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The Springbok descended from a Lion

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

The rugby blood runs strong in the veins of Jesse Kriel. Today the Springbok centre tweeted about his great grandfather, John Hodgson, a British & Irish Lion.   Hodgson, a loose-forward who...

Watson and Cowan-Dickie summoned by Jones

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The English duo of Anthony Watson and Luke Cowan-Dickie have been recalled by England head coach Eddie Jones ahead of this coming weekend’s fixture against Wales at Parc Y Scarlets.   Watson...

Premiership stats leaders: tackles, turnovers, carries & more

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 1 of the Premiership kicked off this past weekend and played out largely as expected in terms of results, barring Newcastle’s Falcons surprise victory over Bath at The Rec.   We turn...

Autumn Nations Cups top stats performers - most tackles, running metres & more

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two rounds of the Autumn Nations Cup have elapsed, producing some fine performances as international rugby takes its place on the world stage once more.   England are currently in top spot in Group...

Analysis: Maro Itoje's all action performance against Ireland

8 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maro Itoje was at the centre of a dominant pack performance by England on Saturday as Eddie Jones' charges surged to a 18-7 victory over Ireland.   England were particularly dominant upfront...

Ireland Player Ratings v England

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland succumbed to an 18-7 defeat at the hands of England on Saturday at Twickenham.     Andy Farrell's men struggled to break through the England defence which was resolute despite...

England Player Ratings v Ireland

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A massive defensive effort and two tries from Jonny May saw England to a 18-7 victory over Ireland at Twickenham.       Here is how we rated Eddie Jones' charges.          Elliot...

Jonny May's brace and stellar defence sees England overpower Ireland

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  England marched on to their second victory in the Autumn Nations Cup as they claimed a convincing 18-7 win over Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday.   England's defence stood firm as...