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Chris Boyd eyes chance to break the Saracens-Exeter stranglehold

8 hours ago by The Guardian

Premiership’s heavyweight pair seem destined for a Twickenham showdown unless Gloucester or Northampton can spring an upsetThe list of familiar club names absent from the 2018-19 Premiership semi-finals...

Premiership rugby union 2018-19: a club-by-club season verdict | Michael Aylwin

15 hours ago by The Guardian

Fall of Newcastle reflects brutality of top flight while excellence of Saracens and Exeter continues to set the gold standardThey made Europe with the last kick of what has been an otherwise curious season,...

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...

Alex Goode & Danny Cipriani make six man shortlist for Premiership Player of the Season

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alex Goode & Danny Cipriani have made the six-player shortlist for Premiership Rugby Player of the Season at next week’s awards ceremony.     With just one round of regular...

Friday Morning Round Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Israel Folau's contract has officially been terminated   Wallabies and Waratahs back Israel Folau has today been issued a sanction directing termination of his playing contract for...

Glasgow Warriors v Ulster Rugby Semi-Final Line Ups

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster and Glasgow Warriors have named their line ups for the PRO14 semi-final clash at Scotstoun Stadium.   DTH van der Merwe returns to the Glasgow Warriors starting XV for Glasgow Warriors while...

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. ...

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...