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Challenge Cup Round 3 Preview

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The European Challenge Cup heads into Round 3 this weekend, and we still got three unbeaten sides in the competition, two hails from the Premiership and one from the Top 14.     Let's...

Thursday Morning Round Up

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round-Up of the news and headlines doing the rounds across the Rugby World.     Leicester Tigers set to hold onto England ace George Ford is set to agree a new deal with...

Disciplinary Update: Sale Sharks flanker cops three-week ban

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks flanker Jean-Luc Du Preez has been banned for three matches after receiving a red card in Sale Sharks’ 20-13 defeat to Worcester Warriors.   Du Preez was shown a red...

Piutau Extends Bristol Stay

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Charles Piutau will extend his stay at Ashton Gate until 2022, the Bristol Bears have confirmed.   One of the league’s most exciting performers, the 28-year-old agrees a new two-year...

London Irish prop given one-week ban for 'cheap shot' on Chris Vui

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

London Irish prop Ollie Hoskins has been given a one-week ban after accepting a charge of dangerous play in their Premiership draw with Bristol.   The 26-year-old was sent off in the match on 1...

Jonah Holmes ruled out until next year

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leicester Tigers have confirmed that outside back Jonah Holmes has been ruled out of action until the new year after scans revealed he suffered a partial tear to his medial collateral ligament...

Premiership Highlights: Bristol Bears v London Irish

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

It ends 27-27 and what an end to the game. A crazy 2nd half, where the lead changed several times. Thacker looked like he won it with 2  minutes to go, but a late penalty earned 14 man London Irish...

Premiership Team of the Week - Round Five

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

After another thrilling round of the Premiership we select our team of the weekend.     15. Charles Piutau - Bristol Bears   He was unable to inspire the Bears to victory in a game...

Conor O'Shea joins the RFU as Director of Performance Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have confirmed that former Italy head coach Conor O’Shea will join the Rugby Football Union (RFU) as Director of Performance Rugby next year.  O’Shea will be responsible for the...

Premiership Rugby Preview — Round 5

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

So with two tough weeks of Champions Cup rugby behind us, we welcome the Premiership which is overloaded with different stories and narratives. With plenty of World Cup winners and finalists returning...