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Premiership: Looking ahead to Round 23

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a fortnight’s break in observation of the Champions and Challenge Cups, the Premiership is back in action, kicking off with two big clashes as Bristol Bears tackle Gloucester at Ashton Gate...

What happens if the aggregate scores are level in the second leg of the round of 16?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of this weekend’s decisive matches in the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg and in the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16, here is a reminder of the extra time protocol.     If...

Two more years for Iwan Stephens at Newcastle Falcons

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following his breakthrough season with Newcastle Falcons, flying winger Iwan Stephens has signed a new two-year deal and been promoted into the first-team squad.   The cross-code convert scored...

EPCR Round of 16 referee appointments

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the knockout stages of European club rugby set to further intensify this weekend, EPCR can announce the referee appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg fixtures as well as...

Wasps confirm the signing of promising Newcastle Falcons flyhalf

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps are have confirmed the signing of exciting young English fly-half, who will join the Club next season from Newcastle Falcons.   The England Under 20 international has appeared 13 times...

Cherry & Whites to battle Wasps at Kingsholm

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After their fixture against Worcester was cancelled last weekend, there will be some extra juice in the legs of the Gloucester boys as they host Wasps at Kingsholm.     Wasps had the better...

Wales Women name 37-player squad for the Women’s Six Nations

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Women head coach Ioan Cunningham has named a 37-strong squad for the TikTok Women’s Six Nations.     Siwan Lillicrap leads the squad which includes six uncapped players –...

Six Nations: Jack Willis returns to the England squad ahead of France Test

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 34-player squad for England’s Six Nations match against France this weekend.   Jack Willis returns to the squad for the first time following...

Eddie Jones names England team to face Ireland

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his England side for their Six Nations tie against Ireland this weekend.  England take on Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 12 March (4.45pm KO) and will look to make...