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Jamison Gibson-Park and Cian Healy ruled out of French Test

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Connacht scrum-half Caolin Blade and Leinster loosehead prop Michael Milne have joined the Ireland squad today as the group assembled this afternoon at the IRFU High Performance Centre in Dublin.   Blade...

Scotland equal all-time high in World Rugby Men’s Rankings

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland have moved above England and into fifth place in the World Rugby Men’s Rankings following their 29-23 win at Twickenham on Saturday.   Duhan van der Merwe’s brilliant brace...

Six Nations: Five things we learned from Italy vs France

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Italy and France played out a classic in Rome, and while the Grand Slam champions came away with five points, the Azzurri may be more positive heading into round two of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations.   In...

Six Nations Countdown: Day 1 - The best tries from 2022

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2023 Six Nations is finally upon us and players and supporters alike are raring to go.   Much like recent years, the 2023 instalment promises to be ultra-competitive as Europe’s finest...

PREVIEW: Italy vs France

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two of the northern hemisphere's in-form teams will collide when France play Italy at Stadio Olimpico to bring the opening weekend of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations to a close.  Les Bleus won every...

PREVIEW: England U20s vs Scotland U20s

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Scotland renew their rivalry on the opening weekend of the Under-20 Six Nations in an enticing head-to-head at Twickenham Stoop on Friday night. Scotland travel south in search of revenge...

World Ranking Permutations for the 1st Round of 6 Nations/Rugby Europe

4 days ago by World Rugby

World Rugby has published the ranking permutations for the opening rounds of the men's Guinness Six Nations and Rugby Europe Championship 2023 this weekend.  Permutation highlights: Ireland are...

Six Nations Countdown: Day 2 - 2 Irish flyhalves, 2 last-gasp drop-goal victories

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Few players possess the nerves of steel it requires to drop the ball on the foot in the heat of battle at the death in the hope of snatching victory from the gaping jaws of defeat.   At the Millennium...

Six Nations Countdown: Day 3 - Six Nations Hat-Tricks

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

It takes a player being on top of his game to enjoy the rare honour of dotting down three times, especially in the international arena.   The Six Nations has been treated with some memorable hat-tricks...