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Premiership Players Set To Miss The British & Irish Lions' Clash With Japan

3 days ago by Ulitmate Rugby

British and Irish Lions Managing director Ben Calveley hopes that Warren Gatland won't be without Premiership-based players for the Lions first 'home' test since 2005 when the invitational side...

Four British and Irish Lions Bolters - Coaches

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland is currently in New Zealand working to turn the Chiefs' losing streak around but come September the former Wales boss will turn his attentions to the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour...

Maro Itoje At Six For The British and Irish Lions?

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a recent interview, Irish legend Brian O’Driscoll was asked to pick his Lions XV for the upcoming tour to South Africa in 2021.   O’Driscoll, a veteran of no less than four tours,...

CVC Capital Partners target the British & Irish Lions - report

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Private equity firm, CVC Capital Partners have already have stakes in the Premiership and Pro14 and a Six Nations deal in the pipeline and according to a report by Owen Slot at the...

QUIZ: Can you name the British and Irish Lions Line Up From the First Test vs Australia in 2013?

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions won the best-of-three test series 2–1, after a convincing victory in the deciding third test followed narrow victories for both teams in the preceding two matches.   Can...

Are the British and Irish Lions off to Japan?

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A recent report by Japanese website Nikkei.com has said that Japan will be elevated to Tier 1 status, making it the first Asian nation to ascend to the sport's top tier.   This...

SA Rugby to consider rescheduling Lions tour

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa is set to go ahead as schedule as it stands, but the dates may change.     SA Rugby has admitted it is considering the possibility of rescheduling...

Four British and Irish Lions Bolters - Backs

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A left-field pick. British and Irish legend Sir Ian McGeechan was well known for making surprising picks when it came to announcing his British and Irish Lions squads with the likes of Will Greenwood...

Who Is Next? The England Flyhalves In Waiting

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England has regularly had an excellent playmaker running things from the #10 jersey at test level with George Ford and Owen Farrell currently bossing the position since their respective debuts.   The...

Analysis: The depth of South Africa's Pack

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks went through a major transformation under Rassie Erasmus in 2018 with the former Springbok introducing a new a number of new faces and changing the fortunes of the struggling...