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How The URC Shields & Champions Cup Qualification Works

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The regional pools that form part of the United Rugby Championship format will be known as ‘Shields’ and the winners of each will presented with a shield trophy at the end of the season.   The...

Jonathan Davies to lead Scarlets into 2021-22 URC campaign

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales international and British & Irish Lion Jonathan Davies will captain the Scarlets for the 2021-22 season.   Davies has played 170 matches for the Scarlets since making his debut in 2006...

Wallabies confirmed to play Japan to kick off Spring Tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies will face Japan in Oita on Saturday 23 October, as confirmed by Japan Rugby Union.     The match will kick off the Spring Tour, which will see Australia head to Europe to face...

2021/22 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup fixtures announced

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

European Professional have annonced the fixtures for the 2021/22 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup.     Toulouse, who secured an historic double of Heineken Champions Cup and TOP 14 successes...

Premiership Rugby Ins And Outs

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

BATH RUGBY Ins: Will Butt (academy), Arthur Cordwell (academy), Johannes Jonker (Ealing Trailfinders), D’Arcy Rae (Glasgow Warriors), Kieran Verden (academy), Jaco Coetzee (The Stormers), Danny...

Currently uncontracted players from the Northern leagues

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021-22 season is imminent and weeks of busy transfer activity has changed the situations of many players; some will turn out in new jerseys and some have been rendered free agents.     Here’s...

The New Signings Each Top 14 Club Made During The Off Season

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The French Top 14 returns this weekend in a mouth-watering opening round of fixtures.   Newly promoted Biarritz Olympique opening the competition against last season's semi-finalists Union...

United Rugby Championship Fixtures Unveiled

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After great anticipation, the URC have revealed all 144 regular season match-ups as South Africa’s top clubs take to the field against the Celtic and Italian nations in a global first for rugby.   Building...

Jones joins Dragons on short-term loan deal

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Rugby scrum half Lewis Jones has joined Dragons Rugby on a short term loan deal.     The academy product, who came through the pathway to make his senior debut in 2011, makes an immediate...

Shane Williams backs Priestland to wear Welsh jersey again

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary Welsh winger Shane Williams has conveyed the notion that Rhys Priestland could be back in the red jersey soon.    Priestland has recently returned to Wales after a stint with Bath...