Challenge Cup fixtures announced

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR have confirmed the 2018/19 Challenge Cup fixtures, with Dragons kicking off this season’s campaign in Romania against Timisoara Saracens at the Dan Paltinisanu Stadium on...

Pre-Season Highlights: Ospreys 13-26 Saints

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saints got their preseason off to a winning start beating Ospreys 13-26.    

Tipuric named Ospreys captain

3 days ago by Ospreys Rugby

Justin Tipuric will lead the Ospreys this season after he was today confirmed as the Region’s new skipper.   The 29-year old Lions and Wales flanker takes over the role from Alun Wyn Jones,...

Lee Dickson named Bedford Blues captain

4 days ago by Bedford Blues

Bedford Blues scrum-half Lee Dickson has been named club captain for the 2018-19 Championship season. Former England number nine Dickson, 33, joined the Goldington Road club from Northampton Saints at...

Experienced heads return to New Zealand for 2018 Mitre 10 Cup

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the 2018 Mitre 10 Cup, we take a look at the biggest names returning to New Zealand to feature in New Zealand's premier provisional competition.    Thomas Waldrom - Wellington   The...

Joe Gray rejoins Saints from Harlequins

1 week ago by Northampton Saints

The England and Premiership Champions rejoins from Harlequins where he has been for the last 8 years, making over 150 appearances.   Having moved through the youth sytem at Saints and made his senior...

Sam Dickinson appointed as Ealing Trailfinders Club Captain for 2018/19 season

1 week ago by Ealing Trailfinders

Ealing Trailfinders can today reveal that Sam Dickinson will be Club Captain for the 2018/19  season.  The second-row/back-rower joined the West Londoners mid-way through the 2017/18 campaign,...

5 Rookies to watch out for in the Premiership

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The long-awaited return of the English Premiership season just a few short weeks we take a look at 5 youngsters that could make their breakthrough this year. There are a number of players that could...

Van Velze named Worcester Warriors captain for 2018/19 campaign

1 week ago by Worcester Warriors

Back row GJ van Velze has been named as Warriors’ Club captain for the 2018/19 campaign. The South African, who captained the side from 2014 to 2017, is reinstated with the armband as Warriors embark...

Leicester Tigers sign Two International Front Rowers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have added Fiji international prop Campese Ma’afu and Tonga international prop David Feao to their squad for the 2018/19 season.    Experienced front-rower Campese...