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Rugby World Cup results according to World Rankings

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

If the latest World Rankings are anything to go by, Europe will have 5 teams in the Quarter Finals for the first time since 2003.     Ireland (2nd), Wales (3rd), England (4th), Scotland (6th)...

John Mitchell's playing and coaching career

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the reports that John Mitchell is set to leave Blue Bulls and fix his eyes on a defence coach role in England, we take a look at the 54-year-old's playing and coaching career...

Tuesday Morning Round Up

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

John Mitchell leaves Blue Bulls for England Former All Blacks coach John Mitchell will join England as their new defence coach as early as Sunday, according to Netwerk24.   The RFU reportedly...

Springboks climb to fifth in latest World Rugby rankings

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa's win over New Zealand in Wellington moving them up two places in the World Rugby Rankings to fifth, while Australia drop to an all-time low of seventh after losing to...

Five uncapped Ireland players to include in November Interationals

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Will Addison - Ulster Rugby The former Sale Sharks leader has already been included in Joe Schmidt's Ireland plans, joining the squad in Sydney over the summer and most recently in Carton House before...

Izack Rodda locked in until 2020

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Queensland Reds lock Izack Rodda will remain at Ballymore through to the end of 2020 after signing a new two-year deal with Queensland Rugby Union and Rugby Australia. Rodda had a standout season for...

Christian Cullen | All Blacks' lethal legend

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Competing in an Icons Series golf event alongside other rugby legends, Christian Cullen  reflects on his career, from a jaw-dropping arrival in test rugby to premature retirement in Ireland.

New Champions Cup logo unveiled

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the recent announcement of Heineken as title partner of the Champions Cup for the next four years, EPCR has developed a new visual identity for Europe’s blue-riband club rugby tournament.   The...

Former Leinster and Ireland international Dominic Ryan forced to retire due to concussion

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster confirmed the news this morning that the 28 year old flanker has been forced into retirement due to concussion. After joining Leicester Tigers in 2017, the former Leinster man only managed 4...

John Cooney signs new long-term deal at Ulster Rugby

1 week ago by Ulster Rugby

Ulster Rugby has announced that Ireland scrumhalf John Cooney has signed a three-year contract extension that will keep him at Kingspan Stadium until the summer of 2022. Cooney arrived at Kingspan Stadium...