Premiership Rugby

Tom Youngs announces retirement from rugby

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tom Youngs has confirmed his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.     The 35-year-old retires after making 215 appearances for Leicester Tigers, as well as gaining 28...

Premiership: Looking ahead to Round 23

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After a fortnight’s break in observation of the Champions and Challenge Cups, the Premiership is back in action, kicking off with two big clashes as Bristol Bears tackle Gloucester at Ashton Gate...

Champions Cup quarter-final dates, kick-off times and TV coverage announced

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR has announced the exact dates, kick-off times and broadcast coverage of the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final matches.     The elite last eight in the Champions Cup gets underway...

What happens if the aggregate scores are level in the second leg of the round of 16?

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ahead of this weekend’s decisive matches in the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg and in the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16, here is a reminder of the extra time protocol.     If...

EPCR Round of 16 referee appointments

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the knockout stages of European club rugby set to further intensify this weekend, EPCR can announce the referee appointments for the Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 2nd leg fixtures as well as...

Worcester Warriors sign a pair of Sale Sharks forwards

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Steve Diamond has made Sale Sharks pair Curtis Langdon and Cameron Neild his first signings for Warriors for the 2022/23 season.   England international hooker Langdon and back-row forward Neild...

Saints travel to battle the Exiles

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Exiles will welcome the familiar surroundings of their home turf when they host the Saints on Saturday afternoon.    Irish stumbled against the log-leading Leicester Tigers in the previous...

Disciplinary: Brad Davis & Curtis Rona (London Irish), & Thomas Gilbert-Hendrickson & Jannes Kirsten (Exeter Chiefs)

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The cases of Brad Davis and Curtis Rona, London Irish, and Thomas Gilbert-Hendrickson and Jannes Kirsten, Exeter Chiefs, were dealt with last night by a virtual independent disciplinary panel (Tuesday...