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Barclay to make long-awaited Edinburgh bow

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

John Barclay will be looking to make up for lost time when he comes up against the European champions on Friday.       Scotland captain John Barclay will make his long-awaited Edinburgh...

Ireland Fringe Players That Have Enhanced Their World Cup Claims

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dave Kilcoyne The Munster prop played four games in the Six Nations under Declan Kidney but had to wait until this year's tournament to add to that total. He made five appearances off the bench as he...

Is McCaffrey the solution to the Wallabies back row?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are bound to be numerous changes in the Wallabies set-up under new Director of Rugby Scott Johnson with Stephen Larkham already falling victim to one of those changes.     One of...

Leo Cullen signs new contract with Leinster

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby and the IRFU have this afternoon confirmed a contract extension for Leinster Rugby Head Coach Leo Cullen.     Cullen, who won 221 caps for Leinster and was captain of three...

Six Nations: Ireland Name Team To Face Wales

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland coaching group have named the match day squad to face Wales at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday afternoon.   Rory Best will lead the team out on his 64th and final 6 Nations appearance with...

Player Ratings: Ireland vs. France

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cian Healy (7) - Busy 50 minute effort, carried strong on 6 occasions to get Ireland momentum on the gainline. Made 8 tackles and showed why is he still one the best in the business.   Rory Best...

Cheetahs Prop Ox Nche handed hefty ban for a dangerous challenge

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheetahs will be without loosehead prop Ox Nche until the Pro14 final after he was given an eight-week suspension for a dangerous challenge.     A disciplinary committee met in Edinburgh...

Six Nations: Ireland Squad Update

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A 37 man squad has been named ahead of Ireland’s Six Nations game against France in Aviva Stadium on Sunday.   The squad reconvened at their Carton House base in Maynooth on Monday night following...

PRO14 Round 17 Highlights: Leinster Rugby v Cheetahs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

With both sides needing a win for different reasons. Leinster were looking for a victory along with a bonus point in order to top their Pool. On the other hand the Cheetahs were looking for a victory to...

Five Things We Learned From Round 17 Guinness PRO14

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Leinster Make It Five In A Row   The Irish province extended their recent run of form to five successive league wins against the Cheetahs in Dublin. The 19-7 win over the South African...