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Analysis: What makes a flanker effective in the modern game?

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations is just a few days away! It's been around three months since our last taste of Test Rugby and as always the Six Nations provides plenty of excitement for teams and fans alike.   As...

Six Nations: Brian O'Driscoll's Players to Watch

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brian O'Driscoll highlights three players he feels will make an impact for their sides.                Alexandre Fischer: Clermont & France   As...

European Player of the Year award 2020 – nominees announced

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the Year 2020 award have today been announced.   Leinster Rugby, the No 1-ranked club going into the Champions Cup quarter-finals have three...

Weekend Round Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish strike late to thwart Saints' summit bid     Dave Porecki's last-gasp try prevented 14-man Northampton Saints from going top of the Premiership as London Irish secured a thrilling...

Top 14: Leaders Lyon bounce back from European disappointment

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lyon quickly put their European Champions Cup disappointment behind them to return to the Top 14 summit with a comfortable home victory over Toulon on Saturday.     The domestic league leaders...

Predicted: How Ireland could line up in the Six Nations opener

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland kick off a new era on Saturday 1 February with Andy Farrell taking charge of his first game as the new Irish head coach as they host Scotland.   The former defence coach will name his...

Leaders Lyon bounce back from European disappointment

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Top 14 front-runners Lyon won again, while La Rochelle's Arthur Retiere grabbed a hat-trick and Brive left it late.     Lyon quickly put their European Champions Cup disappointment behind...

Sexton and Larmour provide Six Nations boost for Ireland

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton expects to lead Ireland against Scotland in Dublin and Jordan Larmour is expected to be in contention.     Captain Johnny Sexton and wing Jordan Larmour are expected to be...

Highlights: Benetton 18-0 Leinster

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster win a scrappy and rather poor game but guarantee themselves a home Quarter Final as they ground out a hard win in Italy. McGrath bagged man of the match with a great performance supported well...

Weekend Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sunwolves have announced they have signed Tautalatasi Tasi for the 2020 Super Rugby season     Tasi joined the Rebels in 2019 with Quade Cooper as an extended pre-season squad member, making...