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Edinburgh edge past in-form Ospreys to climb up to fourth

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hamish Watson's early try set Edinburgh on their way to a hard-fought 19-15 victory at home to Ospreys in the United Rugby Championship. The Scottish side looked in command when they led 16-3 at the break,...

Jordan Larmour is to make his 100th Leinster appearance, in Cardiff

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster Rugby team, proudly sponsored by Bank of Ireland, to take on Cardiff Rugby the BKT United Rugby Championship tomorrow evening in Cardiff Arms Park has been named by Head Coach Leo Cullen (KO:...

Italian rugby clearly benefitting from URC exposure

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton currently sit second on the United Rugby Championship table. Springbok legend Jean de Villiers believes it’s no coincidence that the rise in Benetton Rugby’s performances in...

Irish inconsistency helps South African challenge

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Vodacom Bulls coach Jake White was unequivocal ahead of his team’s massive Vodacom United Rugby Championship derby against the DHL Stormers about the mission his men face – he wants them to...

Italy U20 announce squad to face Scotland U20 in Treviso

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

27 players have been called up to the Italy Under 20 national team in the build up to the fourth round of the Six Nations, scheduled for Friday 8 March in a Municipal Stadium in Monigo. After last Friday's...

WXV 2024 heads to Canada, South Africa and Dubai as qualification for Women’s Rugby World Cup 2025 intensifies

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

WXV returns in September and October with Canada, South Africa and Dubai hosting the best of the best in women’s international rugby. With the added excitement of six Women’s Rugby World Cup...

WXV 2 returns to South Africa in September

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Six of the best women’s teams on the planet will return to South Africa later this year for the second instalment of WXV 2 after World Rugby announced the host venues for their three flagship annual...

Italy make long-awaited return to top 10

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy have returned to the top 10 of the Men's Rankings for the first time since June 2013. Sunday’s dramatic 13-13 draw against France in Lille earned the Azzurri one point to improve their overall...

On This Day: North and Biggar send Wales top as French Grand-Slam hopes end

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at the 6 Nations 2016.   Wales ended France's hopes of a Six Nations Grand Slam and went top of the standings at least temporarily with a gritty 19-10 victory at the Principality...