Sam Skinner rugby player
Sam Skinner rugby player

Sam Skinner

31st Jan 1995 1.96m/111kg No 4 Lock

Pivac hails 'ultimate professional' Jones ahead of record-equalling appearance

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones will equal Richie McCaw's world record of 148 Tests on Saturday, and Wales coach Wayne Pivac has paid tribute to his skipper.     Wales head coach Wayne Pivac hailed captain...

RFU on Eddie's ref comments, PRO14 suspended, Sam Lousi banned for 5 weeks & more

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

RFU issue statement criticising Eddie Jones' ref comments     The RFU have released a statement following Eddie Jones’ comments regarding the referee in the Six Nations match against...

Three Changes To Scotland's Line Up For Six Nations Finale

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has made three changes to the starting Scotland team for this Saturday’s Six Nations finale against Wales in Cardiff (14 March, kick-off 2.15pm).   All...

Scotland change three for French clash

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland hooker Fraser Brown will mark a half-century of Test caps for his country as one of three changes to face France this Sunday at BT Murrayfield Stadium.     All three alterations...

"Positive discussions have taken place with stand-off Finn Russell" - Russell could make Scotland return

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Finn Russell will not play for Scotland at this year's Six Nations, but could yet make return to the international stage for the tour of South Africa and New Zealand.   The Racing 92 flyhalf and coach...

Scotland Flyer Ruled Out For The Remainder Of The Six Nations

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh second-row Lewis Carmichael has been added to Scotland's 37-man squad named for the remaining rounds of the 2020 Six Nations. The 24-year-old has impressed for the PRO14 Conference B leaders...

Weekend Round Up

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Big wins for Munster, Connacht and Leinster while Ulster fall to Ospreys   Munster demolished the Southern Kings last night 68-3 in an embarrassingly one-sided game at Irish Independent Park, amassing...

Skinner and Fagerson added to Scotland Six Nations squad

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Skinner and Matt Fagerson have been added to Scotland's Six Nations squad for the rest of the tournament.     Exeter Chiefs second row Skinner and Glasgow Warriors back row Fagerson...

Russell's 6 Nations involvement to be reassessed after England game, says Townsend

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend has spoken to Finn Russell and informed the player he will reassess his place in Scotland's squad after the Calcutta Cup clash against England.     Fly-half Russell was omitted...

Swap Players – Champions Cup & Challenge Cup

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The following players have been nominated by their clubs as incoming Swap Players for the 2019/20 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments.   The registration of the incoming players...