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Negri & Lazzaroni sign new deals with Benetton

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby has today confirmed that duo Sebastian Negri and Marco Lazzaroni have signed new deals and will remain with the club until 30 June 2022 and 30 June 2023, respectively.   Negri received...

Rankings race kicks off ahead of Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have confirmed that the Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw will take place in Paris after the November 2020 international window.       France...

Wales Women name their side

22 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jasmine Joyce and Hannah Jones have been named in the Wales Women starting line-up for Sunday’s Women’s Six Nations Championship opener against Italy at Cardiff Arms Park (1pm). The experienced...

Cotter Appointed Fiji Head Coach

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Rugby Union have announced the appointment of New Zealander Vern Cotter as the incoming Fiji Head Coach.     The two-time Super Rugby and Top 14 Championship winner will take the reins...

Duncan Weir wins Scotland recall

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warriors’ fly-half Duncan Weir has been called into Scotland’s squad for next week’s Six Nations opener against Ireland in Dublin.     Weir will play for Warriors in Saturday’s...

Williams out of Italy clash, Rees-Zammit boost for Wales

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wayne Pivac is hoping Liam Williams will make his comeback from an ankle injury in the second round of the Six Nations against Ireland.     Wales full-back Liam Williams will miss the first...

New Ireland call ups impress in the Champions Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell included five uncapped players in his Ireland squad for the 2020 Six Nations with Ulster’s Billy Burns and Tom O’Toole and the Leinster trio Max Deegan, Caelan Doris and Ronan...

Ireland name 5 uncapped players for 2020 Six Nations

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell has named a 35 player squad which will be captained by Johnny Sexton for the upcoming 2020 Six Nations Championship.     There are five uncapped players...

Six Nations: A look back at the 2019 Top Performers

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the 2020 tournament weeks away and a RWC between we have a look back at the top performers in the Wales Grand Slam win   Top Points Scorers:   England's Owen Farrell topped the charts...

Pools & schedule announced for World Rugby U20 Championship 2020

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The future stars of rugby will converge on Italy for the 13th edition of the World Rugby U20 Championship from 28 June to 18 July, 2020 after World Rugby and the Federazione Italiana Rugby (FIR) announced...