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Six Nations: England's Daly ruled out for whole of tournament

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Elliot Daly has been ruled out of England's Six Nations campaign with a hamstring injury, his club Saracens have confirmed.   Versatile back Daly withdrew from England's squad on Tuesday ahead...

RFU issues statement over new tackle laws

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The RFU Board, Council and executive staff apologise for the anger and concern that has been created among the rugby community by announcing the decision to lower the tackle height from next season. In...

Bulls secure Jannes Kirsten’s signature

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls are happy to announce the signing of Premiership and Champions Cup winner, Jannes Kirsten. The multifaceted forward will join the Pretoria-based Vodacom Bulls from 1 July 2023 with his...

Furbank skippers Northampton Saints for East Midlands Derby

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

George Furbank will lead out Northampton Saints at Mattioli Woods Welford Road this weekend when the men in Black, Green and Gold face East Midlands rivals Leicester Tigers.   Saints have won on...

Harlequins name side to face London Irish

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins’ coaching group has named the matchday 23 to make the short journey to Brentford to face city rivals London Irish.   There are five changes to the starting line-up for Sunday’s...

Rebels Announce Signing of Experienced Trio

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Towering locks Tim Cardall and Angelo Smith join the talented Vaiolini Ekuasi as the Rebels newest additions, covering for injured pair Matt Philip and Rob Leota, who despite making great progress with...

South Africa to host next two World Rugby U20 Championships

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa will host the next two editions of the World Rugby U20 Championship, in 2023 and 2024, the global governing body and SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday, while Kenya was awarded the World Rugby...

England men's U20 to play in returning World Rugby U20 Championship

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s U20 will compete in the World Rugby U20 Championship, which returns for the first time since 2019 following COVID-forced cancellations. The tournament features the world’s...

Six Nations Countdown: Throwback to 'Ruckgate'

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The year was 2017 and an Italian team marched into Twickenham with a noteworthy trick up their sleeves.   Some shrewd examination of the laws by the Italian coaching staff rendered a curious loophole...

Saints sign wing Tom Seabrook from Gloucester

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

English wing Tom Seabrook has put pen to paper on a deal to join Northampton Saints ahead of the 2023/24 campaign, the Club can today confirm.   The 23-year-old will arrive at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s...