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How rugby has been impacted by the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19)

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A number of games across multiple leagues have been impacted by the outbreak of the coronavirus.   The sporting calendar over the next few weeks looks extremely bare as events continue to...

Premiership to relax ban on releasing non-England players for Six Nations - Report

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The postponement of the Six Nations until later this year teed up a potential stumbling block for the likes of Wales, Scotland and Italy with a number of their players currently representing Premiership...

Premiership clubs to release Welsh, Scots and Italians if Six Nations restarts

4 months ago by The Guardian

Usual restrictions outside Test windows will not applyWales v Scotland and two Italy matches to be rescheduledWales, Scotland and Italy will be able to select full-strength teams if their postponed Six...

Pieter-Steph | The Journey Of The Springbok Hardman Who Just Won't Give In

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gentle, soft-spoken and humble off the field, relentless, combative and passionate between the four white lines – Pieter-Steph du Toit is truly one of the modern game’s Jeckyll & Hyde characters.   It...

Six Nations Team Of The Competition

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It's been one of the strangest Six Nations season since the competition was impacted by the outbreak of foot and mouth back in 2001.    The 2020 edition of the Championship may not have...

Alaalatoa suffers broken arm, Premiership suspended, European quarter-finals off

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership suspended for five weeks, European quarter-finals off     The Premiership has been suspended for five weeks and the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup and Challenge...

WATCH: Romain Poite denies a young Stuart Hogg a try on his test debut back in 2012

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Now a seasoned Scottish International and a British and Irish and his country's captained, we rewind to 2012 when an exciting fullback from Glasgow made his test debut against Wales during the Six Nations.   Hogg...

Ireland's 2007 U20s Grand Slamers: Where are they now?

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The year is 2007 and although Ireland's senior side came second in the men's Six Nations claiming a Triple Crown, the u21s have impressed Grand Slamming the u21 Six Nations and claimed a Triple Crown.   The...

Top Points Scorer In Test Rugby History Per Nation

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sharpshooters and backline generals. We take a look at test rugby's point machines and best placekickers in test match rugby history.    We take a look at the top scorers from some of...

Further postponements due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak - Update

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A number of games across multiple leagues have been impacted by the outbreak of the coronavirus.   Below you will see all the games postponed with the list being updated following the confirmation...