Chiefs finish top as Saints edge out Quins for fourth

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints took the final Premiership play-off spot despite losing to Exeter, while Bath secured Champions Cup rugby next term.     Exeter Chiefs wrapped up top spot in the...

What's left to play for in the final round of the Premiership

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final day of the Premiership Rugby season plays out on Saturday with plenty to play for despite the fact that three of the four semi-finalists having secured their places while Newcastle have been...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Saracens-plus is needed for England to rule the world

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Saturday was a great day for English rugby — and for England’s World Cup challenge. A third of this Saracens team will now go to Eddie Jones’ squad as European champions. ...

The pressure is on for rugby's European Cup final to deliver after a week full of drama

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Rugby has its moment to shine with an era-defining match between Saracens and Leinster at St James' Park. The sport is under pressure to deliver in this period of superb drama. ...

England men U20 squad for World Rugby U20 Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men U20s head coach Steve Bates has named his 28-player squad for the 2019 World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina (4-22 June).    The group includes nine players who have appeared...

Premiership Highlights: Gloucester 28-19 Newcastle Falcons

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester managed to secure their 13th win of the season. 21 of their 28 points came in the time where Toby Flood was in the sin bin for repeated infringements. In the start of the second half the Falcons...

Monday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Israel Folau Code of Conduct hearing day 3   Israel Folau’s future is still no clearer after his code of conduct hearing was forced into a third day following a stalemate at Rugby Australia’s...

Defeat to Gloucester confirms Newcastle Falcons relegation

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have been relegated from the Premiership following a 28-19 defeat against Gloucester at Kingsholm.       The Falcons knew they could still stay up following...

Late tries from Zach Mercer and Joe Cokanasiga edge Bath past Wasps

2 weeks ago by The Guardian

• Bath 29-17 Wasps• Hosts boost hopes of top-six finishThree tries in the final six minutes gave Bath a bonus point victory that took them to sixth in the table and on course for a place in the European...

Newcastle leave Premiership on a high with stunning team try

2 weeks ago by Rugby Dump

Micky Young finished off a spectacular 70-metre try for Newcastle Falcons in the penultimate round of this year’s Premiership season against Gloucester.