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Etzebeth named SA Rugby Player of the Year for 2022

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok centurion Eben Etzebeth has been voted SA Rugby’s Player of the Year for 2022 following a string of excellent performances by the experienced lock last year, while Canan Moodie won the...

Tom Stewart Joins Ireland Squad in Portugal as Wales Prep Intensifies

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster hooker Tom Stewart has joined the Ireland squad in Quinta do Lago to provide additional cover following a hamstring issue picked up by Ronan Kelleher. Kelleher will be managed by...

South Africa to host next two World Rugby U20 Championships

5 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

1 week 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

2 weeks 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...