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Saracens begin their Champions Cup defence in Paris

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Defending Champions Cup champions Saracens will begin their defence against Racing 92 at Paris La Défense Arena on Sunday, 17 November.   The Pool 4 confrontation is only one of a host of...

Ford-Farrell Axis Returns for Ireland Test

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his squad to play Ireland as part of the Quilter Internationals on Saturday at Twickenham Stadium.    A different selection strategy for the weekend...

England name team to face Wales

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

George Ford will captain the side again following Sunday’s 33-19 win over Wales at Twickenham Stadium.  There are three changes to the starting XV that played last weekend. Maro Itoje is named...

Eddie Jones names his 31-man England squad for the Rugby World Cup

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has confirmed his official 31-man squad to participate in the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan beginning next month.   Owen Farrell will captain England in...

Experimental England team named to face Wales

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named an experimental team to tackle Wales at Twickenham on Sunday.   Jones has named two openside flankers in his starting line up with Tom Curry donning the #6 jersey with Sam...

Henry Purdy to join Coventry Rugby in November

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Coventry Rugby has today confirmed that Henry Purdy will be joining the club from the start of November 2019.   The 25-year-old outside back is currently in New Zealand with Otago, whose Mitre...

Four All Blacks named in Tasman's Mitre 10 Cup starting XV

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tasman kick off their Mitre 10 Cup campaign against the Wellington Lions this weekend and co-head coaches Andrew Goodman and Clarke Dermody have named a strong starting XV including four All Blacks.   Three...

England squad update ahead of Wales

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has called up 33 players to assemble today at Pennyhill Park ahead of England’s first Quilter International against Wales on Sunday 11 August at...

Joe Ford rejoins Yorkshire Carnegie in player/coach role

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Yorkshire Carnegie have agreed a deal to bring fly-half Joe Ford back to the club for a fourth time from Premiership side Leicester Tigers.     The 29-year-old has spent the past two seasons...

Robshaw confirmed as Harlequins Club Captain for 2019/2020 Season

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Harlequins has announced that club stalwart Chris Robshaw will continue as Club Captain for the upcoming season.   Robshaw, 33, made his first team debut in 2005 having developed through the...