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Italy make long-awaited return to top 10

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy have returned to the top 10 of the Men's Rankings for the first time since June 2013. Sunday’s dramatic 13-13 draw against France in Lille earned the Azzurri one point to improve their overall...

A look back at England v Ireland from 2016 Six Nations

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Team Line Up's:   England: 15 Mike Brown, 14 Jack Nowell, 13 Jonathan Joseph, 12 Owen Farrell, 11 Anthony Watson, 10 George Ford, 9 Ben Youngs, 8 Billy Vunipola, 7 James Haskell, 6 Chris...

On This Day: North and Biggar send Wales top as French Grand-Slam hopes end

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at the 6 Nations 2016.   Wales ended France's hopes of a Six Nations Grand Slam and went top of the standings at least temporarily with a gritty 19-10 victory at the Principality...

Six Nations Round 3 Team of the Week

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another thrilling weekend of rugby with Ireland and Scotland winning over Wales and England respectively and Italy fighting for a draw in France and nearly snatching it at the end with a penalty hitting...

Ireland must improve on ‘scrappy’ Wales win to topple England – Robbie Henshaw

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Robbie Henshaw insists Grand Slam-chasing Ireland must improve on a “scrappy” win over Wales in order to topple England at “cauldron” Twickenham. Andy Farrell’s men kept...

England heading in right direction overall under Steve Borthwick – Jamie George

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie George conceded England were “not good enough” in their Calcutta Cup defeat to Scotland but the captain remained adamant they were heading in the right direction overall under Steve Borthwick. The...

Ireland vs Wales: Media reaction

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

“Men against boys” was the verdict of one UK-based writer after Ireland’s 31-7 victory over Wales on Saturday afternoon. Andy Farrell’s side were admittedly not firing on all cylinders...

Ireland down Wales to stay on course for grand slam

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland fought to a 31-7 victory over Wales to keep their back-to-back Guinness Men's Six Nations Grand Slam hopes alive in Dublin. An entirely professional first-half display in which they enjoyed 70...

Warren Gatland says ‘the right structures’ give Ireland an advantage over Wales

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales head coach Warren Gatland says he is “not 100 per cent convinced” that Welsh regional rugby will undergo the proper reset he feels it requires. Gatland admitted “it has probably...