URC Round 17 Preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby v Munster Rugby. Friday 7.35pm   The first of two sell-outs in the BKT URC this weekend, with a capacity crowd of 7,774 set to watch this meeting between two in-form teams at Hive...

Fraser Brown calls quits on career

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fraser Brown will retire from international and club rugby at the end of this season. Aged 34, the hooker has opted to call time on his career where he earned 61 caps for Scotland and...

Boks’ Castle Lager Outgoing Tour fixtures confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will line up against Rugby World Cup opponents, Scotland and England, before taking on Wales in the Castle Lager Outgoing Tour in November, with the last Tests confirmed on Monday.   The...

Seven changes for Saturday night Scarlets showdown

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh Rugby make seven changes for tomorrow night’s BKT United Rugby Championship encounter with Scarlets at Hive Stadium (Saturday 20 April, kick-off 7.35pm) – live on Premier Sports. Five...

World Cup Debut Results in Unprecedented 3 Match Home July 2024 Series for Chile

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chile has secured an unprecedented three-match home series for July. Previous July International series have seen Los Cóndores struggling for matches. However, now with the team having debuted at...

The “old school” Scotsman making his mark in west Wales

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alex Craig is an “old school” rugby player enjoying a new lease of life.   The second row’s move to the Scarlets has seen him secure a return to the Scotland squad, with his fine...

Four uncapped players named in Springbok Women team against Spain

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok Women’s coach Louis Koen has included four uncapped players – two in the starting pack and two on the bench – when they play Spain in a one-off Test at Pepe Rojo Stadium in...

Six Nations record-breaker Lamaro living for the moment in Italian Rugby

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As far as Michele Lamaro is concerned, the future has already arrived for Italian rugby. The inspirational flanker has just captained the Azzurri to their best ever Six Nations campaign, with wins over...

Japan League One Round 10 Review

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Crowley off the mark as Honda fires up Mie Honda Heat has given ex-Italy coach Kieran Crowley his maiden win in Japan Rugby League One after a courageous 20-19 victory over fellow...

Wales finish bottom of Six Nations as Italy win in Cardiff

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales suffered the ignominy of a first Six Nations wooden spoon since 2003 after Italy posted a 24-21 victory over them in Cardiff. Not even George North’s farewell appearance before international...