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Champions Cup fixtures confirmed

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR have confirmed the 2018/19 Champions Cup fixtures, with Leinster Rugby, who last season became only the second club in history to win Europe’s blue-riband club tournament for a fourth time,...

England Under-20 international Max Davies joins Ealing Trailfinders

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ealing Trailfinders can today announce the signing of England Under-20 international Max Davies for the 2018/19 season. The second-rower joins from Newcastle Falcons where he's spent the last two years...

USA prop Paul Mullen signs for Newcastle Falcons

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA international Paul Mullen has joined Newcastle Falcons for the first four months of the Premiership season as the club bolsters its propping stocks.   Born and raised in Ireland, the 26-year-old...

Newcastle Falcons sign Portugese international

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have completed the signing of outside centre Pedro Bettencourt from French club Carcassonne.   A Portugese international at both 7s and 15s, the 23-year-old spent two seasons in...

Chris Ashton and Michael Rhodes Named in England training squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 44-man pre-season training squad to convene from Saturday 4 August until Monday 6 August.  Chris Ashton (Sale Sharks) is selected having returned to...

Premiership Rugby Cup Fixtures Confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester Warriors and Sale Sharks will kick off the brand new Premiership Rugby Cup competition when it is launched on Friday 26 October.    Involving the 12 Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs,...

Carl Rimmer forced to retire following stroke

1 month ago by Exeter Chiefs

Exeter Chiefs prop Carl Rimmer has been forced to retire from professional rugby following a stroke in January, confirms crashballrugby   The 32-year-old suffered his stroke during a Chiefs...

Falcons sign Fiji forward Nemani Nagusa

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fijian back-rower Nemani Nagusa has become Newcastle Falcons’ latest signing ahead of the 2018-19 season.   The 30-year-old helped Fiji win their fourth consecutive Pacific Nations Cup title...

Danny Cipriani Starts Third Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his side to face South Africa in the final of three Tests at Newlands, Cape Town on Saturday 23rd June (KO 1605 BST live on Sky Sports Action & Main Event). There...

Brad Shields and Joe Launchbury Start Second Test v Springboks

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play South Africa in the second Test in Bloemfontein on Saturday 16 June. There are two changes to the starting XV that played on Saturday with...