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London Irish to add Mike Willemse to squad

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish will complete the signing of hooker Mike Willemse ahead of the 2021/22 season.     The 28-year-old South African, who is currently plying his trade for Edinburgh in the Pro14,...

Flood returns as Newcastle host league leaders

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toby Flood returns for Newcastle Falcons as they welcome Premiership leaders Bristol Bears to Kingston Park Stadium on Saturday.   Flood comes in at fly-half as one of only two changes from the...

Law Trials Confirmed for Rainbow Cup

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three law variations will be trialled in the Rainbow Cup starting next week, Red Card Replacements, Captain’s Challenge and Goal-line drop-outs all come in to affect for the tournament.   Alan...

Premiership Confims Fixtures for Rounds 18, 20, 21 & 22

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership Rugby can today confirm the matches in Rounds 18, 20, 21 and 22 of Gallagher Premiership Rugby. The matches in Round 19 are subject to clubs’ participation in the European Challenge Cup...

All-French affair as Racing 92 tackle Bordeaux

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first of two all-French battles will take the form of Bordeaux hosting Racing 92 at Stade Chaban-Delmas.   Both sides had good wins last weekend; Bordeaux with a strong showing over Bristol...

Champions Cup Team of the Week - Round of 16

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A weekend of rugby that ends with no less than five Top 14 sides making their way into the Quarter Finals. One Irish side and two Premiership sides make up the remainder of the eight teams. Here is our...

Hamish Watson named Six Nations Player of the Championship

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland flanker Hamish Watson has been named Six Nations Player of the Championship by fans after winning the biggest ever vote for the award.   The 29-year-old put in a series of superb performances...

Marcell Coetzee Named PRO14 Players' Player

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster and Springbok No 8 Marcell Coetzee has been voted in as the Guinness PRO14 Player’s Player of the Season for 2020/21.   Coetzee has delivered stellar performances for Ulster throughout...

Sale Sharks crave victory against Scarlets

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The round will conclude Scarlets hosting the Sale Sharks at Parc y Scarlets.   The Welshmen are in a tidy position at present with 2 wins from 2 outings recorded. The first came in the form of hard-fought...

Racing 92 and Edinburgh lock horns in Paris

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the sixth match-up of the round, Edinburgh travel to Paris where they will take on the might of Racing 92 at the Paris La Defense Arena.   Edinburgh kicked their campaign off with a disappointing...