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EPCR Round of 16 referee appointments

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the knockout stages of European club rugby set to further intensify this weekend, EPCR can announce the referee appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg fixtures as well as...

Singapore set for thrilling finals day as South Africa’s sevens winning streak ends

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

USA’s Perry Baker scores last gasp try to bring South Africa’s incredible 36 match winning streak to an end Australia, New Zealand and the USA top their pools with perfect win records on...

Dan Leavy announces retirement from rugby with immediate effect

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has been announced this morning that Leinster Rugby back row Dan Leavy is to retire from the game with immediate effect.   The 27-year-old has played 79 times for Leinster Rugby since his debut...

Ronan O'Gara would 'love to have a go' at the England job

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

La Rochelle head coach Ronan O'Gara has described the England head coach role as a 'cracking job', highlighting the potential of the current squad.   Appearing on BT Sport's Rugby Tonight, O’Gara was asked...

Wales back in Top 10 of World Rugby Women’s Rankings

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Women's win against Ireland on Saturday has lifted the Welsh back into the Top 10 of the World Rugby Women’s Rankings at the expense of Spain, while the loss of 1.85 points drops...

Erasmus pens support for Eddie Jones in recent article

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok director of rugby Rassie Erasmus recently penned an article – published in the Daily Mail – in which he addressed the apparent panic spreading through the English rugby fraternity...

Antoine Dupont named 2022 Six Nations Player of the Championship

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Antoine Dupont has been crowned the 2022 Guinness Six Nations Player of the Championship after leading France to the Grand Slam.     The scrum-half became the first Frenchman...

Nigel Owens picks his 2022 Six Nations XV

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Referee Nigel has picked his 2022 Six Nations team of the tournament which, unsurprisingly, is dominated by French names while featuring only one Welshman in Josh Adams.    I'm going to go...

England Six Nations performance 'incredibly disappointing', says RFU chief executive

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Chief Executive Bill Sweeney says the RFU was disheartened by England's Six Nations run, but stresses the team is making progress.   England's Six Nations performance has been labelled "incredibly...