Monday Morning Round Up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ardie Savea voted All Blacks player of the year by peers     Ardie Savea has been voted the best All Black of 2019 in this year's New Zealand Rugby Players Association (NZRPA) awards.   The...

Springbok coach linked with England job

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones may need to rebuild his backroom staff in the new year with Scott Wisemantel and Steve Borthwick set to leave the national set up.     Wisemantel is said to join Dave Rennie's...

Premiership Team of the Week - Round Five

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After another thrilling round of the Premiership we select our team of the weekend.     15. Charles Piutau - Bristol Bears   He was unable to inspire the Bears to victory in a game...

Disciplinary Update: Sale Sharks flanker cops three-week ban

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks flanker Jean-Luc Du Preez has been banned for three matches after receiving a red card in Sale Sharks’ 20-13 defeat to Worcester Warriors.   Du Preez was shown a red...

Premiership Rugby Preview — Round 5

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

So with two tough weeks of Champions Cup rugby behind us, we welcome the Premiership which is overloaded with different stories and narratives. With plenty of World Cup winners and finalists returning...

Rumour Mill

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at some of the top rumours and reports doing the rounds in the Rugby World.     Nakawara to leave Paris?       View this post on Instagram     What...

'Completely avoidable' strike to face results in a ban for Aled Brew

6 months ago by Rugby Dump

Bath winger Aled Brew was red carded at the weekend after he stuck an elbow out and it made contact with Northampton Saints winger George Furbank. Brew appeared before a disciplinary committee last night...

Champions Cup Preview

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup gets underway on Friday the 15th of November and although it is starting a little later than usual, there is no doubt that it will be jammed packed with action.      With...

Swap Players – Champions Cup & Challenge Cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The following players have been nominated by their clubs as incoming Swap Players for the 2019/20 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments.   The registration of the incoming players...

Rugby World Cup 2019: By every measure, this was England's greatest ever performance

7 months ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Was Saturday's World Cup semi-final win over New Zealand England's greatest ever performance? Yes, unquestionably, would be my answer. ,