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Kieran Read Retires

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Followig Toyota Verblitz missing out on the Top League Final after a loss to Panasonic Wild Knights, Kieran Read announced his retirement from the game.   A look back at the best facts and stats...

PRO14 Rainbow Cup Round 3 Team Sheets - Saturday & Sunday

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Teams for Saturday and Sunday's PRO14 Rainbow Cup derbies have been confirmed and are listed below alongside live TV Broadcast information.     TEAM NEWS HEADLINES     #LIOvSTO Centre...

British & Irish Lions Series to be played behind closed doors

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa is set to be held behind closed doors.   Fans from Ireland or the UK will not be permitted to travel to the Republic for the tour.    A...

British & Irish Lions: Updated ticket info for Home Nations

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions and SA Rugby confirmed a revised Castle Lager Lions Series fixture list and venues on Friday and have provided an update on ticket purchases.     All ticket...

Revised Lions Series Schedule Confirmed

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions and SA Rugby confirmed a revised Lions Series fixture list and venues on Friday.     All eight matches of the Tour will be played in Gauteng or Cape Town to minimise...

No extra time for British and Irish Lions as tour - report

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions series in South Africa could end in a stalemate, just as it did four years ago in New Zealand with no extra-time decider built in.   According to a report in the Daily Mail, if the Lions...

British & Irish Lions return to terrestrial television on Channel 4

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Live coverage of The British & Irish Lions will return to terrestrial television for the first time in nearly 30 years with Channel 4’s broadcast of the -Vodafone Lions 1888 Cup against Japan.       We...

Adam Jones picks his British & Lions Test XV

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Welsh rugby legend Adam Jones has made some big calls in his Lions XV to face South Africa this summer.   The former Lions tighthead prop is a big fan of Scotland's Stuart Hogg and Hamish...

Irish lock Jack Regan signs for the Ospreys

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ospreys have announced the signing of second-row Jack Regan on a three-year deal.   Regan, 24, will leave the Highlanders franchise in the Super Rugby Aotearoa in New Zealand to join the regional...

Why I love rugby - Ireland and Munster legend Alan Quinlan talks about the adrenaline of sport

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Irish Rugby and Munster Rugby warrior Alan Quinlan sits down with Joe Molloy for an in-depth interview about his life and career and here, he discusses the things that make rugby so good. What...