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Warriors confirm player departures

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warriors have announced that eight players will be leaving the club at the end of the current season.     England centre Ben Te’o, former Samoa back-row forward Alafoti Faosiliva, flankers...

Pat Lam returns to coach the Baabaas

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pat Lam will take charge of the Barbarians once more when they return to face an England XV on June 2.   The Bristol Bears coach led the side to a record-breaking 63-45 win at Twickenham in...

Premiership Highlights: Bristol 23-21 Saracens

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling finish saw the Bristol Bears edge Saracens 23-21 in round 19 of the Premiership. Saracens opened the scoring with an early try, but Bristol reduced the deficit shortly after with a penalty....

How The Champions Cup Semi-Finalists Fared this Weekend

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the European season coming to a close, a few of the Champions Cup semi-finalists opted to rest a few of their stars this weekend in preparation for next weekend.     Saracens and Munster...

Adams treble eases Worcester relegation fears, Bristol upset Sarries

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester Warriors and Bristol Bears eased their relegation fears, leaving Newcastle Falcons needing a great escape to avoid the drop.       Josh Adams scored a second-half hat-trick...

Saracens deny Newcastle as Exeter clinch home play-off tie

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs earned a home semi-final with four games to spare, while Saracens scored a late try to hurt Newcastle's survival hopes.     Saracens scored a last-gasp try to deny bottom club...

Monday Evening Round Up

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Halfpenny considered retirement after recent concussion   Wales and Scarlets fullback Leigh Halfpenny said constant headaches left him to consider the prospect he may have to quit at the age of...

7 Reasons why Australia should ditch Giteau's law

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Wallabies heading into a World Cup year off the back of one of their poorest year's in test history, we take a look at why the Wallabies should get rid of their policy of overseas-based players...

Champions Cup: What happens if the scores are level after 80 minutes?

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The quarter-finals of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup kick off this weekend with a blockbuster round of action.     In the Challenge Cup, Sale Sharks host Connacht in the only match on...

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

3 weeks ago by The Guardian

Billy Vunipola’s clash with the referee caused confusion, bonus points have helped lowly Bristol and biting claims at NewcastleThe referee, JP Doyle, ruled out two Saracens tries in the second half....