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Eight Scotsman make the Lions squad

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has named more Scottish players in his 2021 British and Irish Lions touring squad than his last two squads combined.   Ahead of the tour to Australia in 2013, just four players...

All Black legend issues warning to British & Irish Lions

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Legendary All Black captain Sean Fitzpatrick has warned the British & Irish Lions of the physicality they will be up against when they challenge the Springboks on their upcoming tour to South Africa.    Fitzpatrick...

Best Lions XV From The Last 3 Tours

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Lions squad being announced today and the anticipation of the upcoming series front and centre for the fans, we dive into picking the best starting XV over the last three tours. In 2009 the tourists...

Last Five British & Irish Lions Captains

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

On 6 May, Warren Gatland will name his British & Irish Lions squad for the 2021 Tour of South Africa.     After the squad announcement, Gatland is also expected to reveal the 2021...

England & Ireland to face USA Eagles in July tests

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the wake of Ireland’s tour to Fiji being cancelled amid Covid-19 concerns, it has been confirmed that Andy Farrell’s charges will meet the USA Eagles in Dublin for a test on 10 July.    In...

All Black Bird to return home

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hurricanes have confirmed that All Black lock Dominic Bird will be lending his services to the franchise ahead of the 2022 season.    Bird began his professional career with the Crusaders...

Report: France to host New Zealand this November

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

France and New Zealand are set to face off in the opening match of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France, however, we may get a preview of that encounter this November.   A report by RMC Sport...

10 Famous British & Irish Lions Bolters

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The term “bolter” has its origins in horse racing and describes a horse who pulls a surprise on the rest of the field by coming out of nowhere to snatch victory.    In the British...

How Francois Pienaar's dirty training jersey inspired Byran Habana's Springbok career

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby visit and talk with world cup winning winger, Bryan Habana. He talks all about South African schoolboy rugby, his time playing G-Grade rugby, scoring on his Springboks debut, playing with the...

2021 British and Irish Lions Tour: Predicting the 36-man squad

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland selected 41 players to tour New Zealand four years ago but his preparation for the tour to South Africa will be vastly different. The British and Irish Lions have a shorter tour to...