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WRU governance to be 'improved irrevocably' after membership votes for change

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of structural change to the governing body.   An extraordinary general meeting was called by the WRU on Sunday, with 282...

Leicester Tigers side to play Bristol Bears

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Richard Wigglesworth has named the Leicester Tigers matchday squad to play Bristol Bears in Round 21 of the 2022/23 Gallagher Premiership.   Julián Montoya will captain the team at Mattioli...

Women’s Six Nations Fixtures Confirmed For 2024

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Women’s Six Nations fixtures have been confirmed. With anticipation for this year’s Championship building, Six Nations Rugby was committed to giving fans the best possible chance to look...

Maeve Og O’Leary: Ireland have “fire in our bellies” ahead of Women’s Six Nations kick-off

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maeve Og O’Leary is urging a fearless Ireland to use the “fire in their bellies” to give big guns England and France a scare in this year’s Women’s Six Nations.   Ireland...

Georgia equal all-time high in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia have closed to within 1.16 points of a historic place in the world’s top 10 after successfully defending their Rugby Europe Championship title with a 38-11 victory in Sunday’s final...

Farrell's side land Grand Slam in fitting Six Nations send-off for Sexton

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland sealed a third Six Nations Grand Slam with a 29-16 win over 14-man England on a day captain Johnny Sexton also became the tournament's outright all-time leading points scorer. France put...

Five-try Les Bleus keep pressure on Ireland

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

France kept their Six Nations title hopes alive with a 41-28 victory over a spirited Wales at Stade de France. Les Blues boosted their championship quest by earning a bonus point to displace Ireland...

Scotland can count themselves lucky – Hogg

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stuart Hogg conceded Scotland were fortunate to come away from their final Six Nations match with victory over bottom side Italy. Scotland claimed a bonus-point win at Murrayfield to all but secure third...

The Breakdown – Ireland chase Grand Slam and Sexton wants record, but France lurk with intent

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland can make it a glorious farewell to the Six Nations for record-chasing captain Johnny Sexton as they chase a Grand Slam on Saturday, with England their visitors.   It will be Ireland's...

Preview: Ireland v England

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dublin is ready for one hell of a party. 140 years since the first Home Nations was played, Ireland stand on the precipice of a first Grand Slam in their biggest city – and on St.Patrick’s...