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Augustus keen to mix it up with Saints

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Northampton Saints recruit, Juarno Augustus, is raring to go in the colours of his new club.    Previously with the Stormers, the big loose-forward gained a fearsome reputation...

"I'd like to see coaches from each of the four nations" - Rory Best

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland and Lions' hooker Rory Best has called for changes in how the British and Irish Lions coaching staff is selected.   Speaking on RTE’s Game On, The former Ireland captain...

Exeter sign two new forwards ahead of the 2021/22 season

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exeter Chiefs have bolstered their pack ahead of the new season adding prop Sam Nixon and Lock Ryan McCauley.   Tighthead prop joins from French Top 14 side Bayonne while McCauley has joined...

Explainer: The 50:22, Goal line drop-out & the other new law variations and how they work

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Rugby Championship officially kicks off this weekend right off the back of the British and Irish Lions series and with it comes the introduction of the new law variation for test rugby this year.   The...

Scarlets welcome Baldwin back

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Talented Exeter Chiefs back, Corey Baldwin, will be on his way home to Wales where he will join up with old club, Scarlets.    The 22 year-old is comfortable at either centre or wing...

Gatland Makes 6 Changes for Third Test vs Springboks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has made six changes to the starting XV which lost to the Springboks last Saturday in Cape Town.     The defeat sees the Lions Series level...

Murray, Harris & Vunipola start second Test

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has made three changes to the starting XV which beat the Springboks last Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the Castle Lager Lions Series. Conor Murray...

Extended Ireland Women Squad Named For Pre-Season Camps

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

A 39-strong Ireland Women training squad, which includes four uncapped players, has been announced for the upcoming preparatory camps for the 2021/22 season.     Ireland 7s captain Lucy...

2021/22 Champions Cup Pools Confirmed

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions Cup pools for the 2021/22 season have been confirmed.    The 24 have been placed into one of four tiers based on their ranking, with the draw placing clubs into two...

Alun Wyn Jones leads the B&I Lions in first Test against Springboks

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland has named his side for the first Test against the Springboks at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday 24 July (kick off 5pm BST).   Tour captain Alun...