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Leinster gut out Munster win to set up Warriors final

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster gave it a great go, but Leinster have the chance to be crowned Pro14 champions once again.     Leinster's class ultimately shone through as they defeated Munster 24-9 to set up a...

Top Performers: Leinster v Munster

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jack Conan   Continues to go from strength to strength this season and remains the form 8 in the country. Conan’s impact off the base of the scrum and his ball carrying ability was at the...

Saracens confirm Vunipola facing three months out

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mako Vunipola is unlikely to play much part in England's Rugby World Cup warm-up matches after Saracens confirmed the prop will require "a minimum of three months to recover" from hamstring surgery.     The...

Top Three Battles: Glasgow v Ulster

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Matt Fagerson v Marcell Coetzee The rampaging No. 8 has been a breath of fresh air for the Irish province this season following an injury free period which has allowed him to showcase his world class...

Gregory and Koroi return for London Sevens

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Gregory and Vilimoni Koroi return from injury to bolster the travelling squad, while Sam Dickson, Trael Joass and Niko Jones are currently sidelined.   A six week break since the last tournament...

James Ryan picks up Player of the Year Award

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster and Ireland lock James Ryan has been named the Players’ Player of the Year at the 2019 Irish Rugby Players Awards in Dublin.   The 22-year-old Ryan has maintained a formidable presence...

Ireland Name Extended Squad Ahead Of The World Rugby U20 Championship

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland U20 Management team have named an extended squad of 33 players ahead of the World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina next month.   The squad will be further reduced next week as Head...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jesse Kriel snubs UK interest to sign Japanese deal   Following the news that Handre Pollard will leave the Bulls at the end of the season while RG Snyman is set to miss the 2020 season while off...

Ronan O’Gara weighing up his options with multiple offers on the table

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland standoff Ronan O’Gara has denied reports that he has already signed a contract with Top 14 side La Rochelle and has stated that there are several offers on the table.   Reports...

Rory Burke joins Connacht from Nottingham

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Burke was previously capped for Munster in the Pro14 championship before joining Nottingham in 2017. The 25 year old has gone on to feature prominently for the championship side. At international level,...