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Newcastle's Mateo Carreras slapped with a nine week ban for eye-gouging

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle will be without Argentine back Mateo Carreras for nine weeks.   Carreras was cited by independent citing commissioner Chris Sharp following the match between Newcastle Falcons and...

Elliot Daly starts at centre for Ireland clash

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his England side for their final 2021 Six Nations match this weekend. England will travel to Dublin to play Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday 20 March (4.45pm KO).   Jones...

Premiership Rounds 16 & 17 Fixtures Announced

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Premiership rounds 16 and 17 fixtures have today been confirmed .     The 4:30pm kick-off will wrap up a busy day of Round 16 action on the box with leaders Bristol Bears travelling...

Bristol poised for long-awaited revenge on Wasps

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Both the Bears and Wasps participated in 1-point games in the last round with Wasps on the losing side and Bristol, the winning. The two will kick Round 13 off with what should be a cracker at Ashton Gate.   Pat...

Eddie Jones names his side to face France

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones has named his side for this weekend’s Guinness Six Nations match against France.   England will host Les Bleus at Twickenham Stadium, in their penultimate championship fixture,...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup knockout stage draws to take place on Tuesday

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The draws for the knockout stages of the 2020/21 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments will take place in Lausanne, Switzerland next Tuesday (9 March).   The key event which starts...

Warriors seek to break Bristol at Sixways

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The stage is set at Sixways for the battle between Warriors and the Bears in the penultimate fixture of the Round.   An unattractive spectacle last weekend ended with Bristol  17-3 ahead on...

Exiles attempt to tame the Tigers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Exiles will travel to Welford Road on Friday with their tails up – after a valuable victory against Wasps last weekend – to face Leicester Tigers in the opening fixture of Round 12.   Leicester...

Premiership: Bristol 17-3 Leicester - Bears beat Tigers to stretch lead at top

1 month ago by BBC Rugby News

Bristol Bears stretch their lead on top of the Premiership to six points with victory over Leicester Tigers at Ashton Gate.