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New Ireland call ups impress in the Champions Cup

2 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell included five uncapped players in his Ireland squad for the 2020 Six Nations with Ulster’s Billy Burns and Tom O’Toole and the Leinster trio Max Deegan, Caelan Doris and Ronan...

Ireland name 5 uncapped players for 2020 Six Nations

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell has named a 35 player squad which will be captained by Johnny Sexton for the upcoming 2020 Six Nations Championship.     There are five uncapped players...

Six Nations: A look back at the 2019 Top Performers

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the 2020 tournament weeks away and a RWC between we have a look back at the top performers in the Wales Grand Slam win   Top Points Scorers:   England's Owen Farrell topped the charts...

Pools & schedule announced for World Rugby U20 Championship 2020

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The future stars of rugby will converge on Italy for the 13th edition of the World Rugby U20 Championship from 28 June to 18 July, 2020 after World Rugby and the Federazione Italiana Rugby (FIR) announced...

Challenge Cup Round 5 Match Reports

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Terrific Toulon ease past Scarlets into quarter-finals     RC Toulon came from behind to beat Scarlets – and progress from Pool 2 to the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup.   The...

Webb eligible for Six Nations selection

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Welsh Rugby Union have confirmed that scrumhalf Rhys Webb will be eligible for selection for the 2020 Six Nations as he been granted a special dispensation.     It was announced...

World Rugby release a 16-man shortlist for fans' player of the decade

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has launched a vote to decide the fan's player of the decade with 16-man shortlist confirmed.   Jonathan Sexton is the only Irishman to make the cut with the All Blacks accounting for seven...

Isaac Miller commits to Warriors for two more years

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hooker Isaac Miller has become the tenth current Warriors player to sign a contract extension.   The 25-year-old Scot joined Warriors from Championship club London Scottish in the summer of 2018.     Miller...

Liam Polwart forced into premature retirement

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

24-year-old Chiefs hooker and former All Blacks Under 20s starter Liam Polwart has announced he is retiring from rugby following ongoing issues with concussion.     Polwart was missing...

2020 Six Nations referee appointments announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the men’s Six Nations 2020 as the road to Rugby World Cup 2023 begins in earnest for the world’s top referees. The selection,...