Autumn Nations Series
Autumn Nations Series

Autumn Nations Series

2021

Henderson To Captain Ireland Against Italy As Three Uncapped Players Named In Squad

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland team to face Italy in Saturday’s opening game of Autumn Nations Series at Aviva Stadium has been named. Iain Henderson will captain the side for the second time, having previously led...

Finn Russell keen to make a mark against France

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After missing out on last weekend’s 25-13 win over Italy, Finn Russell is looking to make his return against France on Saturday at Scottish Gas Murrayfield.   The Bath fly-half...

Everything you need to know before Bledisloe 1!

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The match will take place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) with a UK/Ireland kickoff at 10.45am and local kickoff of 7.45pm AEST. South African kickoff time is 11.45 am. The Bledisloe Cup is named...

Player Profile: Davit Niniashvili

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia have always been known for their prowess in the forward pack but in recent years, their backline has come alive.   Flying full-back Davit Niniashvili has spearheaded that revolution,...

Dempsey renews contract with Glasgow Warriors

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the top ball-carriers in the northern hemisphere will remain a Glasgow Warrior for the foreseeable future, after back-rower Jack Dempsey agreed to extend his stay with Franco Smith’s squad.   The...

New deal for Richie Gray

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow's Richie Gray has agreed to a new contract that will keep him at Scotstoun for the foreseeable future.   The 32-year-old has been a mainstay in the second-row for his hometown club since...

Ireland 37-Man Squad to Assemble Ahead of Round 4 Trip to Edinburgh

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland squad reassembled last night ahead of Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations Round 4 clash away to Scotland at BT Murrayfield (Kick-off 3pm).   37 players will commence preparations...

Gregor Townsend: Scotland played their ‘best rugby of the tournament’ in France defeat

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gregor Townsend feels Scotland delivered their best performance of the Six Nations Championship in their narrow 32-21 defeat against France.     Having beaten England and Wales in the opening...

France hang on after a thriller in Rome

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Grand Slam champions France got their Guinness Six Nations campaign off to a bonus-point-winning start with a 29-24 win over Italy but they were given an almighty scare along the way.Leading 19-6 midway...

PREVIEW: Italy vs France

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two of the northern hemisphere's in-form teams will collide when France play Italy at Stadio Olimpico to bring the opening weekend of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations to a close.  Les Bleus won every...