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British & Irish Lions return to terrestrial television on Channel 4

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Live coverage of The British & Irish Lions will return to terrestrial television for the first time in nearly 30 years with Channel 4’s broadcast of the -Vodafone Lions 1888 Cup against Japan.       We...

Adam Jones picks his British & Lions Test XV

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh rugby legend Adam Jones has made some big calls in his Lions XV to face South Africa this summer.   The former Lions tighthead prop is a big fan of Scotland's Stuart Hogg and Hamish...

Mike Brown handed a six-week suspension

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Mike Brown's Harlequins career could well be over after the news that the veteran fullback has been handed a six-week suspension.   The fullback is set to join Newcastle Falcons next season having...

Gatland covers his bases with 35-player standby list - report

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions boss Warren Gatland has decided to place more than 30 players on his standby list for the 2021 Lions Tour to South Africa.   In April, Gatland sent out more than 70 invitations...

Danny Care affected by Lions squad omission

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Danny Care says missing out on selection for the British and Irish Lions affected his performance for Harlequins against Wasps on Sunday.     "I found it really hard to get up for it mentally...

London Irish declare intention to launch top-flight women’s team

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish Rugby Football Club has declared its intention to launch a team to enter the top-flight of the women’s game. Preparations are underway with a view to formally applying for a place in...

'Saxons' nickname to be scrapped for England's Second XV

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England’s second XV will no longer be known as the ‘Saxons’. After a review conducted by the RFU, the name was found to be ‘inappropriate’ and unreflective of a diverse society.    An...

England U20 prop extends contract with Worcester

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester Warriors loosehead prop Lewis Holsey has extended his stay at the club with an extension of contract.    The promising front-ranker has been included in the England U20 squad for...

Mike Brown foul play may herald end of Quins career

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England fullback Mike Brown has surprised many in the rugby fraternity after his action over the weekend could put a premature end to his Harlequins career.    Brown was issued a red...

Wasps sign Bath lock Elliott Stooke

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have announced the signing of England second-row Elliott Stooke, who will join the Club at the end of the season from Bath Rugby.         The 27-year-old, who has...