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Dylan Hartley retires from professional rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former England hooker and Northampton Saints' club legend Dylan Hartley has retired from professional rugby with immediate effect.     The 33-year-old hooker has been unable to recover from...

Eddie Jones names England team to play South Africa in final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play South Africa in the Rugby World Cup 2019 Final at Yokohama Stadium on Saturday 2 November.     Captain Owen Farrell will lead...

Earl double gets Sarries up and running

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ben Earl scored a second-half double as Saracens responded to their opening-day defeat with a 24-10 Premiership win at Leicester Tigers on Sunday.     Sarries started the defence of their...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Switch off for two minutes and it's game over for England against New Zealand

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: There has been a load of noise this week about this World Cup semi-final, but I just hope England have been able to step away from all that and go into their match bubble. ,

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I'd love to see Warren Gatland have a crack at a Rugby World Cup final

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: An exciting, close match is in store. I'd love Warren Gatland to have a shot at a World Cup final before he retires from the Wales job after the tournament concludes in Japan. ...

Sarries full-back Goode out for up to four months

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

European and Premiership champions Saracens are expected to be without European Player of the Year Alex Goode until the end of February.       Saracens full-back Alex Goode has been...

How to beat the All Blacks: Sir Clive's eight-point plan

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

England face the All Blacks on Saturday as they bid to reach a fourth Rugby World Cup final. World Cup winning coach SIR CLIVE WOODWARD offers up his eight-point plan for success. ,

George Ford's return at No 10 shows how confident Eddie Jones is

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: George Ford returning as the starting No 10 is very much a horses for courses selection and shows just how confident Eddie Jones is with his various midfield combinations. ,

Sam Harrison to leave Tigers in 2020

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sam Harrison will depart Leicester Tigers in the New Year, with the 29-year-old deciding to pursue career opportunities away from professional rugby in Australia.   The scrum-half has made 172 appearances...

Eddie Jones reinstates Ford-Farrell combination for RWC semi-final

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup semi final.     Captain Owen Farrell is named at inside centre with George Ford selected at fly...