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Thursday Morning Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former France Captain Retires   Former France captain and hooker Dimitri Szarzewski has announced his retirement from all rugby due to the effects of an accumulation of injuries.   "All these...

Ackermann commits to Gloucester long-term

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester have confirmed that Johan Ackermann has signed a new contract to remain with the club after a hugely successful season.   Ackermann has made a significant impact in a less than two...

Scarlets appoint Richard Whiffin to complete new-look coaching team

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Scarlets have completed their coaching team for next season with the appointment of Richard Whiffin as assistant attack coach.   Whiffin has been head coach of the Gloucester Academy for the...

England men U20s squad update for World Rugby U20 Championship

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men U20s head coach Steve Bates has updated the original 28-player squad ahead of the World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina.   Bates’ side travel to Argentina on 30 May for the...

Tuesday Morning Round Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mario Sagario calls time on Uruguay career     Mario Sagario has called time on his international career, confirms Americas Rugby News.     In a brief statement on social...

Premiership Semi-Final Highlights: Saracens v Gloucester

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens go to another Premiership final. They were outstanding throughout the game and Gloucester just didn't have an answer. Gloucester came back into it, but only to make the scoreboard look better. Gloucester had no answer for Saracens...

England name exciting squad to face the Barbarians

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England XV head coach Jim Mallinder has named his squad to begin preparations for the match against the Barbarians on Sunday 2 June at Twickenham Stadium.   23 players will assemble today at the...

Barbarians finalise squad for Twickenham clash

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pat Lam has finalised his 23-man Barbarians squad to face England at Twickenham on Sunday.   Nine countries are represented in the side as well as 11 clubs.   The likes of Mark Atkinson (Gloucester)...

Monday Morning Round Up

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bayonne promoted to Top 14     A last-minute penalty goal from Martin Bustos Moyano secured Bayonne's promotion back to the Top 14 after beating Brive 21-19 on Sunday.   The...

Player Ratings: Saracens v Gloucester

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens booked their place in the final at Twickenham with a stellar team performance to smash Gloucester 44-19 at Allianz Park.   Here is our player ratings from the semi-final   Saracens   1....