Scotland to host Tonga in October

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland will host Tonga at Murrayfield on Saturday 30 October as the sides agreed to an extension of their Autumn Nations Series campaigns.    It will be the first time in 20 years that Tonga...

Gatland opens up on decision to name Hogg captain

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland has spoken to the South African media ahead of their clash with the Emirates Lions in Johannesburg.    Earlier today (Thursday), Gatland...

Springboks to play 14 tests in 5 months

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After being starved of test rugby since November 2019, the Springboks are set to be back in the thick of it again with 14 scheduled test matches in just 5 months.    On Friday evening, Siya Kolisi’s men...

Looking ahead to Round 3 of U20 Six Nations

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 3 of the U20 Six Nations kicks off tomorrow and sees Scotland taking on the Italians, followed by France vs Wales, and will conclude with the titanic contest of Ireland against the English....

Preview - Ireland Under 20 v Wales Under Under 20

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Six Nations Under-20s continues this Friday as Wales host Ireland to kick off a thrilling triple-header of rugby at Cardiff Arms Park.Wales got off to a winning start with a victory over Italy (25-8)...

John Mitchell named as England A head coach

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England defence coach John Mitchell has been tasked with overseeing the England A side as they prepare for their clash against Scotland A this weekend.    England head coach Eddie Jones said: “Mitch...

Lewis Carmichael retires, aged 26

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a rather surprising development, Edinburgh and Scotland lock, Lewis Carmichael, has announced his retirement from professional rugby at the age of just 26, according to a piece in edinburghrugby.org.    During...

"Angry" Hogg may be benched for final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and Exeter Chiefs fullback Stuart Hogg may be asked to take a seat on the bench this weekend when Exeter take on Harlequins in the Premiership final – a notion which has evidently left...

Dingwall replaces Tuilagi in England squad

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have confirmed that Manu Tuilagi has withdrawn from the England squad after picking up an injury during Sale Sharks' Gallagher Premiership semi-final at the weekend.      Northampton...

England squad update

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sean Robinson has withdrawn from the England squad after sustaining an MCL injury during training. It is unlikely that he will be available again this summer.      Robinson has been...