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Knee injury rules Vakatawa out of French training camp

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

French midfielder Virimi Vakatawa appears to be out of France’s Six Nations training camp ahead of their opener against Italy on 6 February after the 28 year-old suffered an injury over the weekend.   Vakatawa’s...

Alldritt to feature for La Rochelle tonight despite being ruled out of 6 Nations start

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Yesterday (Thursday) it was announced that French number 8 Gregory Alldritt had been ruled out of France’s Round 1 Six Nations clash with Italy on the 6th of February due to injury.   Today,...

Alldritt ruled out of Six Nations Round 1 clash

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hard-running French number 8 Gregory Alldritt has been ruled out of France’s Six Nations opener against Italy on 6 February.   Alldritt sustained an injury in training and is set to be replaced...

Ramos out, Rattez in

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

France and Toulon winger Thomas Ramos has withdrawn from the French Six Nations squad and will be replaced by Vincent Rattez.     Rattez, who has notched up 8 test caps since 2017, started...

Blair Kinghorn pens new Edinburgh deal

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh and Scotland outside back Blair Kinghorn celebrated his 24th birthday in style today with a new contract extension with his hometown team.   Kinghorn first signed professional terms off...

Former All Black Tamati Ellison joins Crusaders coaching group

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Crusaders have confirmed the appointment of a fifth coach for the 2021 Sky Super Rugby season, with former All Black and Hurricanes utility, Tamati Ellison, joining the squad today. Ellison will fill...

CVC's Six Nations deal approved by French Board

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The French Rugby Federation (FFR) announced on Saturday that its has approved a private equity firm's investment in the Six Nations.   CVC Capital Partners will take a 14.3% stake in the annual...

Duncan Weir returns to Glasgow Warriors

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland fly-half Duncan Weir will return to his first professional club this summer, after putting pen to paper on a long-term deal with Glasgow Warriors.   It marks a homecoming for the 29-year-old,...

Six Nations unions set for a much-needed cash boost

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations is set for a much-needed cash boost with the sale of 14.5 per cent of their commercial rights for £365million to CVC Capital partners to be completed later this month.   According...

Galthie names 37-man squad for 2021 Six Nations

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

France has named a 37-man squad which sees Racing 92 winger Taofifenua being rewarded for his eight tries in 11 matches this season while centre Delbouis, 21, has also been selected ahead of Les Bleus’...