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Nigel Owens reaches unprecedented milestone

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Spirited Welsh referee Nigel Owens will reach his 100th test milestone when he takes charge of the France vs Italy test scheduled for November.   The 49 year old Owens is the most experienced member...

PRO14 Confirm Monday Night Rugby For The 2020/21 Season

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2020/21 Guinness PRO14 season will break new ground with the competition introducing prime-time Monday Night Rugby to its schedule for the upcoming season.   The new season is set to kick off...

Rescheduled Dates Confirmed for Women's Six Nations

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations has confirmed the remaining fixtures for the 2020 Women's Six Nations after the tournament was abruptly suspended in March.     “In rescheduling...

Rob Kearney calls time on brilliant career

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster’s sombre exit from the Champions Cup yesterday heralded the conclusion of a noteworthy rugby career, that of Rob Kearney’s.   Kearney attended Clongowes Wood College and was...

England to take major share of CVC deal

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England are set to take 31.4% of the commercial rights from the new deal with CVC for the Six Nations according to Bernard Laporte's opposition for the president of the French Rugby...

Daily Round-Up - 15 September 2020

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Virimi Vakatawa's next move?     French international Virimi Vakatawa is linked with a possible move to Gloucester after the club reportedly offered him a 'colossal' deal.     Jack...

England players agree pay cut

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The RFU has confirmed that as a result of the challenges posed by COVID-19, a one-year arrangement has been reached with the players accepting a 25% reduction in remuneration compared to the previous year.   Under...

Autumn Nations Cup goes behind Amazon paywall

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Amazon Prime has been unveiled as the broadcast partner for the new Autumn Nations Cup in November.      The streaming services will broadcast 14 of the 16 matches in...

Details Of The New Autumn Nations Cup Revealed

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Details of the 2020 Autumn Nations Cup, as well as the fixtures for the remainder of the 2020 Test Window, have been confirmed.   England will play four matches, including three Quilter Internationals,...

2023 World Cup draw postponed

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Originally set down for 30 November, the draw for the 2023 World Cup in France has been shifted to 14 December, according to a report in rugby365.com.   The postponement is due to complications...