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Rassie Erasmus weighs in on plans for South Africa to join the Six Nations

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok director of rugby Rassie Erasmus backs plans for a shake-up of the global calendar.   In a wide-ranging interview with the Daily Mail, Erasmus weighed in on the potential addition of South...

Six Nations: England suffer Cowan-Dickie blow, Ireland lose Porter, Parisse turns down recall

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England and Ireland have suffered injury blows ahead of their clash at Twickenham, with Luke Cowan-Dickie and Andrew Porter sidelined.     England have lost Luke Cowan-Dickie for the remainder...

McWilliams Names 38-Player Ireland Squad For Women’s Six Nations

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Greg McWilliams has named a 38-player Ireland squad for the upcoming Women’s Six Nations, as preparations for the 2022 Championship get underway with a first National...

Caelan Doris pens new Leinster deal

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland back rower Caelan Doris has signed a new deal to remain at Leinster along with winger Jordan Larmour and Tommy O'Brien.   There is no central for Doris, yet, despite him being...

Jones: "We’ve got a lot more belief than the three teams that can’t win it."

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England have recovered from their opening loss to Scotland by beating Italy and Wales.   Ireland, meanwhile, easily beat Wales before they went down fighting to France in Paris - the only team still...

Latest World Rankings: France & Spain Climb

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

France and Spain have been rewarded for their results in the Six Nations and Rugby Europe Championship this weekend.     Round three of the Six Nations resulted in some changes to the top...

Six Nations Team of the Week - Round Three

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round three of the Six Nations is done and dusted, with France still in the running for the Grand Slam after beating Scotland while England revived their title hopes with a win over Wales at Twickenham.     France...

England 23-19 Wales: Smith kicks hosts to scrappy Six Nations win

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Marcus Smith scored 18 points as England defeated Wales on Saturday, dominating much of the match and holding off a brief fightback.   England punished an error-strewn Wales performance to win 23-19...