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Owen Farrell walks in Johhny Sexton's boots

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Owen Farrell is helping Saracens prepare for the Champions Cup quarter-final against Leinster by assuming Johnny Sexton’s role in training this week despite his suspension.     The...

McCall ponders Vunipola at 10 for Leinster game

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The suspension of England stand-off Owen Farrell has Saracens boss Mark McCall plotting the immediate future of the fly-half berth in his team.   "We’ve got two choices - to move Goodey (Alex...

Brave Blossoms cancel all activities for 2020

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japan Rugby Football Union confirmed Monday that the Brave Blossoms will not be in action in 2020, citing a lack of preparation needed to take on Tier 1 nations and continued uncertainty regarding...

Victor Matfield offers thoughts on 2021 Lions Tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

During an interview with SA Rugby Podcast, 2007 World Cup winner Victor Matfield pointed out some noteworthy similarities, regarding the Springboks, between the 2009 Lions tour to South Africa and the...

WATCH: Cheslin Kolbe skins the La Rochelle defence to score a blinder

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cheslin Kolbe got Toulouse off to a perfect start on Saturday against La Rochelle scoring in the 11th minute of the game as he strolled in from a neat set-piece.   However, the Springbok...

Premiership | Sale Sharks v Bath line ups and preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The plucky Bath outfit will march on AJ Bell Stadium on Sunday with the goal of breaking into the top four on the standings as they attempt to outfox a sturdy Sale Sharks.   Bath have had a good...

England players agree pay cut

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The RFU has confirmed that as a result of the challenges posed by COVID-19, a one-year arrangement has been reached with the players accepting a 25% reduction in remuneration compared to the previous year.   Under...

Premiership | Saracens vs Exeter Chiefs lineups & preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate game of the round takes the form of Saracens hosting the table-topping Exeter Chiefs at Allianz Park on Sunday evening.     While Saracens are out of the running as far as...

Autumn Nations Cup goes behind Amazon paywall

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Amazon Prime has been unveiled as the broadcast partner for the new Autumn Nations Cup in November.      The streaming services will broadcast 14 of the 16 matches in...

Details Of The New Autumn Nations Cup Revealed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Details of the 2020 Autumn Nations Cup, as well as the fixtures for the remainder of the 2020 Test Window, have been confirmed.   England will play four matches, including three Quilter Internationals,...