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Centre Sammy Arnold joins Newcastle Falcons

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have added physicality and dynamism to their midfield with the signing of Brive’s Sammy Arnold on a two-year deal. The 28-year-old centre has one Ireland cap and more than a century...

Champions Cup Fixtures Confirmed

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The fixtures for the Investec Champions Cup 2024/25 pool stage have been released, with some huge clashes set to take place across Europe and South Africa involving the world’s biggest clubs!     Round...

Farrell is "more than fully confident" in Caelan Doris' ability as captain.

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A hot winters day out in Durban as the dust settles on Irelands team announcement, which included the revelation that Peter O’Mahony has been dropped to the bench as 26-year-old Caelan Doris takes...

IRFU to stop provinces signing overseas front row players

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The four provinces in Ireland, Leinster, Munster, Connacht and Ulster will only be allowed to field Irish-qualified front-row players from 2025.   Dividing his time between the U-20s in Cape...

United Rugby Championship Ins & Outs (Ireland)

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Let us take a look at all the ins and outs for all the Irish clubs ahead of the 2024/25 URC season.   Connacht Ins: Piers O’Conor – Bristol Bears Adam McBurney – Edinburgh David...

Top14 Signings: The EPCR Stars Strengthening French Clubs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

We now know the Investec Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup pools for the 2024/25 campaign, and so it’s time to turn our attention to who might be on the field. In particularly, this...

Springbok hooker pressures ref to watch Ireland scrum tactics

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok hooker Bongi Mbonambi has once again foound himself in controversy by putting pressure on referee Karl Dickson to keep an eye on Irelands “tricks” at scrum-time when the second...

Focus On Munster’s Champions Cup Opposition Season 24/25

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Take a closer look at Munster’s Champions Cup Pool opponents for the 2024/25 season following this week’s draw. Munster will play two home games and two away games in Pool 3 with Stade Français,...

Sheehan set to miss second test against Springboks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland hooker Dan Sheehan will miss the second Test against world champions South Africa in Durban on Saturday, a member of the touring party told media on Monday. “Dan suffered a serious knee...

Farrell Names Ireland Team To Face South Africa In Pretoria

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Andy Farrell has named the Ireland Match Day Squad to face South Africa in Saturday’s first Test at Loftus Versfeld Stadium (Kick-off 5pm local time/4pm Irish time, live on Sky Sports...