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European Player of the Year award 2020 – nominees announced

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 nominees for the prestigious EPCR European Player of the Year 2020 award have today been announced.   Leinster Rugby, the No 1-ranked club going into the Champions Cup quarter-finals have three...

Weekend Round Up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish strike late to thwart Saints' summit bid     Dave Porecki's last-gasp try prevented 14-man Northampton Saints from going top of the Premiership as London Irish secured a thrilling...

Snubbed England No.8's shine in the Premiership

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones raised a few eyebrows when he named his England squad for the 2020 Six Nations as he didn't name an out and out no.8 in the squad despite Billy Vunipola being ruled out of the competition.   Jones...

Champions Cup Team of Round Six

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool stages of the Champions Cup came to an end of the weekend with the eight teams now set to compete for the ultimate prize.   The #HeinekenChampionsCup QFLeinster v SaracensExeter v NorthamptonToulouse...

Where Saracens players could end up next season?

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens are likely to hang onto some of their star players despite their relegation with a number of players set to sign loan deals with Premiership clubs, others set for sabbaticals however, they will...

Nathan Hughes inspires convincing Bristol win over Gloucester

5 months ago by The Guardian

• Bristol 34-16 Gloucester• Henry Purdy scores against old clubPremiership clubs were quick to welcome the demotion of Saracens, but they are appreciably slower in filling the vacuum at the top of...

Joe Launchbury ruled out of England's Six Nations opener against France

5 months ago by The Guardian

Wasps second-row sidelined by knee injuryLaunchbury may be fit for clash with ScotlandEngland will contest their Six Nations opener against France without Joe Launchbury after the Wasps captain was ruled...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: England boss Eddie Jones hasn't learned from scrum-half woe

5 months ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: There is much to like about Eddie Jones's Six Nations squad, which includes some exciting selections, but it's also a tale of two lessons from the World Cup in Japan. ,

Eddie Jones names the first England squad of 2020 ahead of the Six Nations

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his 34-man squad for the 2020 Guinness Six Nations.  Jones has included 22 players who played at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan last year and...

Weekend Round Up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sunwolves have announced they have signed Tautalatasi Tasi for the 2020 Super Rugby season     Tasi joined the Rebels in 2019 with Quade Cooper as an extended pre-season squad member, making...