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England squad update

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jonny May has withdrawn from the England men’s squad with a knee injury.  Courtney Lawes is unavailable to train this week as he is undergoing head injury return to play protocols.  Elliot...

Nathan Hughes off to Bath

11 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nathan Hughes has fallen out of favor with Bristol Bears boss Pat Lam and has recently had a short loan stint in the RFU Championship playing just one game for Hartpury University RFC and scoring a try...

Watch: The Best of Nigel Owens

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the great characters of the game, Nigel Owens has gained iconic status in world rugby as he ended his 17-year international career with a century of tests when he took charge of an...

Owen Farrell in doubt Six Nations opener

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones will be sweating over the fitness of England captain and centre Owen Farrell ahead of the Six Nations opener at Murrayfield.   Farrell had returned to training following an...

Blast from the Past: 'Jones credits Guardiola with revitalising his coaching style' (2016)

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England boss Eddie Jones changed his coaching style after spending a day learning from Pep Guardiola at Bayern Munich.   England coach Eddie Jones says a day spent with Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola...

10 Things You May Not Know About Maro Itoje

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the most popular players on the globe, Maro Itoje has achieved a great deal in both his international and club career, winning trophies with Saracens and England.      He...

10 Great Sledges in Rugby

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fans and players love a good verbal joust on the pitch from time to time. While more common in the sphere of, say, cricket, a bit of sledging is no foreign concept on the rugby field. We take a look at...

Premiership Rugby seals new partnership with ITV Sport

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership Rugby and ITV can today announce a game-changing new partnership to show, free-to-air, live Premiership Rugby matches and a weekly highlights programme up until the end of the 2023-24 season.     This...

A look at the 5 uncapped players in the Scotland squad

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland boss Gregor Townsend named five uncapped players in his squad of 39 to tackle the 2022 Six Nations.    The Scots commence their campaign with a cracking clash against England at Murrayfield...

Andy Farrell names his 37 player squad for Six Nations

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell and the Ireland coaching group have named a 37 player squad ahead of the 2022 Six Nations Championship which commences in early February.   The squad will be captained by Johnny Sexton...