Premiership Rugby

2019 - 2020

Maro Itoje reveals that he wants year away from Saracens

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Saracens lock Maro Itoje has revealed that he intends to spend at least a year of his career abroad.   The 25-year-old has spent his career at Saracens but revealed ahead of...

Form Guide: Champions Cup Quarter-Finals

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup is back and just eight teams remain as the top clubs in Europe battle it out this weekend for a place in the semi-finals.   Five winners, with 13 Champions Cup titles, remain...

Premiership | Bristol vs Northampton Line ups, stats and more

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A cocktail of frustration and determination will flood the minds of Saints as they go marching into Ashton Gate to challenge Bristol Bears after the former nearly toppled log-leaders Exeter on Friday evening.   Exeter...

Worcester Warriors 13-36 Bristol Bears | Reaction, Stats, Highlights and More

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bristol Bears delivered an outstanding second-half performance to earn a historic victory at Sixways, their first win at Worcester's home ground in more than 14 years.   The win saw Pat Lam's men...

Andrew Kitchener red carded for 'cheap shot' punch

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tempers flared in the final moments of Bristols and Worcester Warriors' Premiership clash on Friday with Siale Piutau being shown a yellow card and Worcester's Andrew Kitchener shown a red card.   Kitchener...

Chris Boyd concedes that Saints' have left themselves too much to do to make the playoffs

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chris Boyd admitted that Northampton Saints have now left themselves too much to do in the race for a top-four finish in the Premiership after the 22-19 defeat to Exeter Chiefs on Friday night.    The...

Falcons swoop for rugby league prospect

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leeds Rhinos rugby league prospect Iwan Stephens has switched codes to join Newcastle Falcons’ senior academy.   The 18-year-old England Academy international joins the Falcons on a two-year...

Premiership | Gloucester vs London Irish line ups and preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 18 concludes on Sunday evening with Gloucester hosting London Irish at Kingsholm. There was not much in it the last time the two teams met, in Round 11, with Exiles taking the honours 24-20 at the...

Premiership | Leicester Tigers vs Sale Sharks line ups and preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Can Leicester withstand the storm that Sale brought raining down on Bristol in the last round? Do Sale have enough left in the tank for another such performance to repeat it?   These questions will...

Premiership | Harlequins vs Bath line ups and preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath travel to The Stoop to initiate the fourth encounter of the round when they tackle Harlequins.   Only seven points separated the two teams the last time they came to blows - in the eleventh...