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Wales captain Jones facing race to be fit for start of Six Nations

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales could be without captain Alun Wyn Jones for their Six Nations opener against Ireland as he recovers from a knee injury.     Alun Wyn Jones will need at least 10 weeks to recover from...

Replay: England v Ireland 2019

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Relive the action from England's trip to Dublin in the opening round of the 2019 Six Nations.      

Predicted: How Ireland could line up in the Six Nations opener

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland kick off a new era on Saturday 1 February with Andy Farrell taking charge of his first game as the new Irish head coach as they host Scotland.   The former defence coach will name his...

Reader's Right Wing of the Year

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the year draws to a close we take a look back at the year that was and have nominated four players from each position for your team of the year.   We have included players based on their club...

Reader's Flyhalf of the Year

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

  As the year draws to a close we take a look back at the year that was and have nominated four players from each position for your team of the year.   We have included players based on their...

Reader's Loosehead Prop of the Year

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the year draws to a close we take a look back at the year that was and have nominated four players from each position for your team of the year.   We have included players based on their club...

Rugby's elite in talks over new ring-fenced world championship

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby’s proposed 12-team Nations Championship was abandoned in June, however, according to a report by Matt Hughes in the Dailymail, the major nations are keen to build on the...

Jacques Brunel comments on Mathieu Bastareaud's omission

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

France will head to the 2019 Rugby World Cup without Mathieu Bastareaud after their Six Nations vice-captain was left out of a 31-man squad.     Mathieu Bastareaud has been left out of France's...

French Sport Agency Tables Lucrative Six Nations Bid That Could Derail The Nations Championship - Reports

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby's hopes of the Nations Championship being approved has hit another snag with the Six Nations reportedly considering another lucrative offer tabled by French Sports Agency Lagardère.   According...

James Ryan picks up Player of the Year Award

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster and Ireland lock James Ryan has been named the Players’ Player of the Year at the 2019 Irish Rugby Players Awards in Dublin.   The 22-year-old Ryan has maintained a formidable presence...