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Ireland Squad Players Who Deserve World Cup Chance

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After the Six Nations championship a host of fringe players played their way into contention for selection for the World Cup  in Japan. The loss of form to some front line players and injuries allowed...

Wales heroes Jones and North sidelined for a month

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ospreys have confirmed Alun Wyn Jones and George North both sustained injuries during the Six Nations that could end their season.       Alun Wyn Jones and George North will miss...

Wales captain named Six Nations Player of the Championship

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales captain and lock Alun Wyn Jones has been named as the 2019 Six Nations Player of the Championship.     Jones captained Wales to their first Grand Slam since 2012. Wales’s...

2020 & 2021 Six Nations Fixtures Announced

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the final weekend of the 2019 Championship, Six Nations are pleased to announce the fixtures for the 2020 and 2021 Six Nations Championships.     The first weekend of 2020 will see...

Scrum Queens: Women's Six Nations Team of the Tournament

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Player of the Tournament: Sarah Bern (England) There is no question here about who this goes to this time around. Bern is so young that it is feasible we will still be talking about her in an England...

South Africa faces mass exodus post World Cup - reports

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A report in South Africa suggests that SA Rugby could see an unprecedented number of players leave their shores after the World Cup in Japan.     Afrikaans newspaper the Rapport has...

Ultimate Rugby's Six Nations Awards

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a cracking 2019 Six Nations, we hand out our individual awards from the 2019 edition of the competition that saw Wales win their third Grand Slam under Warren Gatland.     Try of the...

Ireland Fringe Players That Have Enhanced Their World Cup Claims

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dave Kilcoyne The Munster prop played four games in the Six Nations under Declan Kidney but had to wait until this year's tournament to add to that total. He made five appearances off the bench as he...

Six Nations 2019 Stat Leaders

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling tournament has come to an end and Wales went on to win the Grand Slam in fine style. The England vs Scotland game after was a dead rubber in terms of the Championship but turned out to be one...

The numbers behind Wales' Grand Slam Six Nations

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After Wales won the Six Nations Grand Slam on Saturday, we used Opta data to review the 2019 campaign.       The 2019 Six Nations reached a thrilling conclusion on Saturday as Wales...