image

Marcus Smith and Alex Mitchell boost England ahead of Ireland showdown

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Marcus Smith and Alex Mitchell have returned to the England squad ahead of Saturday’s Guinness Six Nations clash with Ireland. Harlequins fly-half Smith is yet to feature in this year’s championship...

Chandler Cunningham-South pleased to be reaping the rewards after a ‘big step’

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chandler Cunningham-South is relishing every minute of the Six Nations maelstrom as he prepares to play a part in England’s daunting clash with back-to-back Grand Slam chasers Ireland at Twickenham...

Italian rugby clearly benefitting from URC exposure

4 months 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...

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

4 months 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...

Italy make long-awaited return to top 10

4 months 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

4 months 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...

Six Nations Round 3 Team of the Week

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another thrilling weekend of rugby with Ireland and Scotland winning over Wales and England respectively and Italy fighting for a draw in France and nearly snatching it at the end with a penalty hitting...

England heading in right direction overall under Steve Borthwick – Jamie George

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jamie George conceded England were “not good enough” in their Calcutta Cup defeat to Scotland but the captain remained adamant they were heading in the right direction overall under Steve Borthwick. The...

5 talking points as Scotland and England renew hostilities in Six Nations

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland and England renew hostilities when they meet in rugby’s oldest international fixture at Murrayfield on Saturday. For both sides it is win or bust in a critical Guinness Six Nations round-three...

Talking points as Ireland look to continue Grand Slam hunt against winless Wales

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland face their next challenge on Saturday in the quest for historic back-to-back Six Nations Grand Slams. Andy Farrell’s team tackle Wales in Dublin, having taken pole position following bonus-point...