Premiership Rugby

Class of 2022: Retiring Players XV

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021/22 season is drawing to a close which means several players will be bringing their careers to an end.   We take a look at these players in the form of XV.   1. Rhys...

Saints announce departures

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hooker Reece Marshall is the longest-serving departee having played at cinch Stadium at Franklin’s Gardens since the 2014/15 season, while fellow front-rowers Nick Auterac, Conor Carey...

Saints go marching in to StoneX Stadium where Sarries lie in wait

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens will roll up their sleeves and busy themselves as much as possible against Saints at StoneX Stadium as a victory will secure a home semi-final for Mark McCall’s men.    Saints,...

Road to Marseille: Lyon

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Lyon having reached their maiden European final by advancing to the EPCR Challenge Cup showpiece, we look back at how they secured their clash with RC Toulon at Stade Vélodrome in Marseille...

Preview: Wasps bid to halt Lyon’s winning run

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps will need to halt Lyon’s six-match winning streak in the EPCR Challenge Cup this season in the clubs’ first ever meeting in Europe if they are to progress to their second final in the...

Maro Itoje returns for Saracens' Challenge Cup quarter-final

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maro Itoje returns in one of three changes to Saracens' starting XV from the side that beat Worcester Warriors last weekend.   Eroni Mawi, Jamie George and Vincent Koch continue in an unchanged...

England internationals Joe Cokanasiga & Sam Underhill return for Bath

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Miles Reid will make his 50th Bath Rugby appearance in the West Country derby with Gloucester on Saturday.     The 23-year-old homegrown flanker debuted for the Blue, Black and White in January...

Wales Women: Kelsey Jones to make her first start of the season

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wales Women have made eight personnel changes and two positional in the starting line-up to face Italy in the final round of the TikTok Women’s Six Nations.   Kelsey Jones, Cara Hope and...