Ospreys sign Cheetahs prop

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ospreys Rugby has announced the signing of Cheetahs tighthead Tom Botha from the start of next season.    He is the fourth new face confirmed ahead of the 2018/19 campaign and joins Wales stars...

Monday Morning Round Up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Henry Speight commits to Australian Rugby until the end of 2019 Wallabies and Brumbies winger Henry Speight has signed a new deal with Rugby Australia and the Brumbies until the end of...

Scarlets’ Aaron Shingler: ‘I need to keep pressing for World Cup place’

4 months ago by The Guardian

A year ago Aaron Shingler’s Wales career looked over. Now, as Scarlets prepare to face La Rochelle in the Champions Cup quarter-final, his challenge is to stay in Warren Gatland’s plansAaron Shingler...

McKee To Captain Ireland Under-18 Schools Team Against France

4 months ago by Irish Rugby News

The Ireland Under-18 Schools team, sponsored by PwC, has been confirmed for the first of four fixtures over the Easter holiday period. They face France at Templeville Road on Saturday (kick-off 4pm), and...

Jacob Stockdale named Six Nations Player of the Championship

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A memorable 6 Nations campaign for record-breaking winger Jacob Stockdale has got even better after he was named the 2018 Player of the Championship.   The Irish flyer bagged seven tries...

Six Nations 2018 - Team of the Tournament

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Cian Healy – Ireland The big loosehead is the first of several Irish players in our Six Nations 2018 team of the tournament. This was an easy decision as Healy consistently performed...

Monday Morning Round Up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Karmichael Hunt fined and suspended  Rugby Australia has concluded its disciplinary process into the off-field conduct of Wallabies and Queensland Reds back Karmichael Hunt following his arrest in...

Six Nations Highlights: Wales v France

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales beat France in the tightest of margins at the Principality stadium. A strange game in some ways as neither team managed to score in the last half an hour of the game. The second saw France dominate...

Second place in the Six Nations is no reason for Wales to pop any corks

5 months ago by The Guardian

• ‘We were happy to win ugly against France,’ says Taulupe Faletau• Coach Warren Gatland must explore new ideas on tour of AmericasLike all the coaches bar Joe Schmidt, like all the teams bar Ireland,...

Wales win to secure second; Scotland third; France fourth; England fifth

5 months ago by Breaking : Rugby

Wales secured runners-up spot in this season's NatWest 6 Nations Championship after edging out France at the Principality Stadium.