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Chiefs finish top as Saints edge out Quins for fourth

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints took the final Premiership play-off spot despite losing to Exeter, while Bath secured Champions Cup rugby next term.     Exeter Chiefs wrapped up top spot in the...

What's left to play for in the final round of the Premiership

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final day of the Premiership Rugby season plays out on Saturday with plenty to play for despite the fact that three of the four semi-finalists having secured their places while Newcastle have been...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Saracens-plus is needed for England to rule the world

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Saturday was a great day for English rugby — and for England’s World Cup challenge. A third of this Saracens team will now go to Eddie Jones’ squad as European champions. ...

The pressure is on for rugby's European Cup final to deliver after a week full of drama

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Rugby has its moment to shine with an era-defining match between Saracens and Leinster at St James' Park. The sport is under pressure to deliver in this period of superb drama. ...

Richie Gray and Duncan Weir absent from Scotland squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Richie Gray and Duncan Weir have missed out on places in Scotland's 42-man training squad ahead of the Rugby World Cup, but three uncapped players have been included. Gray, who has 65 caps for Scotland,...

England men U20 squad for World Rugby U20 Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men U20s head coach Steve Bates has named his 28-player squad for the 2019 World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina (4-22 June).    The group includes nine players who have appeared...

Defeat to Gloucester confirms Newcastle Falcons relegation

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have been relegated from the Premiership following a 28-19 defeat against Gloucester at Kingsholm.       The Falcons knew they could still stay up following...

Newcastle relegated as Sarries thrash Exeter

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having spent six successive years in the top flight, Newcastle Falcons were relegated from the Premiership on Saturday.     Newcastle Falcons suffered relegation from the Premiership on...

Quins set top-four marker, Sale held at Bristol

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The race for the Premiership's last play-off space is hotting up and Harlequins put down their marker by beating Leicester Tigers.       Harlequins moved back into the Premiership's...

Newcastle on brink of relegation after home humbling

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Anthony Watson was back in Premiership action on Friday, but Newcastle Falcons' time in the top flight looks to be coming to an end.     Newcastle Falcons could be relegated from the Premiership...