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Six Nations: England's Daly ruled out for whole of tournament

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Elliot Daly has been ruled out of England's Six Nations campaign with a hamstring injury, his club Saracens have confirmed.   Versatile back Daly withdrew from England's squad on Tuesday ahead...

Connacht Rugby: New two-year deal for Sam Illo

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tighthead prop Sam Illo has renewed his contract for another two years, keeping him at Connacht Rugby until at least 2025.   Illo joined Connacht from Leinster in 2021 and has so far made 7 appearances....

South Africa to host next two World Rugby U20 Championships

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa will host the next two editions of the World Rugby U20 Championship, in 2023 and 2024, the global governing body and SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday, while Kenya was awarded the World Rugby...

DHL Stormers coach Dobson on the delights of touring

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

John Dobson is delighted with the challenge of the BKT United Rugby Championship, and that delight is not exclusive to the on-field battles. Dobson is loving the cultural experience that so few get to...

England men's U20 to play in returning World Rugby U20 Championship

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s U20 will compete in the World Rugby U20 Championship, which returns for the first time since 2019 following COVID-forced cancellations. The tournament features the world’s...

Connacht announces two-year contract for David Hawkshaw

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exciting 10-12 David Hawkshaw has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him at Connacht until the end of the 2024/25 season.  Hawkshaw joined from Leinster last summer and has made a major impact in...

New two-year deal for David Hawkshaw

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exciting 10-12 David Hawkshaw has signed a new two-year deal, keeping him at Connacht until the end of the 2024/25 season.   Hawkshaw joined from Leinster last summer and has made a major impact...

Connacht Rugby: Dylan Tierney-Martin signs three-year contract extension

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht have continued to build for the future with a three-year contract extension for Galway native Dylan Tierney-Martin.   Tierney-Martin made his debut in March 2021 against Scarlets and has...

EPCR has received a citing complaint against Piers Francis

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Francis is alleged to have tackled Glasgow centre, Sione Tuipulotu, in a dangerous manner in the 42nd minute of the match in contravention of Law 9.13.The complaint was made by the match Citing Commissioner,...

Six Nations Countdown: Brian O'Driscoll

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Thirteen days until the 2023 Six Nations gets underway and no better way than to highlight one of the greats. Brian O'Driscoll was one of the most feared midfielders of his time and went on to play well...