Rugby Europe Championship


Tonga qualifies for Rugby World Cup 2019

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonga have qualified for Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan after finishing second to Fiji in the combined 2016-17 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup standings.   With Samoa failing to secure a bonus point...

Romania name squad for June Tests

3 months ago by Romanian Rugby

Romania has announced their squad that will travel to Japan and Canada before hosting Brazil in Bucharest for the June international series.   Head coach Lynn Howells has selected the vast...

Eddie Jones Backs Relegation & Promotion for Six Nations

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has had his say on the Six Nations Relegation/Promotion debate that is dividing opinion. The tournament organisers meet today under pressure to open up the tournament to the ambitious rugby...

Pool A: Rugby World Cup Draw 2019

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pool draw for the Rugby World Cup 2019 took place in Kyoto, Japan at 17:00 local time (08:00 GMT). The seedings and bands were based on the world rankings at the end of the Six Nations. The...

Get Into Rugby expansion drives World Rugby growth in 2016

4 months ago by World Rugby

Nearly two million girls and boys participated in Get Into Rugby in 2016 8.5 million men, women and children are now playing the game worldwide Women and girls account for more than a quarter of all...

Rob Kearney and Jamie Heaslip ruled out of Champions Cup QF

6 months ago by Leinster Rugby

Leinster will be without the services of Ireland No. 8 Jamie Heaslip and fullback Rob Kearney for this weekend's clash against Cardiff.  Both players missed Ireland's final 6 Nations game against...

Rugby Europe formalise its request to the 6 Nations

6 months ago by Rugby Europe

The first meeting of Rugby Europe Board of Directors took place this Thursday March 9th in Paris.   The discussion about “6 Nations opening to the other European unions” was among the...

Ultimate Rugby's Pick of the Weekend's Fixtures

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

6 Nations England vs Scotland   England head into this match on the brink of equalling the New Zealand record of 18 consecutive victories, while Scotland have the chance to win a Triple Crown,...

Ultimate Rugby's Pick of the Weekend's Fixtures

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pro 12 Leinster vs Scarlets The final match in the Pro 12 this weekend will be the one that everyone will be looking forward to as the Irish and Welsh heavyweights clash in Dublin. Scarlets will be looking...

Rugby Europe Championship Round One Roundup

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Germany shock Romania   41-38 Georgia beat Belgium         31-6 Russia lose to Spain            16-6