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Lions management takes Australian offer off the table

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Australia’s offer to host the British & Irish Lions series against the Springboks has been turned down by the Lions board.   The Lions are due to tour South Africa later this year but...

Nigel Owens backs Wales speedster Rees-Zammit for B&I Lions

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nigel Owens has backed Wales’ flyer Louis Rees-Zammit to force his way into the British & Irish Lions reckoning.   Owens is the first referee to officiate 100 test matches and has...

Gareth Anscombe set to play in Rainbow Cup

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh rugby have been handed a huge boost as Ospreys head coach Toby Booth reveals Gareth Anscombe set to play in Rainbow Cup.     The 27-cap player has been on the sidelines since August...

Vermeulen and Bulls clean up at SA Rugby awards

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Duane Vermeulen and the Bulls cleaned up at the SA Rugby Awards for the 2020 season.   For the second time in his career, Vermeulen walked away with SA Rugby Player of the Year award while his team,...

Former Lions hard man changes mind about Alun Wyn Jones

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England and British & Irish Lions stalwart Lawrence Dallaglio has done an about turn with regards to current Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones.   After the Autumn Nations Cup last year, Dallaglio...

Jack Nowell suffers another injury set-back

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter has confirmed that star winger Jack Nowell has suffered an injury set back in training.   Nowell toured with the British and Irish Lions in 2017 but his...

On This Day: Jason Robinson named as Sale coach in 2009

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The game of rugby offers many things that stick easily in the minds of fans across the world, and the sight of one Jason Robinson, ball in hand, is one such thing.   With lightning speed and footwork...

Australia make 'game-changing' intervention to host the British and Irish Lions Tour - report

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia have made a 'game-changing' intervention to host the British and Irish Lions Tour this year, according to a report Gavin Mairs at the Telegraph.   According to the report, Rugby...

B&I Lions turn to Government for help to host series against South Africa

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the halt of their planned tour of South Africa due to COVID-19, the British and Irish Lions have now turned to the Government for help to stage a home 'tour' against world champions the...

Test Stars Light Up The Opening Round Of The Top League

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Suntory Sungoliath and Panasonic Wild Knights lead the way in their respective conferences after the opening round of the Top League.   Panasonic claimed a comprehensive 55-14 victory over Ricoh...