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Saints legend Wood signs contract extension

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints flanker Tom Wood will continue playing at Franklin’s Gardens next season after signing an extension to his contract.     The 34-year-old flanker has turned out 226...

Manu Tuilagi ruled out of first start in 8 months

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manu Tuilagi will miss his first chance to start in eight months after being ruled out of Sale Sharks' clash with Harlequins.    Sale Sharks confirmed the news on Friday with the statement...

England boss impressed by the development of Marcus Smith

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has praised the improvement of Harlequins pivot Marcus Smith describing the 22-year-old's development as "really positive".   "I think he is getting a nice...

Manu Tuilagi 'fit and ready to go' for England

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Manu Tuilagi says he is "fit and ready to go" if required for a resumption of his Test career this summer.     Tuilagi made his long-awaited return from an Achilles injury, he suffered...

Pieter-Steph du Toit picks his top 5 players in the world

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup-winning flanker and the 2019 World Player of the Year, Pieter-Steph du Toit has named the five players who he rates most highly at the moment.   The Stormers and South African...

Eddie Jones to name England squad next week

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones will name his squad for the Summer tests against the USA and Canada next week Thursday.   Jones will be without the likes of Mako Vunipola, Maro Itoje, Jamie George,...

Eddie Jones defends Japan trip

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has broken his silence over the criticism aimed his way over his trip to Japan.   Jones came under fire in April for linking up with Suntory Sungoliath in Tokyo during...

Paolo Odogwu faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps utility back Paolo Odogwu looks set to spend a lengthy spell on the sidelines after the club confirmed that he has torn an Anterior Cruciate Ligament.   Wasps confirmed the news...

Canada name extended 40-man squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canada has announced the Men's Rugby Team's Extended 40 Man Roster for the Men’s 15s July & Fall Test windows.     The travelling roster for the July matches in the UK will be...

Gloucester vs Bath derby called off

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

An outbreak of Covid-19 in the Gloucester camp has led to the Premiership seeing fit to call off this weekend’s west-country derby between the Cherry & Whites and Bath.     Gloucester...