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Ruaridh Dawson signs for Cornish Pirates

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second new face confirmed by the Cornish Pirates is scrum-half Ruaridh Dawson.     Born in Consett, in the north-west county of Durham, he has signed a one-year contract and will arrive...

South Africa take the title after stunning comeback in Singapore

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa denied Fiji back-to-back titles in Singapore with a dramatic 20-19 victory in the Cup final at the National Stadium.     England claimed the bronze medal with a vital victory...

England scrum-half Robson out for three months with deep vein thrombosis

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps confirmed that England number nine Dan Robson needs treatment for deep vein thrombosis that will last three months.     England scrum-half Dan Robson will miss three months as he recovers...

MLR a significant boost to U.S. competitiveness - Gary Gold

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Coach Gary Gold said Major League Rugby (MLR) will help the United States be more competitive at the World Cup in Japan, but conceded we might only see the best of his side in four years’ time.     The...

Fiji take fifth consecutive title in Hong Kong

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji created history by securing a fifth consecutive title in Hong Kong with a 21-7 victory over France in the Cup final at the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens, while USA claimed third place to maintain...

Shoulder injury ends Ben Youngs' season

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Youngs had an operation on his shoulder and will consequently miss the rest of Leicester Tigers' Premiership campaign.     England and Leicester Tigers scrum-half Ben Youngs will miss...

Norton sets new try scoring record at Hong Kong Sevens

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The top five teams in the Series standings – USA, New Zealand, Fiji, South Africa and England - all claimed victories in their first group phase games on the opening day in front of another huge...

Bedford Blues sign up three more for 2019/20

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bedford Blues have announced the capture of three new players for the 2019/20 Championship season.     Arriving at Goldington Road in the summer will be scrum half Grayson Hart from London...

Leinster rest Sexton due to niggle, Itoje & Hogg set for returns

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton has been left out of Leinster's team for the European Champions Cup quarter-final against Ulster due to a "little niggle", Leo Cullen has confirmed.   World Player of the Year Sexton...

Edinburgh aim to ‘out-Munster Munster’ for place in Champions Cup semi-finals

8 months ago by The Guardian

• Richard Cockerill’s team includes seven Scotland forwards• More than 35,000 expected at Murrayfield on SaturdayRichard Cockerill seemed as surprised as anyone to be namechecked by the Rugby Football...