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Forget about Folau, can the Wallabies replace Kuridrani?

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

All the focus is on how Michael Cheika will fill the void left by Israel Folau at 15 as they test out Haylett-Petty and Beale at the back but should they not be concerned about who will fill the 13 jumper...

England Women name team to face Canada

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England Women head coach Simon Middleton has made nine changes to the side to play Canada Women in their second match of the Women’s Rugby Super Series in San Diego.   Captain Sarah Hunter...

Selecting an England XV to face Italy

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England will head into their clash with Italy this weekend with the hopes they will claim a bonus point victory in order to keep them in the running for the 2019 Six Nations title.   However,...

Player Ratings: Ireland vs England

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England ended Ireland's 12 game unbeaten run in emphatic fashion at Aviva Stadium on Saturday securing a bonus point victory.     We have ranked every starting player and a few standout substitutes...

Combined XV: France v Wales

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France host Wales in the opening 2019 Six Nations fixture. Jacques Brunel has sprung a surprise selection in Romain Ntamack who ultimately replaces France's vice-captain Mathieu Bastareaud in the...

How England Should Line Up Against Ireland

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England face the tough task of facing Ireland in the Aviva Stadium to kick off their 2019 Six Nations campaign. Eddie Jones' side have a few injuries to contend with but the return of the Vunipolas,...

Champions Cup Players To Watch: Sunday

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling weekend of Champions Cup action comes to an end today with Exeter Chiefs facing Castres, Lyon hosting Saracens and Glasgow and Cardiff going head to head.   These are our picks of the...

Jacques Brunel names 5 new faces in the Franch 6 Nations Squad

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Romain Ntamack is one of five new faces in France's 31-man squad for the upcoming Six Nations. The 19-year-old, who can play fly-half or centre, was a member of the Les Bleus squad that won the World...

Thomas injured in Racing win, Toulouse hold off Agen

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92's win over Toulon will not have made pleasant viewing for France coach Jacques Brunel as Teddy Thomas was injured.       Teddy Thomas came off injured for Racing 92 in their...

32-Man England U20s Squad Announced

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England U20s have named their 32-man Elite Player Squad for the 2018/19 season.     The squad, which will compete in the 2019 Six Nations as well as the World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina,...