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Callum Braley hangs up his test boots

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy scrumhalf Callum Braley has announced his retirement from test rugby.   The 28-year-old, who started the historic 21-22 victory over Wales in the Six Nations has cited family reasons...

Amy Cokayne Eager for Red Roses Return

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cokayne has spent nearly 10 weeks on the sidelines due to a calf injury, but could make her return on Sunday against Ireland.   England’s strength in depth is enviable for most teams...

Seán Cronin Announces Retirement from Rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster Rugby and Ireland hooker Seán Cronin has announced his decision to retire from rugby at the end of the current season.   Cronin, who turns 36 next month, has to date won 204 caps...

2023 Six Nations Fixtures Announced

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The fixtures for the 2023 Six Nations Championship have been announced.   Ireland kick off the 2023 Championship at the Principality against Wales England host Scotland in the Calcutta...

Ireland Women Squad Update Ahead of England Clash

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The extended Ireland Women’s Squad assembled at the IRFU High Performance Centre on Saturday for a one-day camp ahead of this weekend’s Women’s Six Nations clash against...

James Lowe scores FOUR to send Leinster into the Champions Cup quarter-finals

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster are through to the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup after a comprehensive 56-20 (82-41 on aggregate) victory over Connacht.   Leo Cullen's charges will face either Leicester Tigers or...

Scarlets make changes for Dragons test

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets take on Dragons in the URC at Parc y Scarlets on Saturday (19:35; S4C) showing seven personnel changes from last weekend’s win over Cardiff.   Four of those come behind the scrum...

'I’m a rugby player...not a bodybuilder' - Finn Russell

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and Racing 92 flyhalf Finn Russell has insisted that he doesn’t need to look like a “bodybuilder” in order to perform at the highest level.   Russell is one of the...

Thomas Ramos pens new Toulouse deal

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France fullback Thomas Ramos has signed a new deal with Toulouse that will see him remain at the club until 2027.   The 26-year-old joined the senior ranks of the club back in 2014 and joined Colomiers...

'I was disappointed because I should have lived it' - Jalibert after missing the Grand Slam

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bordeaux and France flyhalf Matthieu Jalibert has expressed his disappointment in his club's medical team after missing France's Grand Slam Six Nations earlier this year.   Jalibert has struggled...