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Team News: Thomas returns for Racing 92, Saracens are unchanged

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The semi-finals of the Champions Cup approach under a shadow of the age-old Anglo-French rivalry as Saracens travel to Paris La Defense Arena where Racing 92 will aim to toss them unceremoniously out of...

Super Saturday Preview: Bulls vs Sharks

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

“The time for talking is over,” said Bulls Director of Rugby, Jake White. “We’ve prepared for this moment for weeks now and the boys just want to get out and play. Their commitment...

Racing 92 owner reveals Maro Itoje's mammoth salary demand

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens and England lock Maro Itoje priced himself out of a move to Racing 92 according to the club's owner Jacky Lorenzetti.   Lorenzetti revealed that he could not afford the asking...

Rob Howley lands his first coaching job since gambling ban

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Wales and British and Irish Lions coach Rob Howley has landed his first coaching job since his 18-month suspension, of which nine months of it was suspended, after admitting to breaching...

Daily News Round-Up - 22 September 2020

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bernard Laporte questioned by police     French rugby president Bernard Laporte has been questioned by police with regard to his influence on the outcome of a disciplinary hearing involving...

Alex Corbisiero battles cancer once more

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England and British & Irish Lions prop Alex Corbisiero’s cancer has, unfortunately, returned. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2019.   Corbisiero said the following in...

Mark Wilson named Newcastle Falcons captain

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England back-rower Mark Wilson will captain Newcastle Falcons during the upcoming Gallagher Premiership season, the Rugby World Cup finalist having returned from his loan spell at Sale Sharks.     Wilson,...

Match Preview: Bath vs Gloucester - Round 21

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the day slowly unfolds, a storm brews in the west country as Round 21 of the Premiership is set to explode onto screens with a first-up scrap of huge significance in the context of English rugby.   While...

All Blacks 7s and Black Ferns 7s crowned World Series champions

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens players have received their World Series-winning medals, trophies and a slew of awards announced by World Rugby.     CHAMPIONS! Your HSBC World Rugby...

REPORT: Bath Target Another Springbok Flyhalf

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath Director of Rugby Stuart Hooper is continuing his search for a new flyhalf to lead the side with Springbok back Damian Willemse the latest to be linked with the West Country club.   According...