Premiership Rugby

Tom Youngs announces retirement from rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tom Youngs has confirmed his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.     The 35-year-old retires after making 215 appearances for Leicester Tigers, as well as gaining 28...

How things stand in the Premiership as the play-offs loom

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021-22 Premiership is drawing to a close as just three rounds remain before the play-offs, for which competition is still heated as the teams battle it out not only for a chance at the coveted Premiership...

Premiership: Looking ahead to Round 23

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a fortnight’s break in observation of the Champions and Challenge Cups, the Premiership is back in action, kicking off with two big clashes as Bristol Bears tackle Gloucester at Ashton Gate...

Champions Cup Team of the Week - Round of 16

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a thrilling weekend of action and many games still in the balance ahead of the second round of the double headers we present the Ultimate Rugby's Team of the Week.   1. Bevan Rodd - Sale Sharks 2....

What happens if the aggregate scores are level in the second leg of the round of 16?

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of this weekend’s decisive matches in the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg and in the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16, here is a reminder of the extra time protocol.     If...

Stats & Facts: Champions Round of 16, second leg

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look at the stats and facts ahead of the weekend's round of 16 second leg fixtures.     LEINSTER v CONNACHT   Leinster Rugby won 26-21 in their Round of 16 – 1st Leg clash...

How the Champions Cup quarter-finals work and how things stand ahead of the second leg

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the decisive second leg matches in the Champions Cup Round of 16, we take a look at how things stand in the respective ties and how the quarter-finals will work.   For the first time in...

EPCR Round of 16 referee appointments

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the knockout stages of European club rugby set to further intensify this weekend, EPCR can announce the referee appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg fixtures as well as...

Wales Women name 37-player squad for the Women’s Six Nations

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Women head coach Ioan Cunningham has named a 37-strong squad for the TikTok Women’s Six Nations.     Siwan Lillicrap leads the squad which includes six uncapped players –...