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Big battle at the AJ Bell as Wasps look to sting Sale

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 4 will conclude on Sunday with what should be a cracker as Wasps travel to the AJ Bell to tackle Sale Sharks.   Sale did what was expected of them in Round 1 by putting Northampton Saints...

Carl Fearns set for Premiership return - report

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Carl Fearns has been linked with a return to the Premiership once again.    According to the Rugby Paper, Newcastle Falcons are keen to add the former England Saxons back-rower to their squad...

Toulon trip provides tough first test post Steve Diamond era for Sale Sharks

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Life without Steve Diamond begins at the Stade Felix Mayol in Toulon on Saturday as Sale Sharks begin a new era in the club's history.   An ever-present figure at the Manchester-based...

Premiership Rugby Confirm Rounds 7-10

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership rugby have confirmed that a mouth-watering west country derby kicks off Round 7 of Premiership Rugby as all fixtures in the competition' are today announced up to the middle of February.   Bath...

Wales stars boost Cardiff Blues against Falcons

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues have been boosted by the return of six Wales internationals as their European Challenge Cup campaign kicks off with a trip to face Newcastle Falcons on Friday (8pm).   John Mulvihill...

Newcastle Falcons grip the Premiership with 3rd consecutive victory

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons ascend to second place on the overall standings with another notch on their remarkable winning streak.   Not much was expected from Dave Walder’s men when they began their...

Newcastle Falcons' Greg Peterson prepares for Wasps challenge

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Greg Peterson knows unbeaten Newcastle Falcons will have lost their element of surprise when they make the Gallagher Premiership trip to Wasps on Saturday, but is backing them to rise to the challenge.   The...

Premiership Round 2 - top stats performers: most tackles, turnovers, metres gained & more

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 of the Premiership threw out a couple of surprises as the competition continues its great standards.   We turn our attention to the stats columns in which the names of the round’s...

Premiership Highlights: Newcastle v Sale Sharks

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Newcastle Falcons edged the Sale Sharks 15-13 in round 2 of the Premiership. The Falcons opened the scoring with a penalty just five minutes in to lead 3-0, but missed a shot at goal around...