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Former Scotland forward Tim Swinson to retire at end of the season

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and Glasgow Warriors second-row Tim Swinson has decided to call time on his career at the age of 33.   "It's a hard goodbye to the game I've played for the last 14 years," Swinson wrote...

Jimmy Gopperth signs new deal at Wasps

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps veteran Jimmy Gopperth has signed a new contract at the club - a month before his 37th birthday.     Jimmy is proudly supported by @CCContractingUK pic.twitter.com/gJ37GB7uSv —...

Where are they now? The extraordinary 2008 Wales under-20s team

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Back in 2008, the Wales u20 team reached the semi-finals of the Under-20 Junior World Cup in 2008 when it was hosted by the country.   The star-studded side saw 10 of the players go on...

Six Players Who Played Through Horrific Injuries

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Cambridge dictionary describes pain as an 'unpleasant physical feeling, often caused by injury or illness, that you want to stop'. However, for some people, pain is just a minor inconvenience.   We...

Where are they now? The 2016 U20 Ireland Team That Reached The Final Of The World Championship

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2016, a talented Ireland team reached the final of the u20 World Championship doing so for the first time since the competition made the competition's age limit to 20.   The side went unbeaten...

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in:   Players out: Rhys Webb (Ospreys),...

Premiership players on verge of launching new union - reports

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership players are in advanced discussions over potentially launching a breakaway union after growing frustrated with the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) and its response to the coronavirus...

Who Is Next? The England Flyhalves In Waiting

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England has regularly had an excellent playmaker running things from the #10 jersey at test level with George Ford and Owen Farrell currently bossing the position since their respective debuts.   The...

“This has been a difficult decision to make in the most unprecedented of circumstances" - Newcastle Falcons Promoted

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have confirmed receipt of the Rugby Football Union’s decision to promote the club to the Premiership for the 2020-21 season. The Falcons were 18 points clear at the top of...

The Incredible List Of Talented Players Whose Top 14 Contracts Are Expiring At The End Of The Season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Top 14 is currently on pause and as it stands a number of players will not be afforded the time to prove they deserve a contract extension by the end of the season.   Bi-weekly rugby newspaper,...