preseasonfriendly

The Four Players Who Are Set To Earn Their Test Debuts For Ireland This Weekend

11 months ago by Ulitmate Rugby

There are four uncapped players included in the Ireland matchday 23 to face Italy on Saturday.   Andy Farrell has handed starting test debuts with Will Connors earning his first cap on the...

6 Players Returning to their old Premiership Clubs

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

When the whistle blows at Twickenham Stoop on Friday, it will have been 159 days since the last Premiership Rugby game, the longest hiatus ever between Premiership matches.       Harlequins...

Match called off after another French club has reported COVID-19 cases

1 year ago by Rugby Dump

A pre-season friendly between Stade Français and Brive which was set to be played ahead of the new Top 14 season has been called off after the Parisian club confirmed a number of its players tested positive...

Isaac Miller commits to Warriors for two more years

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hooker Isaac Miller has become the tenth current Warriors player to sign a contract extension.   The 25-year-old Scot joined Warriors from Championship club London Scottish in the summer of 2018.     Miller...

McAllister set for first competitive start as Connacht go in search of Scarlets win

1 year ago by Connaght Domestic Rugby

Prop Paddy McAllister is set to make his first competitive start in a Connacht jersey as his side travel to the Scarlets for the opening round of the Guinness Pro14 on Saturday (k/o 5:15pm).   McAllister,...

Paddy Jackson left out of London Irish squad for Munster friendly

2 years ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Paddy Jackson is not included in the London Irish squad for Friday night's pre-season friendly against Munster in Musgrave Park.

Connacht to face Russian National Team in pre-season friendly

2 years ago by Connaght Domestic Rugby

Connacht Rugby can confirm the the squad will travel to Moscow next week for a pre-season friendly with the Russian National Team on Saturday 7th September.   The game will act as further preparation...

27-man Leinster squad selected for Canada trip

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Leinster Rugby travelling squad for Saturday's friendly against the Canadian Men's team has been named by head coach Leo Cullen.   Leinster Rugby Academy players Ryan Baird, Harry Byrne and...

Starting XV named for Oyonnax Pre-Season Friendly

2 years ago by Connaght Domestic Rugby

Caolin Blade will lead out Connacht as captain for tonight’s pre-season friendly against Oyonnax Rugby at the Stade Charles-Mathon (k/o 7.30pm Irish time).   The scrum-half starts the challenge...

Travelling squad announced for Oyonnax pre-season friendly

2 years ago by Connaght Domestic Rugby

A squad of 30 players arrived in France yesterday afternoon ahead of Friday’s pre-season friendly against Oyonnax Rugby at the Stade Charles-Mathon (k/o 7.30pm Irish time / 8.30pm local time).  ...