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Premiership Wrap and Team of the Week

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership Rugby returned this weekend following a fortnight of European rugby.      Round 16 of the Premiership saw the likes of Northampton, Sale, Exeter, Harlequins and...

Returning From European Action: Premiership Rugby Round 16 Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership is back on the scene after the break for the Champions and Challenge Cups and fans can look forward to some clashes in Round 16.   Northampton Saints vs London Irish Last time they...

EPCR referee appointments – quarter-finals

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following a meeting of EPCR’s Match Officials Selection Committee today (Monday 5 April), the referee appointments for this weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-final...

Newcastle's Mateo Carreras slapped with a nine week ban for eye-gouging

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle will be without Argentine back Mateo Carreras for nine weeks.   Carreras was cited by independent citing commissioner Chris Sharp following the match between Newcastle Falcons and...

Kobus van Wyk handed a four week ban after his red card against Exeter

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers winger Kobus van Wyk has been handed a four week ban after he was sent off during the Premiership clash with Exeter Chiefs on Saturday.   The speedster was shown a red card...

Elliot Daly starts at centre for Ireland clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his England side for their final 2021 Six Nations match this weekend. England will travel to Dublin to play Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday 20 March (4.45pm KO).   Jones...

Premiership Rounds 16 & 17 Fixtures Announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership rounds 16 and 17 fixtures have today been confirmed .     The 4:30pm kick-off will wrap up a busy day of Round 16 action on the box with leaders Bristol Bears travelling...

Bristol poised for long-awaited revenge on Wasps

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Both the Bears and Wasps participated in 1-point games in the last round with Wasps on the losing side and Bristol, the winning. The two will kick Round 13 off with what should be a cracker at Ashton Gate.   Pat...

Eddie Jones names his side to face France

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his side for this weekend’s Guinness Six Nations match against France.   England will host Les Bleus at Twickenham Stadium, in their penultimate championship fixture,...