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Memories of 2015 still linger for Vunipola as England begin World Cup year

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Billy Vunipola will take more motivation from England's response to the 2015 Rugby World Cup than from the disappointment.         The hurt of England's 2015 Rugby World Cup...

Ireland U20 Squad Announced For Six Nations

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland U20 squad has been confirmed for the 2019 U20 Six Nations Championship by Head Coach Noel McNamara.   The 40-man squad features 5 players who were capped across last season's U20...

Pat Lambie To Call It A Day

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok and Racing 92 flyhalf Pat Lambie is reportedly set to announce his retirement from rugby.     Reports in France suggest that Lambie is considering ending his career due...

Vunipola Backs Farrell To Thrive as England Captain

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Owen Farrell can thrive as captain in the absence of Dylan Hartley as England begin their Six Nations campaign against Ireland.     Billy Vunipola says the absence of Dylan Hartley through...

Eddie Jones comments on Dylan Hartley’s absence

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Owen Farrell will be England's sole captain against Ireland, with Dylan Hartley unavailable for the start of the Six Nations due to injury. Co-captain Dylan Hartley has been left out of England's training...

England squad named ahead of Ireland Test

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 35-man squad to begin preparations to play Ireland in their opening Guinness Six Nations match in Dublin on 2 February 2019.           Props...

3 uncapped players named in Ireland Squad for 6 Nations

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have included three uncapped players in their squad for the opening two rounds of the Six Nations.     The 38-man squad includes uncapped Connacht trio of Caolin Blade, Jack Carty...

Ian Keatley signs for Benetton Treviso

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster Rugby have confirmed that out-half Ian Keatley will depart the province for Italian Guinness PRO14 side Benetton Rugby at the end of the season.       Keatley joined Munster...

Andy Friend backs Connacht duo to do Ireland proud if selected

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht coach Andy Friend said that his scrum-half Caolin Blade and centre Tom Farrell are fired-up and ready to answer Ireland’s call if they received a call up to Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad...

McGrath to miss Six Nations, Sexton nearing fitness

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster scrum-half Luke McGrath will miss Ireland's Six Nations campaign after being ruled out for up to eight weeks with a knee ligament injury. The 25-year-old sustained the issue in Saturday's 29-13...