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

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

The penultimate round of the Autumn Nations Cup concluded yesterday with Ireland defeating Georgia 23-10 at the Aviva Stadium. The other results saw the English put Wales away 24-13 at Parc Y Scarlets...

Ireland have 'no intention' of changing selection policies

6 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora says they have no plans to change their selection policies if high-profile players depart the provincial setup next season.   Ireland do not select players...

Match officials for Autumn Nations Cup finals weekend confirmed

11 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match officials for the Autumn Nations Cup finals weekend.   Andrew Brace (Ireland) will take charge of the first-place play-off between England and France...

Jonathan Sexton set to return for play-off clash

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland captain and flyhalf Jonathan Sexton is set to return for Ireland's final Autumn Nations Cup clash against Scotland this weekend.   Sexton suffered a hamstring injury and missed Ireland's...

IRFU blocking provinces from negotiating new contracts

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership and TOP14 clubs are busy recruiting for the 2020/21 seasons but the IRFU are blocking the Provinces from negotiating new contracts, says Agent Niall Woods.    A former Ireland...

Champions and Challenge Cup Round 1 &2 Referee Appointments

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

France’s Mathieu Raynal will be in charge when Exeter Chiefs begin their Heineken Champions Cup defence against Glasgow Warriors at Sandy Park next month. Raynal’s selection for the Pool B...

Billy Burns & Stuart McCloskey start for Ireland

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland Coaching Team have named the side to play Georgia in the Guinness Series at Aviva Stadium on Sunday. The uncapped Shane Daly is included in a much changed match day 23 that will again...