Premiership Rugby

Wales Women: Kelsey Jones to make her first start of the season

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Women have made eight personnel changes and two positional in the starting line-up to face Italy in the final round of the TikTok Women’s Six Nations.   Kelsey Jones, Cara Hope and...

Bristol Bears injury update

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bristol face a tough assignment on Saturday when they travel to Welford Road to take on Leicester Tigers. Making things more difficult is the injury situation which involves the quartet of Steven Luatua,...

Disciplinary: Samuel Bedlow, Bristol Bears

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The case of Samuel Bedlow, Bristol Bears, was heard today by Charles Cuthbert as Sole Judicial Officer.  Bedlow received a red card and was charged with dangerous tackling, contrary to World...

How things stand in the Premiership as the play-offs loom

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021-22 Premiership is drawing to a close as just three rounds remain before the play-offs, for which competition is still heated as the teams battle it out not only for a chance at the coveted Premiership...

Premiership: Looking ahead to Round 23

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a fortnight’s break in observation of the Champions and Challenge Cups, the Premiership is back in action, kicking off with two big clashes as Bristol Bears tackle Gloucester at Ashton Gate...

Team News: Luatua captains Bristol, Gloucester name an unchanged starting lineup

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steven Luatua returns to the Bears starting XV for Friday night’s West Country derby clash with Gloucester at Ashton Gate on Friday night (7.45pm KO, live on BT Sport).   The All Black captains...

Semi Radradra's season ended by another injury

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bristol Bears' back Semi Radradra has been ruled out for the rest of the season and is due to have a second knee surgery this week.   The 29-year-old has had his fair share of injuries this season...

What happens if the aggregate scores are level in the second leg of the round of 16?

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of this weekend’s decisive matches in the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg and in the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16, here is a reminder of the extra time protocol.     If...

Saints make one change for Challenge Cup knockout clash in Gloucester

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints’ Director of Rugby, Chris Boyd, has made just one change to his side to take on Gloucester Rugby in the European Challenge Cup Round of 16, with Matt Proctor set to start at centre.   The...