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World Rugby releases a new simplified law book

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has released a new law book - which will come into effect on 1 January 2018 - which aims at making rugby's laws easier to understand for all.   Approved at the November World Rugby...

Ireland Under-20s Drawn With Hosts France In 2018 World U-20 Championship

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

The Ireland Under-20s, sponsored by PwC, have been drawn with hosts France, South Africa and Georgia for next summer's World Rugby Under-20 Championship, following confirmation that the tournament will...

Monday Evening Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jaba Bregvadz to become first Georgian in Super Rugby Hooker Jaba Bregvadz is set to become the first Georgian player to play Super Rugby after signing up for the Japanese Sunwolves franchise...

France to host the U20 Championship in 2018

1 month ago by France Rugby

World Rugby has today announced that France will host next year's U20 Championship with host cities being Béziers, Perpignan and Narbonne for the five match days (30 May, 3 June, 7 June,...

Jones And Van Der Merwe To Start For Ulster In Newport

1 month ago by Irish Rugby News

Abbey Insurance Academy back rower Greg Jones and South African prop Schalk van der Merwe will start for Ulster for the first time after being selected to face the Dragons at Rodney Parade on Friday night...

Thursday Evening Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets sign Scrum half Jantjies signed on loan Scarlets have signed scrum-half Herschel Jantjies on a short-term loan for Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 clash against Cheetahs Rugby.   Jonathan...

Irish test trio re-sign with Ulster

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland internationals Luke Marshall, Rob Herring and Kieran Treadwell have signed three-year contract extensions with Ulster Rugby, which will keep them at Kingspan Stadium until the summer of 2021. Marshall...

O’Mahony on the Move?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to reports, Munster captain Peter O’Mahony is talking to French and English clubs after rejecting the IRFU offer to retain his services on a national deal past the 2019 World Cup. The 28-year-old’s...

Monday Evening Round Up

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springboks welcome back fit-again Marx and Kolisi Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx and flanker Siya Kolisi will return to the training field on Monday as the team begins their preparations for...

Scotland flowering nicely while southern hemisphere sides show signs of wear | Paul Rees

1 month ago by The Guardian

Everybody has felt the pace in the autumn internationals but Australia, South Africa and Argentina look pale imitations of the sides who reached the World Cup semi-finals in England two years agoEngland...