Rankings race kicks off ahead of Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby and the France 2023 Organising Committee have confirmed that the Rugby World Cup 2023 Pool Draw will take place in Paris after the November 2020 international window.       France...

Wales Women name their side

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jasmine Joyce and Hannah Jones have been named in the Wales Women starting line-up for Sunday’s Women’s Six Nations Championship opener against Italy at Cardiff Arms Park (1pm). The experienced...

Lions sign former Springbok Willem Alberts

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions Rugby have today confirmed that Willem Alberts will return to his roots & wear their jersey once more.   The 35-year-old made his debut for the Golden Lions in 2007. In November...

Six Nations: Brian O'Driscoll's Players to Watch

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brian O'Driscoll highlights three players he feels will make an impact for their sides.                Alexandre Fischer: Clermont & France   As...

Cotter Appointed Fiji Head Coach

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji Rugby Union have announced the appointment of New Zealander Vern Cotter as the incoming Fiji Head Coach.     The two-time Super Rugby and Top 14 Championship winner will take the reins...

Injury scare for Wales with Faletau leaving the field early in Bath's victory

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh fans would have had their heads in their hands as Taulupe Faletau took a heavy knock in the final moments of Bath's final Premiership game before the Six Nations.   However, Bath...

WillGriff John and Byron McGuigan on their 6 Nations call-ups

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

WillGriff John and Byron McGuigan's reactions to their respective 6 Nations call-ups for Wales & Scotland, their thoughts heading into the tournament and more.

England skipper Farrell non-committal on Saracens future

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England captain Owen Farrell had the chance to confirm he would stay with crisis-hit Saracens, but instead he said talks were "ongoing".     England captain Owen Farrell has declared "nothing...

Harlequins confirm the signing of Springbok André ‘The Giant’ Esterhuizen

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Powerhouse Springbok centre André Esterhuizen has signed for Harlequins, joining from Super Rugby side, the Sharks.   The 25-year-old, who has played eight test matches for the Springboks,...

Williams out of Italy clash, Rees-Zammit boost for Wales

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wayne Pivac is hoping Liam Williams will make his comeback from an ankle injury in the second round of the Six Nations against Ireland.     Wales full-back Liam Williams will miss the first...