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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...

On This Day in 1999: Scott Gibbs' try denies England a Grand Slam

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  On this day in 1999, England looked to be on their way to Grand Slamming the Five Nations before Scott Gibbs scored a late try to seal the victory for Wales.   In the final knocking of the...

Wales back in Top 10 of World Rugby Women’s Rankings

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Women's win against Ireland on Saturday has lifted the Welsh back into the Top 10 of the World Rugby Women’s Rankings at the expense of Spain, while the loss of 1.85 points drops...

Antoine Dupont named 2022 Six Nations Player of the Championship

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont has been crowned the 2022 Guinness Six Nations Player of the Championship after leading France to the Grand Slam.     The scrum-half became the first Frenchman...

The impact the 50:22 law had in its debut Six Nations

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2022 Six Nations saw the 50:22 law debut in the Northern Hemisphere's premier test Championship.    The law has been globally trialled since July last year in the hope that...

France and Georgia move up World Rugby Men’s Rankings

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France have replaced New Zealand in second place in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings.     With a third of a rating point earned for their 25-13 Grand Slam-winning victory over...

Jones calls for England fans to maintain faith after disappointing Six Nations campaign

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has called upon fans to maintain faith in the team's development after a disappointing Six Nations campaign ended with a 25-13 loss to France.     Saturday's...

Eddie Jones assured of 'full support' from RFU after England's Six Nations struggle

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has been assured his job as England head coach is safe for now.     A disappointing Six Nations performance does not appear to have substantially altered the Rugby Football Union's...

Six Nations: 'I obviously haven’t done a good enough job', says Eddie Jones

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones conceded he had not "done a good enough job" after his side suffered a 25-13 loss to France, who secured a long-awaited Six Nations title and Grand Slam on Saturday.     A...