Burns fully committed to Ireland

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster fly-half Billy Burns has said that he harbours no conflicting emotions when it comes to representing Ireland against England this coming weekend in the Autumn Nations Cup.   Burns was born...

Leicester Tigers confirm re-signings

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed a number of players have signed contract extensions at the club.   The club confirmed the departure of five players including England centre Manu Tuilagi...

Will Collier commits to Quins

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins is pleased to confirm that prop Will Collier has re-signed for the Club, extending his tenure in South-West London.     Collier, 28, has made 164 appearances for Harlequins since...

Memories of standing up to the All Blacks in Japan in '09 inspiring Ruddock brothers

1 year ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

It's 10 years since Ciaran and Rhys Ruddock were part of a talented Ireland U20s side that travelled to Japan to compete in the Junior World Cup.

Pocket rocket Casey relishing Munster life

1 year ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

“I’m trying to be a sponge around them, especially Alby,” smiled Junior World Cup hero Craig Casey as he discussed his first few weeks as a fully-fledged member of the Munster senior...

Hotshot: France U20 back-row Jordan Joseph

1 year ago by Rugby World

Get to know teenage No 8 Jordan Joseph, who is a back-to-back U20 World Cup winnerHard running: Jordan Joseph on the attack at this year's Junior World Cup (Getty Images)Get to know teenage No 8 Jordan...

Lewis Ludlam: ‘This time last year I was fighting for a club contract’ | Gerard Meagher

1 year ago by The Guardian

The Northampton flanker is a surprise World Cup inclusion but in many ways he exemplifies Eddie Jones’s England squadTwenty-four hours after Lewis Ludlam’s remarkable rise into England’s World Cup...

Ian McKinley wants to complete the cycle in Japan extravaganza

1 year ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Ian McKinley said that heading to Japan with Italy next month, 10 years after featuring there for Ireland in the Junior World Cup, would circle a remarkable rugby journey.

Callum Sheedy and Marcus Smith are standout inclusions for England

2 years ago by The Guardian

• Inexperienced England face Barbarians on Sunday• Sheedy and Smith are two of 20 uncapped members in squadCallum Sheedy and Marcus Smith are the eye-catching inclusions in a vastly inexperienced England...

Liam Coltman commits to Highlanders

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the recent re-signing of halfback Aaron Smith, All Blacks hooker Liam Coltman has also re-signed with his Super Rugby club and New Zealand Rugby through to 2022.     29-year-old...