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Scarlets announce new head coach

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets legend Dwayne Peel will return to his former club to take charge as head coach ahead of the 2021-22 season.   Peel donned the Scarlets on 151 occasions. He was capped 76 times for Wales...

Law Trials Confirmed for Rainbow Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three law variations will be trialled in the Rainbow Cup starting next week, Red Card Replacements, Captain’s Challenge and Goal-line drop-outs all come in to affect for the tournament.   Alan...

Scarlets and Wales hooker Ryan Elias signs new deal

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hooker Ryan Elias has become the latest Wales international to sign a new deal with the Scarlets.   Hailing from Carmarthen, the 26-year-old is one of a number of home-grown products in the Scarlets...

Warren Gatland announces coaching staff for 2021 Lions tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has announced his coaching staff for the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa.   After much uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, it was finally decided that...

Tommy O'Donnell announces retirement

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tommy O’Donnell has announced today that he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the season.       A one-club man, O’Donnell has made 186 Munster appearances...

All the Champions Cup quarter-final line ups

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Update to the latest version of the Ultimate Rugby app here   Quarter-final notes. • Home clubs have a 76% success rate from the 96 tournament quarter-finals which have been played...

Sale Sharks smell La Rochelle blood in the water

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The quarter-finals will kick off at Stade Marcel-Deflandre as La Rochelle host Sale Sharks.   The French outfit had the better of the Cherry & Whites last weekend in a 27-16 victory at Kingsholm....

Jake Ball escapes punishment for dangerous clearout on Faf de Klerk

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales and Scarlets lock Jake Ball has escaped a citation for his dangerous clear out on Sale Sharks' scrumhalf Far Faf de Klerk during the Champions Cup round of 16.   The Springbok scrumhalf...

CJ Stander captains Munster in his 50th Champions Cup appearance

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Munster team has been named for Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 game against Toulouse at Thomond Park. Peter O’Mahony misses out due to the thigh laceration he sustained...

Marcell Coetzee Named PRO14 Players' Player

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster and Springbok No 8 Marcell Coetzee has been voted in as the Guinness PRO14 Player’s Player of the Season for 2020/21.   Coetzee has delivered stellar performances for Ulster throughout...