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Falcons swoop into The Rec.

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

After taking the game to the defending champions but coming up short in the end, the plucky Newcastle Falcons make their way to The Rec. to meet Bath in battle.    Quins had to dig deep to...

How The URC Shields & Champions Cup Qualification Works

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The regional pools that form part of the United Rugby Championship format will be known as ‘Shields’ and the winners of each will presented with a shield trophy at the end of the season.   The...

Ruan Pienaar makes his Sharks return against Munster

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks open their account in the United Rugby Championship against Munster on Saturday evening.   Head coach Sean Everitt has backed continuity into this history-making rugby event in the...

Eddie Jones confirms England exit after 2023 World Cup

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has revealed that he intends to leave his role after the 2023 World Cup in France.     After naming England's 45-man training squad, Jones was asked whether...

Nienaber banks on experience for New Zealand Test

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has recalled the experienced trio of Lood de Jager, Elton Jantjies and Frans Steyn for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand in Townsville,...

Jones names squad for training camp

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named a 45-player squad for a short training camp.  The group will meet at The Lensbury, Teddington on Sunday 26 September – Tuesday 28 September.  It...

Premiership Wrap-up: Round 1

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021-22 Premiership kicked off on Friday evening when Saracens announced in emphatic style that they are back in the competition as they brushed aside Bristol Bears 26-9 at Ashton Gate. The defensive...

Scotland Women's team named for Spain test

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland Women Head Coach Bryan Easson has made two alterations to the starting Scotland side to face Spain in this Sunday’s Rugby World Cup 2021 Europe Qualifiers match (19...

Bath Battle Sale at the AJ Bell

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

2020-21 semi-finalists Sale Sharks will kick off their campaign against Bath at the AJ Bell in the penultimate game of Round 1.    Sale enjoyed a strong campaign in the previous instalment...