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Jeremy Loughman Set For 100th Appearance

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sunday’s Investec Champions Cup Round-of-16 clash with Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens will see Jeremy Loughman make his 100th appearance for Munster after joining the province in...

Force learn Drua lessons before daunting Eden Park trip

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Western Force boss Simon Cron says his bottom-ranked side can only hang with the red-hot Blues in Auckland if they learn the lessons of a shock thrashing at the hands of the Fijian Drua. The Perth-based...

Force bolster lock stocks with signing of former Wallaby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Western Force have added experience to their lock stocks with the signing of 16-cap Wallaby Sam Carter for the remainder of the season. Carter, who stands at 201cm tall, joins the Force from English...

Mike Haley Set For 100th Munster Appearance

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tonight’s URC Round 12 clash with Ospreys in Swansea will see Mike Haley make his 100th start and 100th appearance for Munster after joining the province ahead of the 2018/19 season. Mike made his...

URC Round 12 Preview

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ospreys v Munster Rugby, Friday 7.35pm Opposing coaches Toby Booth and Graham Rowntree have been singing each other’s praises ahead of this crucial Swansea showdown between two play-off contenders. Their...

Women’s Six Nations: How teams can qualify for WXV, Women’s RWC 2025

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Stade Marie-Marvingt, located inside the iconic Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans, will double as the start line for the Guinness Women’s Six Nations 2024 this weekend. Ireland are Saturday’s...

All Blacks icon poised for shock Test comeback

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks legend Sam Whitelock is considering a shock comeback to the international arena, according to a New Zealand Herald report. The Herald reported that new All Blacks coach Scott Robertson had...

Scotland's 1984 Grand Slam – Part one

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It’s perhaps little known, but Scotland won what could be considered de facto Grand Slams in 1933 and 1938. With France having been expelled from the Five Nations Championship after 1931 over...

EPCR round of 16 referee appointments

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the knockout stages of European club rugby set to further intensify this weekend, EPCR can announce the referee appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg fixtures as well as...

Freeman eyeing Twickenham return for Saints

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Northampton Saints winger has quickly emerged as one of the rising stars in the national setup, and enjoyed his first taste of playing in front of a capacity Twickenham crowd - something...