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Everything you need to know ahead of the PRO14 Rainbow Cup Final

1 hour ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls will be aiming to make history and land their first European trophy when they face Italian side Benetton in the Guinness PRO14 Rainbow Cup Final at the Stadio Di Comunale Monigo in Treviso on...

Ireland Team For U20 Six Nations Opener Against Scotland

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Richie Murphy has named his Ireland U20s Match Day squad for the opening game of the U20 Six Nations against Scotland in Cardiff on Saturday afternoon (Kick-off 2pm, live on RTÉ 1).   Munster...

Tigers scrumhalf Jack van Poortvliet captains England u20s in opener against France

7 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s U20 head coach Alan Dickens has named his 26-man squad to face France in the first round of the U20 Six Nations on Saturday.   Due to COVID-19 regulations teams are permitted...

Trevor Brennan's son Joshua to lead France u20s, Ntamack starts

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

France kick off their u20 Six Nations campaign against England on Saturday at Cardiff Arms Park.   The side will be captained by Joshua Brennan, the son of former Ireland international...

EPCR Rankings for United Rugby Championship Teams Confirmed

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The United Rugby Championship have confirmed its eight representatives for next season’s Champions Cup and their rankings.   Qualification for the 2021/22 Champions Cup competition was based...

Rees-Zammit was told he'd never play for Wales

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In a recent interview with Rugby Journal, young Welsh star Louis Rees-Zammit revealed how a former coach told him he’d never play for Wales if he left Cardiff to join the English leagues.    At...

Profiles of the 16 teams in the United Rugby Championship

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the wake of the exciting announcement of the brand new United Rugby Championship, scheduled to kick off in September this year, here follows the particulars of the 16 participating teams:     South...

Canada name squad for Wales and England

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Canada Head Coach Kingsley Jones has named 30 members of a 32-man squad for the upcoming internationals against Wales and England. The two remaining spots will be filled in due course as the fitness of...

A history of penalty shootouts in rugby

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saturday's Top 14 Access Match produced a rare occurrence in rugby as the game had to be decided on a shootout.    While knock out games in football will often go to penalty shootouts, the...

Jack Walker to trade Bath for Quins

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

After four seasons at The Rec, former England U20 captain Jack Walker will take his leave of Bath this summer as he embarks on a new chapter with Harlequins.    Walker’s departure from...