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Eddie Jones trims his squad ahead Autumn Nations Cup Finale

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have retained a 27-player squad for this weekend’s Quilter International against France.    Eddie Jones’s side will take on France at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday (2pm KO)...

"I don't see any reason to stop" - Johnny Sexton

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton has set his sights on featuring at the 2023 Rugby World Cup and says being written off fuels his motivation to keep going.   Sexton has been his country's...

Ireland not going backwards, says Sexton

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary Irish fly-half and captain Johnny Sexton has come out in strong defence of his team and coach, stressing that he does not believe that Ireland have gone backwards under head coach Andy Farrell...

England squad update - France test week

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have gathered at their training base as they prepare for this weekend’s Quilter International against France.    Jones has assembled a squad of 33 players for the match –...

Autumn Nations Cup's top stats performers - most tackles, running metres & more

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate round of the Autumn Nations Cup concluded yesterday with Ireland defeating Georgia 23-10 at the Aviva Stadium. The other results saw the English put Wales away 24-13 at Parc Y Scarlets...

Ireland have 'no intention' of changing selection policies

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora says they have no plans to change their selection policies if high-profile players depart the provincial setup next season.   Ireland do not select players...

Match officials for Autumn Nations Cup finals weekend confirmed

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match officials for the Autumn Nations Cup finals weekend.   Andrew Brace (Ireland) will take charge of the first-place play-off between England and France...

Jonathan Sexton set to return for play-off clash

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland captain and flyhalf Jonathan Sexton is set to return for Ireland's final Autumn Nations Cup clash against Scotland this weekend.   Sexton suffered a hamstring injury and missed Ireland's...

IRFU blocking provinces from negotiating new contracts

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership and TOP14 clubs are busy recruiting for the 2020/21 seasons but the IRFU are blocking the Provinces from negotiating new contracts, says Agent Niall Woods.    A former Ireland...