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Ashley Beck signs a contract extension with Worcester Warriors

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales international centre Ashley Beck has extended his stay at Sixways by signing a new contract with Worcester Warriors.   Beck joined Warriors from Ospreys in the summer of 2018 and after his...

Where are they now? The Leinster team that won the Province's first Champions Cup Title

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster face off against La Rochelle this weekend, with the Irish Province searching for a record-equalling fifth Champions Cup title.   With Leo Cullen's men looking to add a fifth...

Matthew Dalton joins Newcastle Falcons

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ulster back-five forward Matthew Dalton has joined Newcastle Falcons on a two-year deal.   Standing at 6 foot 6 and weighing 115kg, the ex-Ireland Under-20s international is already on Tyneside,...

Words from United Rugby Championship CEO, Martin Anayi

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

United Rugby Championship CEO, Martin Anayi, has given his take on the formation of the new competition which kicks off in September.     What used to be the Pro 14 competition will...

Everything you need to know about the new Pro 14 aka United Rugby Championship

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pro 14 as we know it is set to change in September of this year, welcoming the top four teams from South Africa in a step which may be a catalyst of change in global provincial/club rugby.    The...

Wasps sign new South African tighthead

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have announced the signing of South African-born, Scarlets tighthead prop Pieter Scholtz.    Scholtz will make the Ricoh Arena his new home at the conclusion of the current...

Ospreys' withdrawal sees Benetton advance to Rainbow Cup final

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

An outbreak of Covid-19 in the Ospreys camp has seen them forfeit, giving Benetton free passage to the Rainbow Cup Final.    Organisers are unable to reschedule the match as a result of a mandate...

Lions and Premiership reach agreement regarding 26 June

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions have reached an agreement with the Premiership which will make it possible for selected players to be involved in the Lions’ test against Japan on 26 June.    It...

Exeter set to sign hulking, young NZ tighthead

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rob Baxter’s global search for a tighthead has seemingly come to an end with the result that 6'4, 128kg Josh Iosefa-Scott is set to call Sandy Park his new home.   Iosefa-Scott currently...

Challenge Cup Highlights: Benetton Rugby Vs Agen

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Benetton went into the Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals after a brilliant 29-16 victory over fellow struggle's Agen. Its a been a horror season for Benetton, who did not win a single game in the Pro 14, but...