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South Africa to host next two World Rugby U20 Championships

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa will host the next two editions of the World Rugby U20 Championship, in 2023 and 2024, the global governing body and SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday, while Kenya was awarded the World Rugby...

EPCR has received a citing complaint against Piers Francis

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Francis is alleged to have tackled Glasgow centre, Sione Tuipulotu, in a dangerous manner in the 42nd minute of the match in contravention of Law 9.13.The complaint was made by the match Citing Commissioner,...

France name 36-player squad for the 2023 U20s Six Nations

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

France U20s have named 36 players for the Under-20s Six Nations starting from January 25, 2023.     "After using 43 players in last season's Six Nations Tournament, we have decided to...

Six Nations countdown: A Look at Wales' 2019 Grand Slam Campaign

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2019 tournament was the 125th running - including the times it was called the Home Nations Championship and Five Nations.   How Wales won their 2019 Six Nations Grand Slam:   Wales’...

Six Nations Countdown: The Last 22 Years

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

It is 22 days until the 2023 Six Nations get underway, yesterday we selected our All Star 23 in the start of our daily countdown. In 2000 the Six Nations played it's very first game, having been the...

Ireland Squad Named For 2023 Guinness Six Nations Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ireland Coaching Team have named a 37-man squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations Championship, which kicks off with an away trip to Cardiff to face Wales on Saturday, 4th February. In...

Jones backed for instant impact on long-anticipated Wallabies return

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Eddie Jones will make an immediate impact on his return to Australia, for which "there was always writing on the wall", according to former England captain Chris Robshaw.   Jones was dismissed by...

Murphy Names Ireland U20 Squad For Six Nations

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head Coach Richie Murphy has today named a 32-man Ireland squad, sponsored by PwC, for the upcoming 2023 U20 Six Nations, including seven players who were involved in last year’s...

Scotland name 2023 Six Nations training squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath Rugby wing Ruaridh McConnochie, Glasgow Warriors centre Stafford McDowall and stand-off Ben Healy, who recently agreed a move to Edinburgh Rugby from Munster, are all named in head coach Gregor Townsend’s...

Eight new faces in France squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fabien Galthié has called on eight uncapped players in his France squad as they look to defend the Guinness Six Nations title they won in such style a year ago.   Les Bleus claimed a first...