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Ireland announce squad to defend six nations title

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Andy Farrell has today named a 34-player Ireland squad for the upcoming Guinness Men’s Six Nations, with Peter O’Mahony named to captain the team for the...

Borthwick names 36-player Guinness Six Nations training squad

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Steve Borthwick has named a 36-player training squad for the forthcoming 2024 Guinness Men's Six Nations Championship which begins on Saturday 3 February when England play...

Munster backs Crowley's temperament

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

IT HAD BEEN billed as a big question for Andy Farrell ahead of this Six Nations but when it comes down to it, there’s not much doubt about who will be wearing Ireland’s number 10 shirt in Marseille...

Menoncello returns as Italy announce 6 nation side

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy centre Tommaso Menoncello, who missed last year's Rugby World Cup through injury, was included in the country's Six Nations squad as new head coach Gonzalo Quesada selected his players on Tuesday. A...

Winners & Losers: Scotland Six Nations Squad

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of the Scotland team announcements for Six Nations tournament we look at some of the winners and losers. Winners: First on the list are four players who have received their first call up by Head...

Meet Billy Burns: The privilege and pressure of life as a fly-half

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

For Billy Burns, life at No 10 is a complex mixture of pressure and privilege. He has been a top-flight fly-half for more than a decade now, first with Gloucester and then, for the last six years, with...

BKT URC stars force their way into Six Nations contention

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The first Guinness Six Nations after a World Cup often sees a changing of the guard, with new faces emerging as a fresh four-year cycle begins. This season’s tournament is likely to be another example...

The FFR and LNR to change terms of the provision of international players

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The FFR and the LNR have mutually agreed to change the terms of the provision of international players until the summer of 2024. The Amendment (No. 2) to the Convention concerns the 6 Tournament Nations...

Injured O’Brien Ruled Out Of Six Nations

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A neck injury will keep Jimmy O’Brien out of Ireland’s upcoming Guinness Six Nations campaign, a Leinster injury update has revealed. It is a second quick-fire injury blow for Ireland in the...

Attendance Record Broken as BKT URC Sets All-Time High for a Single Round

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another new record has been set by the BKT United Rugby Championship today with the league setting an all-time high for single-round attendance. The 19,703 fans who attended the final game of Round...