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Saints sign Academy centre Reuben Bird-Tulloch

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints today announce that Reuben Bird-Tulloch will join the Club’s Senior Academy for the 2019/20 season.   The English centre will be making the switch to Franklin’s Gardens...

Andy Friend backs Connacht duo to do Ireland proud if selected

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht coach Andy Friend said that his scrum-half Caolin Blade and centre Tom Farrell are fired-up and ready to answer Ireland’s call if they received a call up to Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad...

Wade needs to learn quickly if he's to make NFL switch a success, says Sanu

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mohamed Sanu says Christian Wade needs to adapt quickly if he is to make a successful switch from rugby union to the NFL.     Christian Wade could have a shot at making a successful transition...

Ford: People obsess over Farrell fly-half battle

18 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

George Ford says his battle with Owen Farrell for England's number 10 jersey has become an "obsession" for people outside the England camp over recent years. Farrell had generally been utilised as a centre...

Willie Le Roux to leave Wasps at the end of the season

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hot on the heels of Nathan Hughes' Bristol Bears capture, Wasps have confirmed that Willie Le Roux will also be leaving the Club at the end of the season.   Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young said:...

Nathan Hughes leaves Wasps for Bristol

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England international Nathan Hughes will join Bristol Bears ahead of the 2019/20 campaign, the club has today confirmed.   😃 This one is so good even Meg Ryan appreciates it 🔥 UP THE BEARS!...

Harrison re-signs with Saints

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Teimana Harrison has signed a contract extension with Northampton Saints which will see him stay at Franklin’s Gardens until at least 2022, the Club has confirmed.     The 26-year-old...

O'Mahony in Doubt for Exeter Showdown

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster captain Peter O'Mahony will have a scan on the rib injury he sustained at Kingsholm on Friday night, but the Munster captain is a major doubt for this weekend’s Champions Cup showdown against...

As It Stands: Selecting a Ireland XV to face England in Six Nations

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Front Row - 1) Cian Healy, 2) Rory Best, 3) Tadhg Furlong The same combination started in 3 of the 5 games during Ireland's 2018 Six Nations Grand Slam success. Ireland's front row won 36/37 scrums...

Champions Cup Round 5 Team of the Week

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

1) Mako Vunipola - Saracens Rugby Another brilliant performance from the England international prop. He showed his deft handling to send Jackson Wray away for Saracens second try.the loosehead was excellent...