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Team of the Weekend - Champions Cup

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Beno Obano - Bath   The Bath loosehead played a crucial role in his side's narrow margin defeat of Toulon this weekend. He was rock solid in defence, making 13 tackles some of which coming at...

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

4 months ago by The Guardian

Danny Care continues to improve for Harlequins (and England), Northampton are on the ropes and Exeter are really hitting the high notesThe rivalry between England’s two leading scrum-halfs, Ben Youngs...

Premiership Team of the Week

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Mako Vunipola - Saracens The English loosehead prop put in an excellent performance for Saracens despite losing to Harlequins this weekend. He was impressive at scrum time, got through a lot of work...

England name side to face Samoa

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his squad to play Samoa in the final November Test of the year on Saturday. Jones has made nine changes to the starting line-up that beat Australia 30-6 last weekend at Twickenham...

England Squad Update

4 months ago by England Rugby

Eddie Jones has retained 25 players to prepare for England’s Test against Samoa at Twickenham Stadium. Nathan Hughes (Wasps) has returned to his club for rehab on his right knee. The number 8 has...

Premiership Highlights: Exeter Chiefs v Harlequins

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter ran away with it at the death to get the BP victory but the scoreline really flatters their performance. Quins were pounding away at their line for much of the 2nd half but just couldn't force their...

Friday Evening Round Up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Adam Coleman ruled out of Test vs England with Blake Enever to debut The Wallabies have been forced into a late change after Adam Coleman was ruled out with a thumb injury.The lock failed a final...

England Team to Play Australia

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his side to face Australia in England’s second game of the Old Mutual Wealth Series (KO 3pm, Sky Sports). Jones has made four changes to the side that defeated Argentina...

Rieder extends Wasps stay

5 months ago by Wasps Rugby

Alex Rieder has joined Ashley Johnson and Tom Cruse in re-signing with Wasps.   Rieder enjoyed a standout 2016/17 campaign, making 20 appearances and scoring his first try for the club against Exeter...

Former Harlequin Karl Dickson set for Premiership Rugby refereeing bow

5 months ago by Premiership Rugby

Former Harlequins scrum-half Karl Dickson will referee his first ever Aviva Premiership Rugby match this weekend when Gloucester Rugby meet Saracens on Friday night.   The Cherry & Whites welcome...