out of England's Six Nations campaign with a hamstring injury, his club Saracens have confirmed.   Versatile back Daly withdrew from England's squad on Tuesday ahead...

RFU issues statement over new tackle laws

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The RFU Board, Council and executive staff apologise for the anger and concern that has been created among the rugby community by announcing the decision to lower the tackle height from next season. In...

Bulls secure Jannes Kirsten’s signature

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls are happy to announce the signing of Premiership and Champions Cup winner, Jannes Kirsten. The multifaceted forward will join the Pretoria-based Vodacom Bulls from 1 July 2023 with his...