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Cornish Pirates duo sign with Gloucester

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

With no word on when the threatened Championship will begin (if it begins at all), the Premiership clubs have been browsing the lower leagues in search of short-term talent.   Gloucester’s...

Steenson agrees contract extension

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Long-serving Exeter Chiefs fly-half Gareth Steenson has today agreed a contract extension that will see him through to the end of the current 2019/20 season.   The cast list of Exeter’s promotion-winning...

Where are they now? The extraordinary 2008 Wales under-20s team

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Back in 2008, the Wales u20 team reached the semi-finals of the Under-20 Junior World Cup in 2008 when it was hosted by the country.   The star-studded side saw 10 of the players go on...

Throwback to Rob Cook's bizarre kicking style

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Gloucester fullback Rob Cook's goal-kicking was/is one of the most bizarre techniques ever seen in rugby.   Dan Biggar become well know for his twitching before he kicked which ultimately...

'We no longer feel able to keep quiet'- Newcastle Falcons hit back at Ealing Trailfinders

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have issued a statement after Ealing Trailfinders DoR Ben Ward's comments which appeared on the front page of the Rugby Paper on Sunday.   Ward warned over the possibility of a...

Greene King IPA Championship- Weekend Round Up - Round 15

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 15 of the Greene King IPA Championship saw three games played and three suspended due to Coronavirus.   The games between Nottingham-Jersey Reds, London Scottish-Hartpury and Ealing-Yorkshire...

Greene King IPA Championship- Weekend Round Up

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nottingham Rugby v Hartpury       Nottingham Rugby enjoyed a good win at home over Hartpury in their Week 13 clash.   Nottingham started sluggishly which Hartpury took advantage...

Joe Ford leaves Yorkshire Carnegie

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Yorkshire Carnegie Head Coach Joe Ford has decided to leave the club with immediate effect to concentrate on business activities away from rugby.   Ford returned to the club this summer for the...

Patrick Ryan signs for Cornish Pirates

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cornish Pirates can confirm that they have signed 21-year-old back-row player Patrick ‘Paddy’ Ryan, who has previously played at Northampton Saints.     Kildare-born, Ryan first...

Sam Matavesi to join Northampton Saints

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today confirm the signing of Fijian international hooker Sam Matavesi with immediate effect.   The 27-year-old, who can also play as a number eight, arrives at Franklin’s...