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Josh Beaumont to lead England against the Barbarians

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England XV head coach Jim Mallinder has named his team to play in the Quilter Cup match against the Barbarians on Sunday.  Josh Beaumont (Sale Sharks), in his fourth Barbarians fixture, will...

England name exciting squad to face the Barbarians

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England XV head coach Jim Mallinder has named his squad to begin preparations for the match against the Barbarians on Sunday 2 June at Twickenham Stadium.   23 players will assemble today at the...

Chiefs finish top as Saints edge out Quins for fourth

5 months 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

5 months 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...

Twenty players to leave Tigers at the end of the season

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers head coach Geordan Murphy has confirmed the players who will leave the club at the conclusion of the 2018/19 season.   Matt Smith and Mat Tait headline the Class of 2019,...

England men U20 squad for World Rugby U20 Championship

5 months 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...

Monday Morning Round Up

5 months 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

5 months 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...

Newcastle relegated as Sarries thrash Exeter

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having spent six successive years in the top flight, Newcastle Falcons were relegated from the Premiership on Saturday.     Newcastle Falcons suffered relegation from the Premiership on...

Quins set top-four marker, Sale held at Bristol

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The race for the Premiership's last play-off space is hotting up and Harlequins put down their marker by beating Leicester Tigers.       Harlequins moved back into the Premiership's...