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Scarlets confirm 2021-22 player departures

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets have confirmed that nine senior players will be leaving the club at the end of the 2021-22 season.     It has already been announced that Liam Williams has signed for Cardiff Rugby...

The latest player movement and rumours

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We recap some of the top stories, rumours and recently confirmed moves.         Gatland on the shortlist for USA job According to a report by the Daily...

Preview: Wasps bid to halt Lyon’s winning run

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps will need to halt Lyon’s six-match winning streak in the EPCR Challenge Cup this season in the clubs’ first ever meeting in Europe if they are to progress to their second final in the...

Pierre Schoeman re-signs with Edinburgh Rugby

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fan favourite Pierre Schoeman has re-signed with Edinburgh Rugby, the Club confirmed on Thursday.   Schoeman, 28, puts pen-to-paper on an extension which sees the nine-times...

10 Facts ahead of the Challenge Cup quarter-finals

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Challenge Cup quarter-finals are upon us with the action kicking off on Friday.   Gloucester take on Saracens in the all-English quarter-final. Saturday's action kicks off with Edinburgh hosting...

New United Rugby Championship trophy revealed

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship has digitally revealed the trophy that will be presented to the league champions at the first URC Grand Final on June 18.     The incredibly unique piece of silverware...

Watch: Alfie Barbeary scores a hattrick in Wasps' win

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alfie Barbeary's hattrick against Biarritz fires Wasps into the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup.   Lee Blackett's side will face either Edinburgh or Bath in the final eight after claiming a...

What happens if the aggregate scores are level in the second leg of the round of 16?

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of this weekend’s decisive matches in the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg and in the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16, here is a reminder of the extra time protocol.     If...

Stats & Facts: Champions Round of 16, second leg

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look at the stats and facts ahead of the weekend's round of 16 second leg fixtures.     LEINSTER v CONNACHT   Leinster Rugby won 26-21 in their Round of 16 – 1st Leg clash...