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Gregor Townsend makes five changes to his starting XV

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Head Coach Gregor Townsend has named five changes to Scotland’s starting line-up for this Sunday’s Autumn Nations Cup contest against France at Murrayfield Stadium.   Scotland’s...

Five Uncapped Players Named In Georgia's Squad For Autumn Nations Cup Warm Up Tests

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Georgia have named an extended squad for the international window with the side kicking off their international campaign in less than a month's time.   The Lelos Head Coach, Levan Maisashvili...

The cat who hitched a lift on a worldwide tour with former Edinburgh's Dean Nicholson

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Edinburgh Rugby player Dean Nicholson's yearning for a life-changing experience saw him pack his job in to travel the world. But what the 31-year-old didn't realise was that it would be...

John Barclay Retires

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Calcutta Cup winning Scotland captain John Barclay has today announced his retirement from the sport following a 16-year career in professional rugby.   A Guinness PRO14 winner with Scarlets...

Saracens sign England 7s product Ben Harris

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have signed England 7s product, Ben Harris, confirms the 20-year-old speedster on his Instagram.           View this post on Instagram     The...

Phil Kearns to lead Australia's 2027 Rugby World Cup bid

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Australia Chairman Hamish McLennan has today announced two-time World Cup winner Phil Kearns AM as Executive Director, Rugby World Cup 2027 Bid. Kearns, who played 67 Tests for Australia, will lead...

Picking a Tier 2 World XV

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There is a raft of talented players outside the first tier of test playing nations, some of which could claim to be the best in the position in world rugby.   We take a look at what a potential...

Ireland back McFadden retires: 'It's been a dream come true'

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fergus McFadden played in a World Cup and six Six Nations campaigns, twice conquering Europe with Leinster, but the time has come to retire.     Ireland back Fergus McFadden has revealed he...

Rugby Europe Back Sir Bill Beaumont In World Rugby Chairman Vote

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby Europe cast their vote for the position of World Rugby Chairman opened with the voting opening on Sunday, April 26th, 2020.   The organisers who represent the likes of Georgia, Romania, Spain,...

Tough luck for Scotland and Argentina as 2023 World Cup Draw Still Set For November

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina and Scotland are likely to end up in Pools of Death for the 2023 Rugby World Cup with the draw for the competition still set to take place in November later this year despite the disruption...