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The Stars From The U20s Class Of 2009

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2009, Japan hosted the u20 Junior World Championship with 43 players who were involved in that 2009 tournament returning to Japan a decade later to play in the senior men's World Cup.    We...

Gareth Edwards ranked as the greatest scrumhalf of all time by Barnes and Jones

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Times has continued their Top Tens series with Stephen Jones and Stuart Barnes picking their greatest scrum-halves of all time and for once they agree on one thing with both selecting Gareth Edwards...

Scottish Rugby Chairman Colin Grassie Makes Way For John Jeffrey

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has today been confirmed that Scottish Rugby chairman Cloin Grassie has stepped down from his post and will be replaced by former British & Irish Lion John Jeffrey as an independent Non-Executive...

Former Scotland forward Tim Swinson to retire at end of the season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and Glasgow Warriors second-row Tim Swinson has decided to call time on his career at the age of 33.   "It's a hard goodbye to the game I've played for the last 14 years," Swinson wrote...

Andy Farrell's International Debut

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell, current coach of the Ireland national team and father of incumbent England captain Owen, is capped at international level for rugby league and union.   In 2005, Farrell announced his...

The Talented Group Of Stars From The U20s Class Of 2008

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

In 2008, Sixteen teams assembled in Wales for what was then dubbed as 'the inaugural IRB Junior World Championship 2008'.   The competition replaced the U21 IRB Junior World Championship...

QUIZ: Can You Name Eddie Jones' First England 23?

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

6 February 2016, marked a new era in England Rugby as former Wallabies and Japan head coach Eddie Jones took charge of his first test match as England head coach against Scotland.   Jones started...

Scotland International Ruardhi Jackson Retires

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland international Ruaridh Jackson has decided to retire from the game at the age of 32.     Jackson hangs up his boots after 163 caps for Glasgow Warriors, 19 for Wasps, 18 for Harlequins...

Jonah Lomu: New Zealand legend's finest moments

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The late, great Jonah Lomu would have celebrated his 45th birthday on May 12th.       News of the New Zealand legend's death at the age of only 40 rocked the sporting world in November...

Pro14 plan for late August return

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Plans are being considered to resume the Pro14 season on 22 August following the global pandemic.   Discussions are being held over the tournament's future with games probably staged behind...