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Ultimate Rugby's Test Team Of The Year

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

With test rugby going on a break until next year we look back at the year that was in 2018 and pick our team of the year.   Ireland are understandably well represented while there are a few surprises...

Former Scotland & Edinburgh Prop retires

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh centurion and Scotland international prop, Alasdair Dickinson has announced his retirement from all forms of professional rugby.   The 34-year-old signed for Edinburgh in 2004 after turning...

Former Wales Captain Calls Time On Illustrious Career

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues, Wales and British & Irish Lion flanker Sam Warburton, OBE, has called timed on his illustrious rugby career.   Capped 74 times by Wales and a further five by the British &...

Eddie Jones quits England to lead Australia

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following England’s disappointing 2018 Six Nations campaign, Eddie Jones has handed in his resignation and has taken up a new role with the Wallabies.   Jones has been named as the Wallabies...

Conrad Smith backs Joe Schmidt to coach the All Blacks

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two time World Cup winner Conrad Smith has backed Ireland’s Joe Schmidt to succeed Steve Hansen as All Blacks coach following his stunning success in the Six Nations.   Smith added his voice...

Monday Morning Round Up

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Karmichael Hunt fined and suspended  Rugby Australia has concluded its disciplinary process into the off-field conduct of Wallabies and Queensland Reds back Karmichael Hunt following his arrest in...

Six Nations Highlights: England v Ireland

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland came away with the Grand Slam victory after a convincing win over their rivals, England. They managed to outscore their opponents while also completely shutting down their attack with magnificent...

Six Nations Highlights: Wales v France

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales beat France in the tightest of margins at the Principality stadium. A strange game in some ways as neither team managed to score in the last half an hour of the game. The second saw France dominate...

Six Nations 2018 - Team of the Tournament

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Cian Healy – Ireland The big loosehead is the first of several Irish players in our Six Nations 2018 team of the tournament. This was an easy decision as Healy consistently performed...

Six Nations Highlights: Italy v Scotland

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

What a game we had here in Rome today as the Scots just managed to trump the Italians by 2 points. Fraser brown went over for the first try of the game but Italy swiftly replied with one from...