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Gatland covers his bases with 35-player standby list - report

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions boss Warren Gatland has decided to place more than 30 players on his standby list for the 2021 Lions Tour to South Africa.   In April, Gatland sent out more than 70 invitations...

British and Irish Lions Players & Staff Take Pay Cut - Report

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions stars and staff have accepted a 25 per cent pay cut ahead of this summer's trip to South Africa, according to a report by the Daily Mail.     2021 Lions will be...

Tadhg Furlong confirms that he turned down a longer IRFU contract

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland and Leinster tighthead prop Tadhg Furlong has revealed that he turned down a longer contract offer from the IRFU.   The 28-year-old has reiterated that he is "very happy" with...

Wales to host Canada and Argentina this summer

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales will play three summer tests in Cardiff this July as revised international fixtures have been announced.   Wayne Pivac’s side will face Canada (July 3) and back-to-back games against...

Ireland Set To Play Japan And USA In July

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad are set to play two Test matches in July against Japan and the USA at the Aviva Stadium.   As outlined by World Rugby today, on the 3rd July Ireland are scheduled...

Springboks to resume international action against Georgia

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Springboks will make their much-anticipated return to international action in July when the world champions host Georgia in a historic two-match series, which is part of a bumper World Rugby midyear...

Ellis Genge warns Lions of Jasper Wiese

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers and England loosehead prop Ellis Genge has issued a friendly warning to the recently-named British & Irish Lions squad (for which he missed out on selection) to be wary of the abilities...

AWJ will fight for his place in the Lions' test team

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newly-appointed Lions captain, Alun Wyn Jones, has made it clear that the leadership responsibility does not automatically guarantee him a spot in the test side – something he is willing...

Ali Price relishing chance to partner Russell in Lions jersey

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland scrumhalf and soon-to-be British & Irish Lion, Ali Price, is relishing the opportunity to play alongside fellow Scotsman, Finn Russell, in the red jersey as the Lions launch their campaign...