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CONFIRMED: Rainbow Cup to run as 'dual tournaments with no cross-hemisphere fixtures'

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The PRO14 and SA Rugby have confirmed that the Rainbow Cup will no longer take place as planned.    The South African teams are unable to travel to the UK & Ireland and after 'colossal...

Glasgow Warriors take on new scrum coach

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have announced that current Bristol Bears scrum guru Alasdair Dickinson is set to join the Scottish club’s coaching staff.   Dickinson, who made 58 appearances for Scotland,...

Ugo Monye's latest Lions XV

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England and British & Irish Lions representative Ugo Monye has penned his ideal Lions starting XV as the tour to South Africa approaches.   Monye, a popular pundit in the UK, has evolved...

Dane Coles extends NZ contract through to 2023

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks and Hurricanes hooker Dane Coles has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby and his Super Rugby team, inking a deal through to 2023.     The 34-year-old has played 74 Tests...

Warren Gatland announces coaching staff for 2021 Lions tour

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has announced his coaching staff for the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa.   After much uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, it was finally decided that...

Steve Tandy a frontrunner for Gatland's Lions coaching staff

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Tandy – Scotland’s revered defensive coach – is now a leading candidate to join British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland’s staff.   Gatland suffered something...

Team News: Leicester Tigers Vs Newcastle Falcons

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Borthwick has named the Leicester Tigers squad to face Newcastle Falcons at Mattioli Woods Welford Road in the European Challenge Cup quarter-finals on Saturday.     Richard Wigglesworth...

Jim Telfer picks his 2021 Lions Test XV

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Scotland international and British & Irish Lions player and coach Jim Telfer has selected his best Lions XV for the upcoming 2021 tour of South Africa.   Telfer won 22 caps for Scotland...

Bath v London Irish: Redpath returns, Gigena starts

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The teams for Friday's Challenge Cup quarter-final between Bath and London Irish have been named.   Bath Rugby have made six changes for the clash at the Rec while Declan Kidney has handed Facundo...

Red Roses name team to play Italy

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Simon Middleton has named his England Women’s team to play Italy in their second Pool A Six Nations match this weekend.   The Red Roses visit Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, Parma...