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Danny Cipriani, Dylan Hartley and Mike Brown speak out on England snubs

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England trio Danny Cipriani, Dylan Hartley and Mike Brown have spoken out following their omission from Eddie Jones' 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan.   Danny Cipriani believes he needed...

Dan Robson and Thomas Young named as Wasps co-captains

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have confirmed that Dan Robson and Thomas Young will co-captain the side in the 2019/20 season.     The pair, who have been standout performers in recent seasons for the men in Black...

Newcastle Falcons sign Nottingham tight-head Mike Daniels

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have completed the signing of prop Mike Daniels from Nottingham on a one-year deal.     The 27-year-old tight-head has been on trial with the Falcons for the last few weeks,...

Five Tier Two Players To Watch At The Rugby World Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby World Cup is fast approaching with most nations having already confirmed their 31 man squads for the showpiece in Japan.       As we continue to build to what many fans, coaches...

Eddie Jones Names Team For Final World Cup Warm Up Match

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his side to play against Italy on Friday at St James’ Park in Newcastle.     A mix and match selection strategy sees Joe Marchant named at outside...

Springboks Name Rugby World Cup Squad

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has named his Springbok Rugby World Cup squad.   The squad named features three players attending their third Rugby World Cup – Frans Steyn, Tendai Mtawarira and Francois Louw...

Saracens begin their Champions Cup defence in Paris

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending Champions Cup champions Saracens will begin their defence against Racing 92 at Paris La Défense Arena on Sunday, 17 November.   The Pool 4 confrontation is only one of a host of...

Italy breeze past Russia

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a game that involved 13 tries from one side its is hard to single out and individual. This was the case this evening as Italy hammered Russia. 85 - 15 was the final score with Russia only scoring two...

England name team to face Wales

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

George Ford will captain the side again following Sunday’s 33-19 win over Wales at Twickenham Stadium.  There are three changes to the starting XV that played last weekend. Maro Itoje is named...

Eddie Jones names his 31-man England squad for the Rugby World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has confirmed his official 31-man squad to participate in the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan beginning next month.   Owen Farrell will captain England in...