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"I think it will be difficult for this group of players to excel on Saturday" - O'Gara

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former British and Irish Lions flyhalf Ronan O'Gara has expressed his concerns over Warren Gatland's combinations ahead of the first test against the Springboks on Saturday.   Speaking on Off The...

Rassie Erasmus explains why Cornal Hendricks did not make the Springbok squad

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rassie Erasmus has explained the omission of Bulls centre Cornal Hendricks from the 46-man Springbok squad for the British & Irish Lions series.   One of the biggest talking points after the...

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Cornal Hendricks

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are many reasons why sport captures the imagination of the public but none do so more than your classic Cinderella story. The type of story that can inspire your everyday man. One that...

The INCREDIBLE World XV side that faced the All Blacks in the 90s

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Back in 1992, New Zealand celebrated a Centenary year of New Zealand Rugby in doing so they hosted a World XV for a three-test series.   The three tests were hosted at Lancaster Park...

British & Irish Lions to play Japan in Edinburgh

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions will host Japan at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday 26 June 2021 for the Lions 1888 Cup, the side has confirmed.     🚨 BREAKING NEWS 🚨We will play @JRFURugby...

Eight-Seven Hemisphere split as Sir Ian McGeechan names his all time XV

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions' legend Sir Ian McGeechan has named his all time World XV with eight players from the North and seven from the South.   The highly regarded former Scotland International...

A Petition Has Been Started To Get The Honey Badger In The Commentary Box For Super Rugby AU

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Super Rugby set to return to Australia on 3 July and the return of the Western Force, a petition has been started to get Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins into the commentary box.   The...

Picking a Tier 2 World XV

1 year 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...

The INCREDIBLE World XV side that faced the All Blacks in the 90s

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Back in 1992, New Zealand celebrated a centenary year of New Zealand Rugby in doing so they hosted a World XV for a three-test series.   The three tests were hosted at Lancaster Park...

Former Wallaby George Gregan Selects An Incredible World XV Of Player's He Played With And Against

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

One of the greatest Wallabies of all time, George Gregan played with and against over his illustrious 13 year-long test career.    Love him or loathe the man with the backchat and bravado,...