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World Rugby confirm Rugby World Cup hosts through to 2033

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has confirmed the locations for the next three women’s and two men’s Rugby World Cups as it accelerates global development and growth.   At its Annual Meeting in Dublin,...

‘Global rugby union tournament is only way to save the smaller nations’

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Global rugby chiefs agreed in principle to back plans for a new biennial world championship — and were immediately presented with the consequences of failing to deliver the competition, writes TheTimes.     The...

House of Rugby Podcast: The holistic approach to rugby with Kyle Sinckler

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alex Goode and Sean O’Brien are joined by Bristol Bears tighthead prop, Kyle Sinckler. They discuss Kyle’s holistic approach to rugby and how a change of mindset has improved his performances...

The Good, The Bad & The Rugby | The Unforgettable Steve Thompson

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary England hooker, Steve Thompson, joins Hask, Tinds and Alex on their live tour at The Liverpool Empire Theatre. The boys discuss Steve’s hugely inspirational battle with early onset-dementia...

Edoardo Padovani re-signs for Benetton

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby has announced the extension of Edoardo Padovani's contract until 30 June 2024.     Padovani is a versatile back that prefers to play at fly half but can play at full back and...

Wallabies reveal new jerseys for the 2022 test season

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Wallabies and ASICS have today launched the two new jerseys the side will wear during the 2022 Test season. The 2022 gold jersey is the second iteration since returning to the distinct hue the team...

Chris Ashton apologises to James Lowe after bad mouthing the Irish winger

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chris Ashton labelled James Lowe as "too big, too heavy, too slow" while working as a tv pundit after the England v Ireland test at twickenham in 2020. It was James Lowe's second international appearance.   "He...

Unions in talks about massive shake-up of international rugby scene

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A massive development is in the pipeline with regard to the international rugby scene.    The proposed idea of the Nations Championship – a competition involving twelve teams (England,...

London Irish youngster scores 100m solo wonder try against Toulon

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish youngster Henry Arundell scored a stunning 100-metre solo try against Toulon in the Challenge Cup.   Swerving and speeding past Toulon defenders, Arundell finished off a brilliant score...

"I am not trying to be a pr**k here but I don’t want you saying that." - Genge frustrated after Leicester defeat

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England international loosehead, Ellis Genge’s feathers were ruffled in the wake of Leicester’s 23-14 defeat to Leinster at Welford Road yesterday.    Genge’s Tigers copped...