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England squad update - France test week

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have gathered at their training base as they prepare for this weekend’s Quilter International against France.    Jones has assembled a squad of 33 players for the match –...

Premiership Round 2 - top stats performers: most tackles, turnovers, metres gained & more

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 2 of the Premiership threw out a couple of surprises as the competition continues its great standards.   We turn our attention to the stats columns in which the names of the round’s...

Sale Sharks sign the tallest player in Super Rugby history

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks have confirmed the signing of South African second-rower Jean-Pierre du Preez from the Cheetahs.    The lock joins the club on a two-year deal and will link up with the...

Premiership Highlights: Newcastle v Sale Sharks

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Newcastle Falcons edged the Sale Sharks 15-13 in round 2 of the Premiership. The Falcons opened the scoring with a penalty just five minutes in to lead 3-0, but missed a shot at goal around...

Newcastle turning heads with second big win

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newly promoted Newcastle Falcons are making waves in the Premiership after completing the first two rounds of the tournament unbeaten.   They kicked off their campaign by surprising many when they...

How the 2020 Currie Cup works and everything you need to know about round one

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

There will be a rejuvenated sense of energy this weekend as the local rugby season switches to the next chapter with the opening round of the Carling Currie Cup, with three matches to be broadcast live...

Six-Two split on the bench as George Ford returns to the England starting line up

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his England team for their key Autumn Nations Cup tie against Wales this weekend. England will travel to Llanelli, where they will take on the hosts at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday...

Watson and Cowan-Dickie summoned by Jones

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The English duo of Anthony Watson and Luke Cowan-Dickie have been recalled by England head coach Eddie Jones ahead of this coming weekend’s fixture against Wales at Parc Y Scarlets.   Watson...

Bulls crowned Super Rugby Unlocked Champions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls delivered a dominant first half performance against the Pumas at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday to finish their Super Rugby Unlocked campaign on a winning note with a 21-5 victory and the honour...

Toulouse put feelers out for Lions centre

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A report in City Press Newspaper indicates that French Top 14 side Toulouse have sought permission from the Lions franchise to hold talks with young up-&-coming centre Wandisile Simelane.   However,...