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Paul Hill to leave Saints

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today confirm that Paul Hill will depart the Club at the conclusion of the 2023/24 season to join Edinburgh Rugby.     The prop has made 187 appearances so far in Black,...

Plenty more to come from England, says head coach John Mitchell

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach John Mitchell believes there is “massive growth” left in the Red Roses after they completed a second successive Guinness Six Nations bonus-point victory. A 46-10 triumph...

URC Round 13 Preview

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton Rugby v Connacht Rugby, Saturday, 1pm   A meeting of two teams just on the edge of the play-off zone, with tenth taking on ninth, so there’s much at stake.   Both sides will...

Larmour looking forward to facing “incredible” Le Roux in top-of-the-table clash

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jordan Larmour has hailed Willie le Roux as a player who “ticks all the boxes as a 15” as the two international full-backs prepare to meet this weekend.   Larmour’s Leinster Rugby...

URC Round 12 Preview

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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 –...