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Mack Hansen & Catherine Martin named 2021/22 Connacht Players of the Year

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mack Hansen and Catherine Martin were the big winners at last night’s annual Connacht Rugby Awards Ball, with the pair named Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year for 2021/22. The...

Cian Prendergast signs long-term Connacht contract until 2025

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce that Cian Prendergast has signed a long-term deal with the club until 2025.     Prendergast had 12 months remaining on his initial deal, but like Mack...

Team News: 50 Up for O'Brien, Toulouse make three changes

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster and Toulouse have named their matchday 23s for the Champions Cup semi-final clash at Aviva Stadium (KO 3pm – LIVE on BT Sport and RTÉ Radio One).     Leinster...

Laurent Labit hints that Antoine Dupont could feature at flyhalf for France

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

France coach Laurent Labit has hinted that Antoine Dupont could feature at flyhalf for France in the future.   The 2021 World Rugby Player of the Year captained France to a Six Nations Grand...

Eleven Tigers re-sign with Leicester, one new signing confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have agreed new deals with five members of the club's senior squad as well as six Academy players.     Chris Ashton, Sean Jansen, Kini Murimurivalu, Harry Simmons and Richard...

Ireland confirm November Tests

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell’s Ireland will take on World Champions South Africa this November as the Springboks play in Dublin for the first time in five years as part of the 2022 Autumn Nations Series at Aviva...

World Rugby confirm Rugby World Cup hosts through to 2033

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has confirmed the locations for the next three women’s and two men’s Rugby World Cups as it accelerates global development and growth.   At its Annual Meeting in Dublin,...

Josh van der Flier Origins

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tom Savage of TRK chats to RugbyBits about why he started this rumour on Josh van der Flier and his surprise at the longevity   to

Agustin Creevy suspended for pulling Etzebeth's hair

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish hooker Agustin Creevy has been suspended for one week following an independent Disciplinary Hearing arising from his club’s EPCR Challenge Cup quarter-final match against RC Toulon at...

Mack Hansen signs new long-term deal with Connacht Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby have announced that Irish international Mack Hansen has committed his long-term future to the club by signing a new contract until 2025.   Hansen had 12 months remaining on his...