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Six Nations: Five things we learned from Italy vs France

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy and France played out a classic in Rome, and while the Grand Slam champions came away with five points, the Azzurri may be more positive heading into round two of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations.   In...

Van der Flier among Champions Cup’s top scorers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the conclusion of the Heineken Champions Cup pool stage and ahead of the Round of 16, we take a look at which players are currently heading the scoring charts.   Points – Antoine...

Argentina and New Zealand the winners in Hamilton

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Argentina men and New Zealand women secured HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series gold on a dramatic day two in Hamilton. Day one on Saturday had been brilliant, but day two surpassed that with some amazing...

Sloppy Bulls bettered by Lyon

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

At a snowy Matmut Stadium de Gerland on Friday, Lyon produced a sensational performance to defeat a tired-looking Vodacom Bulls 31-7 and put themselves in contention to qualify from the Heineken Champions...

France name 36-player squad for the 2023 U20s Six Nations

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

France U20s have named 36 players for the Under-20s Six Nations starting from January 25, 2023.     "After using 43 players in last season's Six Nations Tournament, we have decided to...

Carr to lead Vodacom Bulls against Lyon

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have made a few changes to personnel in their matchday 23 that will duel French side, Lyon on Friday 20 January 2023, in round 4 of the 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup. The Pool A match...

Eight new faces in France squad

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fabien Galthié has called on eight uncapped players in his France squad as they look to defend the Guinness Six Nations title they won in such style a year ago.   Les Bleus claimed a first...

Bulls name squad to travel to France for Lyon clash

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls have named a 31-men European touring squad that will do battle in the 2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup against Lyon and the 2022/23 Vodacom United Rugby Championship versus Scarlets.   The...