Nick Tompkins makes first start for Wales in Six Nations game with Ireland

1 year ago by The Guardian

Tompkins will partner Hadleigh Parkes in midfieldGeorge North moves back to familiar wing positionNick Tompkins will make his first start for Wales against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday after making a...

Damian de Allende, Matt Gallagher & RG Snyman to join Munster

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Munster Rugby and the IRFU have confirmed that Damian de Allende, RG Snyman and Matt Gallagher will join the province at the beginning of the 2020/21 season.   The World Cup winning Springbok...

Champions Cup Team of Round Six

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool stages of the Champions Cup came to an end of the weekend with the eight teams now set to compete for the ultimate prize.   The #HeinekenChampionsCup QFLeinster v SaracensExeter v NorthamptonToulouse...

Where Saracens players could end up next season?

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens are likely to hang onto some of their star players despite their relegation with a number of players set to sign loan deals with Premiership clubs, others set for sabbaticals however, they will...

Concern for Eddie Jones with Billy Vunipola set to miss the Six Nations

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones may be without one of his star men during the 2020 Six Nations after Saracens confirmed that Billy Vunipola has suffered a broken arm in Saracens' win over Racing 92 at Allianz Arena on Sunday   Vunipola...

The Breakdown | Saracens’ spirit is remarkable but cost-cutting threatens strength

1 year ago by The Guardian

Saracens’ win at Ospreys further demonstrated their resilience but some top players may have to go to meet salary cap rulesIf Saracens could distil the spirit they have shown for the past decade that...

Wayne Pivac names his first Six Nations squad

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac has named his first Guinness Six Nations squad which features 38 players, including five uncapped.     Prop WillGriff John, second-row Will Rowlands, centre Nick...

Champions Cup Round 5 Match Reports

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three late tries send Racing 92 into quarter-finals     Three tries in the final nine minutes helped Racing 92 secure a 39-22 win over Munster Rugby on Sunday afternoon in Paris, securing...

Champions Cup Team of Round Five

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Champions Cup rugby returned with a bang this weekend as we edge ever closer to the quarter-finals of the competition.       This weekend saw a number of sides battle it out for a place...

Saracens lose prop in first five minutes for THIS high tackle

1 year ago by Rugby Dump

Saracens prop Rhys Carré was shown a straight red card for a high tackle in the opening five minutes of Saturday’s game against Ospreys.