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Trio to make their first starts for Ireland Women against Italy

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland Head Coach Adam Griggs has named his Match Day 23 for Saturday’s Women’s Six Nations Play-off game against Italy.   Griggs has made three changes to his starting XV for the visit...

Lee Blackett: Matteo Minozzi 'could've gone blind in one eye'

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italian fullback Matteo Minozzi 'could've gone blind in one eye', Wasps coach Lee Blackett has revealed.   The fullback missed Wasps' clash with Exeter Chiefs due to eye injury and...

CONFIRMED: Rainbow Cup to run as 'dual tournaments with no cross-hemisphere fixtures'

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 and SA Rugby have confirmed that the Rainbow Cup will no longer take place as planned.    The South African teams are unable to travel to the UK & Ireland and after 'colossal...

All Blacks set for two additional end-of-year tour tests - report

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The All Blacks could face off against a surprise opponent on their end-of-year tour this year.   The New Zealand Herald reports that the All Blacks could face Wales and the United...

Eight mouth-watering head to heads in the Champions Cup quarter-finals this weekend

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Just eight teams remain in the Champions Cup as they take the field this weekend to narrow that number to just four.    We have picked out eight of the best head to heads to keep an eye on...

Wales Women v Ireland Squad | 50 caps for Wilkins

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales full-back Robyn Wilkins will win her 50th cap against Ireland on Saturday.     Wilkins made her international debut as an 18-year-old against Italy in 2014 and has since been an ever-present...

Bath v London Irish: Redpath returns, Gigena starts

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Friday's Challenge Cup quarter-final between Bath and London Irish have been named.   Bath Rugby have made six changes for the clash at the Rec while Declan Kidney has handed Facundo...

Red Roses name team to play Italy

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Simon Middleton has named his England Women’s team to play Italy in their second Pool A Six Nations match this weekend.   The Red Roses visit Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, Parma...

Hamish Watson named Six Nations Player of the Championship

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland flanker Hamish Watson has been named Six Nations Player of the Championship by fans after winning the biggest ever vote for the award.   The 29-year-old put in a series of superb performances...

All Blacks captain Sam Cane suffers major injury

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks captain and flanker Sam Cane has revealed that he will be sidelined for up to six months with a pectoral muscle tear, ruling him out of Super Rugby and most of the international season.   Cane...