Autumn Nations Series

Jones sacking 'is utter madness' – Haskell

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England's decision to sack head coach Eddie Jones nine months before the Rugby World Cup is "utter madness", according to former back-row James Haskell.   Jones' fate was confirmed on Tuesday following...

Jones leaves England legacy of 'unfulfilled promises', says World Cup winner Woodward

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones leaves behind a legacy of "misguided rhetoric and unfulfilled promises" following his dismissal as England coach, says Clive Woodward.   The Australian was sacked nine months out...

Robshaw convinced Jones is right man to lead England and makes Southgate comparison

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chris Robshaw is convinced Eddie Jones remains the right person to lead England at next year's Rugby World Cup and drew comparisons to Gareth Southgate's success in football.   The Australian endured...

'Look at Mourinho, Pochettino, Wenger' – Ugo Monye questions if Eddie Jones has reached end of the line with England

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has lost the support of England's fans and may be an example of a world-class coach who has stayed too long in his job, like Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho.   That is the verdict of...

URC the perfect breeding ground for NextGen Springboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the significant features to come out of the Springboks’ Autumn Nations Series this month – and the November international series in general – was how it underlined the role played...

Rugby World Cup 2023: Seven matches you should get excited about

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In less than 10 months’ time, the wait for Rugby World Cup 2023 will come to an end as France take on New Zealand in an opening match that has all the ingredients to be a classic. While...

Woodward calls for Jones dismissal if England lose Six Nations opener against Scotland

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones should be sacked as England head coach if his side fail to beat Scotland in next year's Six Nations opener, says former boss Clive Woodward.   The Australian oversaw a 27-13 defeat to...

Jones insists England 'moving in the right direction' despite poor Springboks defeat

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones remains bullish about the side's future despite Saturday's poor 27-13 loss to South Africa rounding out their worst calendar year since 2008.   The loss at Twickenham...

Another cracker set for Twickenham as England take on the Boks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the 116th year of the rivalry’s history, the Boks will take on England at Twickenham on Saturday in what promises to be yet another bruising contest.   The English will be well battle-hardened...

Bulls not Taking the Welsh Clashes Lightly

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls are wary of wounded Welsh rugby as they prepare for back-to-back BKT United Rugby Championship matches against the Ospreys and Cardiff Rugby.     Last weekend saw the Wales national...