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England squad named ahead of Ireland Test

9 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 35-man squad to begin preparations to play Ireland in their opening Guinness Six Nations match in Dublin on 2 February 2019.           Props...

Gregor Townsend Names Seven Uncapped Players in Scotland Six Nations Squad

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has named seven uncapped players in a 39-man Scotland squad for the 2019 Guinness Six Nations.   Injuries to Fraser Brown and George Turner have opened the...

Wade needs to learn quickly if he's to make NFL switch a success, says Sanu

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mohamed Sanu says Christian Wade needs to adapt quickly if he is to make a successful switch from rugby union to the NFL.     Christian Wade could have a shot at making a successful transition...

Sinoti Sinoti extends Newcastle Falcons stay

2 days ago by Newcastle Falcons

Sinoti Sinoti will be thrilling Newcastle Falcons fans next season - the hot-stepping winger agreeing a contract extension to remain with the Kingston Park club.   The Samoan international scored...

Three Juicy Round Six Champions Cup Clashes To Note

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh v Montpellier, Friday 18th 7:45pm Richard Cockerill's side top Pool 5 through five rounds of action, they lead the French giants Montpellier by three points in a winner takes all clash at Murrayfield...

Champions Cup Round 5 Team of the Week

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

1) Mako Vunipola - Saracens Rugby Another brilliant performance from the England international prop. He showed his deft handling to send Jackson Wray away for Saracens second try.the loosehead was excellent...

Leinster, Ulster and Edinburgh beat Top 14 heavyweights

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster halted Toulouse's 12-match unbeaten run to replace them at the top of European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 1, while Ulster and Edinburgh also claimed big Top 14 scalps on Saturday. Toulouse had...

Willemse celebrates French call up with rousing rendetion of La Marseillaise

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Paul Willemse's Montpellier put themselves in contention for a Champions Cup QF spot with a thumping victory over Newcastle Falcons. Another good performance from the second row and post match he celebrated...

Saturday Champions Cup: Betting Verdicts

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster v Toulouse, 1pm, RDS, Pool 1   Leinster to win by 1-12 17/10   A windy setting in the RDS will keep the scoring low and ensure a tight contest over the 80 minutes as both sides attempt...

Players to Watch: Montpellier vs Newcastle Falcons

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

    Francois Steyn - Montpellier   Montpellier have been incredibly inconsistent this season but Francois Steyn has been a shining light for the French side in recent times. The...