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Champions Cup and Challenge Cup knockout stage draws to take place on Tuesday

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The draws for the knockout stages of the 2020/21 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland next Tuesday (9 March).   The key event which starts...

Nigel Owens backs Wales speedster Rees-Zammit for B&I Lions

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nigel Owens has backed Wales’ flyer Louis Rees-Zammit to force his way into the British & Irish Lions reckoning.   Owens is the first referee to officiate 100 test matches and has...

Looking ahead to the Irish derbies

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht go into this crucial Conference B showdown with Munster on the back of three straight victories, but they will need to improve after being given an unexpected fright by Benetton last week –...

Eight changes for Munster as they chase a place in the PRO14 final

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are eight changes to the Munster 23 from the side that won in Cardiff last week with Billy Holland returning to captain the side.   A win for Johann van Graan’s side will secure a place...

Priestland opens up on Wales move

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath flyhalf Rhys Priestland has conveyed that pulling on the Wales jersey again was not his motivation for returning to his home country when he signed with Cardiff Blues, with whom he will join up in...

Cardiff Blues to become Cardiff Rugby in re-branding move

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

After consultations with various key stakeholders, Cardiff Blues are set to return to their roots as far as their brand is concerned and will be known as Cardiff Rugby from here on out.   A new...

Ruthless Wales make England pay the penalty after referee takes centre stage

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pascal Gauzere awarded two controversial first-half tries for Wales before England were punished for poor discipline in Cardiff.       As ruthless Wales celebrated winning the Triple...

Joey Carbery makes his return in Munster victory

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Joey Carbery made his return to rugby with a 17 minute stint off the bench knocking over a touchline conversion in Munster's 11-20 victory at Cardiff Arms Park.   Flanker Ellis Jenkins was named...