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Six Nations Countdown: Throwback to 'Ruckgate'

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The year was 2017 and an Italian team marched into Twickenham with a noteworthy trick up their sleeves.   Some shrewd examination of the laws by the Italian coaching staff rendered a curious loophole...

South Africa to host next two World Rugby U20 Championships

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa will host the next two editions of the World Rugby U20 Championship, in 2023 and 2024, the global governing body and SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday, while Kenya was awarded the World Rugby...

England men's U20 to play in returning World Rugby U20 Championship

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men’s U20 will compete in the World Rugby U20 Championship, which returns for the first time since 2019 following COVID-forced cancellations. The tournament features the world’s...

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

1 week 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...

Six Nations Countdown: Four players who debuted at the age of 18

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the countdown to the kick off of the 2023 Six Nations continues, we find ourselves just 18 days out from the action. Today we take a look at four players who made their championship debuts at the tender...

Six Nations countdown: A Look at Wales' 2019 Grand Slam Campaign

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 tournament was the 125th running - including the times it was called the Home Nations Championship and Five Nations.   How Wales won their 2019 Six Nations Grand Slam:   Wales’...

Six Nations Countdown: The Last 22 Years

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It is 22 days until the 2023 Six Nations get underway, yesterday we selected our All Star 23 in the start of our daily countdown. In 2000 the Six Nations played it's very first game, having been the...

Ireland Squad Named For 2023 Guinness Six Nations Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland Coaching Team have named a 37-man squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations Championship, which kicks off with an away trip to Cardiff to face Wales on Saturday, 4th February. In...

Jones backed for instant impact on long-anticipated Wallabies return

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones will make an immediate impact on his return to Australia, for which "there was always writing on the wall", according to former England captain Chris Robshaw.   Jones was dismissed by...

Murphy Names Ireland U20 Squad For Six Nations

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Richie Murphy has today named a 32-man Ireland squad, sponsored by PwC, for the upcoming 2023 U20 Six Nations, including seven players who were involved in last year’s...