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Six Nations Round 1: Team of the Week

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mako Vunipola  The loosehead consistently put pressure on his opposite number at scrum time, got through a huge amount of work at the breakdown and stood up in defence when required. He looked...

Five things we learnt in rugby in January

8 months ago by Rugby World

We're a month into 2018 and Paul Williams pinpoints what we've learnt in the year so far, from scrums to Super Rugby and full-backs to flawed cups Red alert: Tadhg Beirne scores for Scarlets against Bath....

Six Nations: Six breakthrough players in 2018

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2018 Six Nations kicks off this weekend so we have picked a young talent from each nation that could stamp their mark in the tournament in 2018.   England - Zach Mercer     Eddie...

Rhys Priestland pulls out of Wales’ Six Nations squad

8 months ago by The Guardian

• Fly-half ruled out for bulk of Six Nations with hamstring injury• Wales to face Scotland in autumn internationals for first timeRhys Priestland is expected to miss the majority of Wales’s Six Nations...

Scarlets turn back clock 13 years to Stephen Jones’ thrilling Paris dash | Paul Rees

8 months ago by The Guardian

Champions Cup victory over Bath brings back memories of Wales’ 2005 Grand Slam, plus Toulon president in hot waterWatching the velvet Scarlets reducing Bath to despair was to be transported back 13 years...

Josh Adams and James Davies named in Wales’ Six Nations squad

8 months ago by The Guardian

• Uncapped Adams and Davies are part of 39-man squad • Scotland have included uncapped prop Murray McCallumWales have picked the uncapped Worcester wing Josh Adams in their Six Nations squad along...

Wales name 2 uncapped players in 39-man squad for Six Nations

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales have named a 39-man squad for the 2018 Six Nations, led by captain Alun Wyn Jones and featuring two uncapped players, flanker James Davies and wing Josh Adams.   The uncapped duo are called...

Champions Cup Round 5 Tips & Preview

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The January games in the Champions Cup are definitely my favourite, simply because everyone has something to play for. Every team is desperate for victory - The pool leaders are seeking vital for bonus...

Champions Cup Team of the Week - Round 5

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Some cracking rugby this weekend which blew the race for a quarter final spot wide open. From Scarlets cracking win away at Bath to Racing's nail biting win at Munster, we have the tough task of picking...

Rugby union: talking points from the weekend’s European action

8 months ago by The Guardian

Wasps lapses frustrate Dai Young, Leinster look a cut above and Rhys Patchell’s attacking flair gives Scarlets momentumAfter Wasps had cruised into a 21-0 lead with three converted tries after half an...