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EPCR referee appointments – quarter-finals

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a meeting of EPCR’s Match Officials Selection Committee today (Monday 5 April), the referee appointments for this weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-final...

10 Players who didn't feature in the Six Nations that could still make the Lions Tour

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Picking a British and Irish Lions Tour squad is no simple task with a number of extremely close calls.    With Warren Gatland at the helm once again, we may well be treated to a surprise or...

Kobus van Wyk handed a four week ban after his red card against Exeter

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers winger Kobus van Wyk has been handed a four week ban after he was sent off during the Premiership clash with Exeter Chiefs on Saturday.   The speedster was shown a red card...

Stuart Hogg starts at flyhalf as Townsend rings the changes for Italy

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has made seven personnel changes to his starting XV for the Guinness Six Nations match against Italy at BT Murrayfield on Saturday 20 March – kick off 2:15pm.   A...

Elliot Daly starts at centre for Ireland clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his England side for their final 2021 Six Nations match this weekend. England will travel to Dublin to play Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday 20 March (4.45pm KO).   Jones...

Premiership Rounds 16 & 17 Fixtures Announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership rounds 16 and 17 fixtures have today been confirmed .     The 4:30pm kick-off will wrap up a busy day of Round 16 action on the box with leaders Bristol Bears travelling...

Scotland Change Four Ireland Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has made four changes to his starting line-up to face Ireland this Sunday 14 March in the 2021 Six Nations at BT Murrayfield.     In the pack,...

Bristol poised for long-awaited revenge on Wasps

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Both the Bears and Wasps participated in 1-point games in the last round with Wasps on the losing side and Bristol, the winning. The two will kick Round 13 off with what should be a cracker at Ashton Gate.   Pat...

Eddie Jones names his side to face France

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his side for this weekend’s Guinness Six Nations match against France.   England will host Les Bleus at Twickenham Stadium, in their penultimate championship fixture,...

All 13 of Sam Simmonds' tries so far this season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs' back-rower Sam Simmond has dotted down 13 times in the Premiership so far this season.   He has scored three against Harlequins, two against Bath, Gloucester, London Irish and has...