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Women's Six Nations breaks link with men’s calendar as all 15 games to be broadcasted on BBC, RTÉ, Virgin Media and Sky Italia

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Women’s Six Nations in 2022 will be broadcasted on networks in the UK, Ireland and Italy and a confirmed stand-alone slot in the calendar.   The 2022 Championship will see all...

RFU Announces Bid To Host 2025 Rugby World Cup

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With just one year to go until the next Women’s Rugby World Cup, the RFU has confirmed it aims to submit a bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2025 and has formally provided an expression of interest...

B&I Lions announce formation of a Women’s Lions feasibility steering group

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions has announced the formation of a Women’s Lions feasibility steering group.     The 13-person group will be chaired by British & Irish Lion, Ieuan Evans,...

Scene set for super-charged Rugby World Cup as new dates in 2022 confirmed

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2021 will feature increased rest periods for all teams following World Rugby’s confirmation of the revised tournament dates which will now see New Zealand host the tournament between...

Nominees for the Women's Six Nations Player of the Championship

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021 Women’s Six Nations delivered a Championship like no other as defending champions England emerged triumphant from the first-ever Finals Day.   The Red Roses overcame France in the...

France smash Ireland to set up Women's Six Nations Final against England

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland have missed out on a place in the Women’s Six Nations final against England after a 56-15 defeat to France in Dublin.   The Ireland Women will compete for a third-place after following...

Women’s Six Nations Ranking Permutations and Previews

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

 A look ahead of the Women's Six Nations action.    WORLD RUGBY WOMEN’S RANKINGS STATS Ireland will climb above Italy into seventh if they win and the Azzurre fail to beat Scotland•...

Ireland Women Secure Seven-Try Win Over Wales

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland Women made a whirlwind start to the Six Nations with a 45-0 bonus point victory over Wales at Cardiff Arms Park.   Beibhinn Parsons and Eimear Considine weighed in with two tries each,...