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IRFU blocking provinces from negotiating new contracts

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership and TOP14 clubs are busy recruiting for the 2020/21 seasons but the IRFU are blocking the Provinces from negotiating new contracts, says Agent Niall Woods.    A former Ireland...

Champions and Challenge Cup Round 1 &2 Referee Appointments

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

France’s Mathieu Raynal will be in charge when Exeter Chiefs begin their Heineken Champions Cup defence against Glasgow Warriors at Sandy Park next month. Raynal’s selection for the Pool B...

Everything you need to know ahead of round 5 of the PRO14

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 5 of the Guinness PRO14 promises excitement and drama with five more matches set for the weekend. Munster and Benetton’s Saturday afternoon contest might have been postponed but there is more...

Daly joins Connacht on short-term deal

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht Rugby can confirm Cormac Daly has joined the province on a short-term deal.     Daly is a former Ireland U20s international and previously trained with the Connacht Professional squad...

Winners & Losers: Champions Cup Draw

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pools are in for the 2020/21 season of the Champions Cup. Holders Exeter Chiefs, will play against Toulouse and Glasgow Warriors in the pool stage of the 2020/21 competition following the...

Pools confirmed for the 2020/21 Champions Cup Season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Champions Cup holders, Exeter Chiefs, will play against Toulouse and Glasgow Warriors in the pool stage of the 2020/21 Heineken Champions Cup following the tournament Pool Draw which was held today (Wednesday...

Champions Cup Pool Draw for 2020/21 season to take place on 28 October

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pool Draw for the Heineken Champions Cup will be staged in Lausanne for the third successive year on Wednesday 28 October when Europe’s elite clubs will find out who their opponents will be for...

Daily Round-Up - 15 September 2020

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Virimi Vakatawa's next move?     French international Virimi Vakatawa is linked with a possible move to Gloucester after the club reportedly offered him a 'colossal' deal.     Jack...

PRO14 Coach and Player of the season named

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh duo Duhan van der Merwe and Richard Cockerill have earned the two most prestigious awards on offer in the Guinness PRO14 having been voted in as the best player and coach by their peers for the...