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Will Simonds signs new deal with Wasps

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have announced that centre Will Simonds has extended his contract with the Club.     The 21-year-old joined Wasps’ Senior Academy ahead of the 2018/19 season and progressed into...

SA 'A' vs Lions aftermath: what the experts said

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

For the first time on the 2021 tour, the British & Irish Lions tasted the bitterness of defeat as they fell to a physically intimidating and fiery South Africa A team.    The writing was...

England internationals Matthews and Thompson extend stay at Sixways

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England internationals Alex Matthews and Lydia Thompson have extended their stay at Sixways Stadium as Jo Yapp’s side gear-up for the 2021/22 Allianz Premier 15s campaign.     World...

Marcus Smith starts against Stormers, Alun Wyn Jones returns

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has named his team to play the DHL Stormers at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday 17 July (kick off 5pm BST). Following a period of isolation in Johannesburg,...

Jacob Umaga - Pressures of the Spotlight

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

“Social media abuse, homophobia, racism... People need to be held accountable” - Jacob Umaga discusses the pressure of the spotlight and how he’s overcome the social media trolls...        

Itoje relishing Jones competition as Lions lock returns

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones will make his return to the British and Irish Lions squad after making a remarkable comeback from injury.     Maro Itoje is looking forward to the competition Alun Wyn Jones...

Farrell & Williams drafted in for South Africa 'A' clash

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Owen Farrell (Saracens, England) will replace Dan Biggar (Northampton Saints, Wales) in the starting XV for tonight’s clash with South Africa ‘A’ at Cape Town Stadium.   The England...

Free Jacks and Ryan Martin to part ways

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

New England Free Jacks Head Coach Ryan Martin will part ways with the club at the end of the season to take up an attacking coaching role in Australia with the Melbourne Rebels.    It has been...

Six Nations Under-20s Highlights | England v Italy

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A great game of rugby played by both teams, which saw England leading by 17 - 0 at half time. Italy really fought back in the second half scoring two tries by: I. Neculai and T. Di Bartolomeo. M. Ferrarin...

England U20 Complete Grand Slam

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England U20 Men completed the Under 20 Six Nations Grand Slam after a bonus-point 27-17 win over Italy.   Coming into the game off the back of four bonus-point wins in the first four rounds, England...