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France vs Scotland to go ahead on Sunday as planned

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland's Six Nations match against France in Paris on Sunday has been given the green light to go ahead despite 13 positive coronavirus tests in the French camp.   The Six Nations clash between...

England Team Named: Ford and Lawes start

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his England team to play Italy in the Six Nations this weekend.   Mako Vunipola is back from injury at loose-head prop, with Kyle Sinckler (tight-head prop) and Luke Cowan-Dickie...

'No one is near him atm' - Aaron Smith hails Dupont as the world's best

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Aaron Smith says Antoine Dupont is "on another level" to any other player in the world as the mercurial scrum-half strives to end France's Six Nations title drought.   Dupont tormented Italy in...

Watch: Antoine Dupont's excellent offload for France try

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont produced a masterclass in the first half assisting all three of France's tries as his side lead 3-24 at half time.   The third was arguably the best as he put Arthur Vincent away...

WATCH: Antoine Dupont's clever grubber for Gael Fickou to score

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Antoine Dupont created a try for centre Gael Fickou with this stellar little grubber inside the Italy 22 as France led 3-24 at half time.     So good 😮 pic.twitter.com/E1bKm72Bud —...

Watch: Dylan Cretin scores the first try of the Six Nations

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France got off to a great start in the opening game of the 2020 Six Nations as Dylan Cretin crashed over the line inside the first 10 minutes of the game.     The first try of the #GuinnessSixNations...

CVC's Six Nations deal approved by French Board

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The French Rugby Federation (FFR) announced on Saturday that its has approved a private equity firm's investment in the Six Nations.   CVC Capital Partners will take a 14.3% stake in the annual...

England keen to sink teeth into weakened French outfit

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Autumn Nations Cup is set for a thrilling conclusion as the tournament’s only two unbeaten teams will clash in the final game on Sunday.   England and France have risen as the current...

"It's going to take a bit of time." - Welsh hooker on Pivac plan

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales head coach Wayne Pivac is weathering an agonising time at the helm with seven losses in nine tests. Pivac ascended to the national coaching job after doing great things with Welsh club Scarlets,...

One addition to Scotland's Autumn Nations Cup squad

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has updated the Scotland squad for the forthcoming Autumn Nations Cup. Exeter Chiefs' scrum-half Sam Hidalgo-Clyne is named as the only new addition from Townsend’s...