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Ireland Lay Down Marker With Improved Performance Against France

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland Women (sponsored by Aon) lifted their game in a number of areas, losing their Guinness Six Nations opener 38-17 in Le Mans but keeping France to their lowest try and points tallies in...

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

3 weeks 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...

EPCR round of 16 referee appointments

3 weeks 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...

Six Nations record-breaker Lamaro living for the moment in Italian Rugby

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

As far as Michele Lamaro is concerned, the future has already arrived for Italian rugby. The inspirational flanker has just captained the Azzurri to their best ever Six Nations campaign, with wins over...

Japan League One Round 10 Review

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Division One – Crowley off the mark as Honda fires up Mie Honda Heat has given ex-Italy coach Kieran Crowley his maiden win in Japan Rugby League One after a courageous 20-19 victory over fellow...

Four wins but defeat to England – How Ireland won the 2024 Guinness Six Nations

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland retained the Guinness Six Nations title following victory over Scotland in Dublin. Here, the PA news agency looks at their route to another championship triumph. FRANCE 17 IRELAND 38 –...

Wales finish bottom of Six Nations as Italy win in Cardiff

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales suffered the ignominy of a first Six Nations wooden spoon since 2003 after Italy posted a 24-21 victory over them in Cardiff. Not even George North’s farewell appearance before international...

One of a kind George will be missed

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Careers like the one George North has had don’t get handed to you. You have to earn them. He burst onto the international scene with a bang. If the wider rugby world wasn’t familiar...

Wales vs Italy: Key Moments

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an error ridden start to the match from Wales, the Italians capatlised and went into half time leading 11-0. Despite a better second half performance from Wales, as well as a try in over time from...

Great teams are built on difficult moments

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Perhaps more than any other edition, the 110th 'Le Crunch' will decide whether or not France have succeeded this Championship. It feels like a long time ago now that France kicked off their...