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Liam Squire's return and Japan star headline Highlanders 2021 squad

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are six new faces and two returning familiar faces among the Highlanders squad announced today. The squad features 22 forwards and 17 backs and will again be co-captained by Ash Dixon and Aaron Smith.   A...

Eddie Jones trims his squad ahead Autumn Nations Cup Finale

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have retained a 27-player squad for this weekend’s Quilter International against France.    Eddie Jones’s side will take on France at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday (2pm KO)...

Newcastle Falcons' Greg Peterson prepares for Wasps challenge

18 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Greg Peterson knows unbeaten Newcastle Falcons will have lost their element of surprise when they make the Gallagher Premiership trip to Wasps on Saturday, but is backing them to rise to the challenge.   The...

England squad update - France test week

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have gathered at their training base as they prepare for this weekend’s Quilter International against France.    Jones has assembled a squad of 33 players for the match –...

Premiership Round 2 - top stats performers: most tackles, turnovers, metres gained & more

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 of the Premiership threw out a couple of surprises as the competition continues its great standards.   We turn our attention to the stats columns in which the names of the round’s...

Sale Sharks sign the tallest player in Super Rugby history

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks have confirmed the signing of South African second-rower Jean-Pierre du Preez from the Cheetahs.    The lock joins the club on a two-year deal and will link up with the...

Premiership Highlights: Newcastle v Sale Sharks

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Newcastle Falcons edged the Sale Sharks 15-13 in round 2 of the Premiership. The Falcons opened the scoring with a penalty just five minutes in to lead 3-0, but missed a shot at goal around...

Newcastle turning heads with second big win

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newly promoted Newcastle Falcons are making waves in the Premiership after completing the first two rounds of the tournament unbeaten.   They kicked off their campaign by surprising many when they...

Single change to Diamond's Sharks for their Kingston Park visit

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks have named their side to face Newcastle Falcons in round two of the Premiership. The Sharks visit Kingston Park on Friday night for the first time since 2018 after last season’s showpiece...

Newcastle Falcons stick with a winning formula

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have stuck with a winning formula for Friday night’s Premiership home game against Sale Sharks, retaining the same starting XV from last weekend’s opening-day victory at Bath.   The...