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Springbok v B&I Lions matches moved to just two cities - report

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to reports, the British and Irish Lions are set to confirm that their rescheduled tour matches against the Springboks will move to just two cities and will consist of three Test matches instead...

Law Trials Confirmed for Rainbow Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three law variations will be trialled in the Rainbow Cup starting next week, Red Card Replacements, Captain’s Challenge and Goal-line drop-outs all come in to affect for the tournament.   Alan...

Eight mouth-watering head to heads in the Champions Cup quarter-finals this weekend

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Just eight teams remain in the Champions Cup as they take the field this weekend to narrow that number to just four.    We have picked out eight of the best head to heads to keep an eye on...

Manu Tuilagi set for return from injury in May

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks Director of Rugby Alex Sanderson says the club expect Manu Tuilagi to be fit by May.   Manu Tuilagi could make a late claim for a place in the British and Irish Lions squad having suffered...

Springboks start season preparations with alignment camps

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks’ preparations for the forthcoming international season will move up a gear in the next fortnight as Rassie Erasmus (Director of Rugby), Jacques Nienaber (head coach) and the rest of...

Sky Sports out of contention for Pro16 broadcasting rights

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After being strong favourites to secure the broadcasting rights for the Pro16, Sky Sports have put themselves out of contention for the deal.   The competition now seems set to stay with Premier...

Opening Rounds of the PRO14 Rainbow Cup Confirmed

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 Rainbow Cup will kick-off on the weekend of April 24 with fixtures for the first three rounds now confirmed.   Three weekends of derby action will be followed by cross-hemisphere...

Quins Captain Lewies signs new long-term deal

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins have announced that Club Captain Stephan Lewies has signed a new long-term contract.     Lewies was handed the Captain’s armband last November ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.     The...

2021 Major League Dream XV: Robshaw, Giteau and Ellis

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

America's top flight rugby competition returns this weekend with a full house of fixtures.   A year after the competition was brought to an abrupt end, Major League Rugby returns in full force in...

Gareth Anscombe set to play in Rainbow Cup

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh rugby have been handed a huge boost as Ospreys head coach Toby Booth reveals Gareth Anscombe set to play in Rainbow Cup.     The 27-cap player has been on the sidelines since August...