Women's Six Nations Preview: Scotland v Wales

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

If their 2022 encounters are anything to go by Wales’ visit to Scotland is set to be the highlight of Round 2 of the Women’s Six Nations. Ioan Cunningham’s side overturned a 12-point...

Felix Jones to join England Rugby coaching staff in 2024

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England Rugby has announced that men’s head coach Steve Borthwick has appointed Felix Jones to join his coaching team from 2024.   Following a playing career that saw him represent Ireland...

Six Nations: Official 2023 Team of the Tournament

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The votes have been rounded up and the coveted spots in the XV have now been revealed, with seven of the pack belonging to this year’s champions. A further three are part of a backline which also...

Johnny Sexton to miss the rest of the season

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Head Coach Leo Cullen has issued an injury update ahead of Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup match against Ulster in Aviva Stadium.   Johnny Sexton will see a specialist on Tuesday...

Women’s Six Nations Fixtures Confirmed For 2024

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Women’s Six Nations fixtures have been confirmed. With anticipation for this year’s Championship building, Six Nations Rugby was committed to giving fans the best possible chance to look...

Should Freddie Steward have been sent off against Ireland?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nigel Owens digs into the big decision in Ireland's Grand Slam decider, and explains why Freddie Steward was shown a red card.  

Maeve Og O’Leary: Ireland have “fire in our bellies” ahead of Women’s Six Nations kick-off

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maeve Og O’Leary is urging a fearless Ireland to use the “fire in their bellies” to give big guns England and France a scare in this year’s Women’s Six Nations.   Ireland...

Freddie Steward Update

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England fullback Freddie Steward appeared before an independent Disciplinary Committee via video link having received a red card in the Guinness Six Nations match between Ireland and England on Saturday...

Georgia equal all-time high in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia have closed to within 1.16 points of a historic place in the world’s top 10 after successfully defending their Rugby Europe Championship title with a 38-11 victory in Sunday’s final...

Ex-All Blacks coach Hansen fires 'chokers' warning to Ireland ahead of World Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former New Zealand coach Steve Hansen warned in-form Ireland they still have a huge point to prove at the Rugby World Cup this year.   Andy Farrell's side completed a Grand Slam against England...